When government wouldn't fund female fieldwork, Agnes Chase pulled together her own resources.
He brought us the term "global warming," furthering our understanding of the ways in which people affect the planet's climate.
People are understandably reluctant to make much use of sewer sludge. Can rebranding human waste as "biosolids" change the public's mind?
Once seasonal migrants, the iconic birds of prey are settling in the state.
When Silent Spring was published, the response was overtly gendered. Rachel Carson's critics depicted her as hysterical, mystical, and witchy.
Humans and mosquitoes share a surprising amount of genes and have similar hunger controls.
Heliconian butterflies choose mates with similar wing patterns. Their genes make them do it.
European great tits kill migratory pied flycatchers over nesting sites. The warming weather is to blame.
Offshore oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic Ocean will involve seismic blasts, which may be harmful to whales and marine mammals.
City gardens and hotel rooftops can serve as refuges—and food corridors—for the troubled species.