Returning large, wild herbivores to Europe could help maintain soil health and discourage invasive species, but these cows have some political baggage...
Can using forest harvests for biofuel be carbon neutral? A case study of the Northern Forest appears to say "no."
Polar bear mothers are known to adopt and raise cubs from non-related litters. Why do they make a multi-year commitment to do it?
Cretan rockrose has been used as a medicine for millennia. Its unusual harvesting methods were documented by the ancient historian Herodotus.
Gaps in the forest canopy can reveal important information, and result in regeneration.
Deforestation in areas where residents hunt and gather food can lead to malnutrition, food insecurity, and greater forest loss.
A policy framework proposal seeks to elevate the needs and rights of all living organisms in the environment.
For flowering plants in the Arctic, cold temperatures don't mean death. But warmer temperatures might.
Cassava can grow in hot climates with little rainfall. It may be the "root crop of the century."
Coca has a long history of use in Peru: for sacred ritual, economic productivity, courtship and celebration of life events.