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While it’s a very sad tale, bees aren’t to blame for the demise of penguins in South Africa — you can blame climate change and humanity for that one.

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Large quantities of nano- and micro-plastics in soil impact the health of crops. What can you do to prevent it?

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This recent discovery yields surprising new information on fluorescence use by insects

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A new study of Rhesus macaques tells us a lot about how smoke exposure can affect the health of other animals living in areas prone to wildfires.

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Massive bleaching events fueled by climate change can be deadly for reefs. Bleach-resistant corals could save reefs facing complete extinction.

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Reefs are important economically and ecologically

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the largest reefs…


New research says this is the negative impact of more than six cups of black gold.

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Recent video shows a tortoise stalking, killing, and eating a baby bird. Could life be more upside-down?

Giant cuddly reptile? Or deadly killing machine? (Photo by Clint Patterson on Unsplash).


Ancient Aztecs knew the importance of these tiny seeds centuries before they hit grocery shelves worldwide.

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Wasps and figs share a rich mutualistic history, each relying on the other for survival.

Many a wasp has crossed those fleshy fruits (Photo by Jocelyn Morales on Unsplash)

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PhD in ecology and pollinator health, breaking down big ideas in science and sharing new research with all.

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