Nessiteras rhombopteryx: The Loch Ness Monster
Why the Loch Ness Monster has a scientific binomial.
How to Be the Fattest Bear
Gaining enough weight to survive a winter of hibernation is actually very hard work.
The Incredible Moving Forest
For as long as plants have existed, there have been moving forests, migrating across the earth’s surface in response to changes in the climate.
Why Do Animals Share?
Natural selection should weed out the do-gooders and leave only egoists, but animals share just the same.
What Lies Beneath the Museum?
Paradoxically, museum specimens of long-dead animals may offer us the keys to protecting live ones.
The peer-reviewed ecological journal Oikos has nothing to do with the popular brand of Greek yogurt that shares its name.
Old Data, New Discoveries: Solving The Paradox of the Plankton
In 1961, G. E. Hutchinson first outlined what he called the paradox of the plankton. Over 50 years later, it may be solved.
Overhunting Can Kill Forests, Too
Researchers in Thailand have discovered that overhunting in tropical forests doesn’t just kill animals, it kills also trees.