From 1932 to 1968, the Chisso chemical factory discharged up to 600 tonnes of mercury into the Shiranui Sea. This led to mass poisoning and a UN treaty.
Scientists have produced pigs that can resist a billion dollar animal virus.
Soil fungi supply nutrients to trees, but as they wither from pollution, trees suffer too.
A robot disguised as a crocodile is helping scientists understand that mass fish die-offs serve a purpose.
What's noisier, nature or civilization? Whether we consider the sounds of nature to be pleasant or menacing depends largely on our ideologies.
A citizen scientist bred low-mow, slow-grow grass that needs little water and fertilizer.
Songbirds may loose their entire broods to cuckoos’ parasitic tricks.
As conservation efforts succeed, wolves, leopards, alligators, and other predators colonize new lands.
Rising temperatures are upsetting the bee-orchid pollinating schedule, threatening to snuff out the flower.
Ichthyosaurs gave birth to live offspring, had huge eyes and lived all over the world.