Honeybees getting lost?

Honeybees getting lost?

As colony collapse disorder continues to attack honeybee hives, a new study shows that a common insecticide interferes with their More »

Putting the brakes on fish invasions

Putting the brakes on fish invasions

Ecologists are desperate to forestall a devastating invasion of the Lakes. Should canal be closed to cut off the damaging fish, or is More »

Flying robots

Flying robots

Compared to regular airplanes, radio-controlled craft are safer, cheaper, and easier to use for observing wildlife. More »

Amphibian anxiety

Amphibian anxiety

Amphibians are disappearing faster than any other animals. A new study looks at the effects of changes in climate, land use and More »

Tundra fire: Bad news on warming

Tundra fire: Bad news on warming

The globe warms, and the Arctic starts to burn. A new study measures carbon releases from the largest tundra fire in North America. More »

Wildfire!

Wildfire!

Constant fire-fighting has made remaining fires more intense, but controlled burns have their own hazards. More »

The secret life of cats

The secret life of cats

Humans and cats have enjoyed each other’s company for millennia, but scientists have discovered some troubling secrets of free-roaming More »

Testing seafood in the Gulf

Testing seafood in the Gulf

Fish contamination was rare after the oil spill in the Gulf, with levels of dangerous hydrocarbons well below “levels of concern.” More »

Nuclear nightmare in Japan

Nuclear nightmare in Japan

With three nuclear reactors and three pools of spent fuel teetering on the edge of meltdown, Japanese technicians struggled to throttle More »

Tsunami: The killer wave

Tsunami: The killer wave

Could an offshore earthquake start a deadly tsunami, as in Sumatra and Japan? Where do tsunamis get their power? How do warning systems More »

A climate of extremes?

A climate of extremes?

Are extreme heat, wicked cyclones and record rainfalls signs of climate change, or just more changes in the weather? Will warming More »