Why Do Geese Fly in V Formations?
The answer may surprise you.
Botanist and Murderer? The Strange End of George R. Proctor
The obituary of noted botanist George R. Proctor reveals a surprising story.
Fire Season is Getting Longer and Longer
A look at how climate change and human influences are changing the dynamics of fire, and the landscape, in the American west.
Chernobyl: Can Wildlife Return After the Blast?
For 30 years we have assumed that no life would return to Chernobyl after the nuclear disaster there. We may be wrong.
We’re Down to Half the Fish in the Sea
Since the 1970s, half of the world's fish population has disappeared. We trace the history of this ecological disaster.
Venom Found in the Unlikeliest of Animals
Venom is used by some surprising animals, including mammals.
Turtle Shells: More Than Meets the Eye
Turtle shells evolved over time from earlier precursor structures.
Why Urban Crabs Are More Aggressive
Urban crabs are more aggressive than their rural counterparts because of heavy metal contamination.
Drones Stress Out Bears, Too
The effects of drones and planes on animal stress.
Nothing Beats a Dolphin Riding a Whale
Studies of play in dolphins