"The ecological impact of Native Americans before European arrival has been debated for decades," researcher Wyatt Oswald said.
Significant fire outbreaks in the Amazon, Australia and the Arctic Circle—among others—made headlines around the world this year.
"Our thoughts are with the people and biodiversity in this tragedy," Diana Bell—a professor of Conservation a Biology—said
While some of the salamanders survived in the bells for 19 days, others went from alert, active and swimming in the pitcher fluid to dead in three days.
Researchers predict that the average total body mass of mammals will drop by 25 percent over the next century.
Opportunistic sharks feast on migrating birds, scientists believe.
The Gaia hypothesis proposes that life, through its interactions with the Earth's crust, oceans, and atmosphere, produced a stabilising effect which has enabled it to survive under conditions which would have wiped it out on non-regulating planets.
Scientists discovered a new form of photosynthesis that could expand the search for alien life and help with genetically engineering crops to live in lower light conditions.
Rubber ducks aren't just for bath time any more—they're now the subject of an ecological study.
Sealed Air Corporation ranked among the top 10 publicly traded companies in the U.S. for sustainability practices on Newsweek's Green Rankings 2017 list.
Assessment of 63 protected areas shows dramatic decline that cannot be explained through natural means.
The findings could potentially shed light on the behavior of other animals where female aggression is high.
It's tricky to redefine what citizenship means in an era such as ours.
The team behind the study believes the forest contains 16,000 tree types.
Almost 3,000 fines handed out as French capital seeks to tackle dangerous levels of particulate matter.
Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve dismissed calls to resign following the death of a young protester in police clashes