Exotic fish released as part of a Buddhist religious practice have become the preferred food option for otters, potentially mitigating the impact these introductions have on native species.
A new census of the world’s largest invasive species reveals the population is roughly double the size scientists previously estimated.
The invasion of pythons has had little to no impact on cotton rats, explaining why some areas are now increasingly dominated by rodents.
A new study cataloged all the species uncovered by research expeditions in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone, which has become a potential hotspot for deep-sea mining.
The Saildrone Surveyor mission discovered the unnamed, 3,200-foot-tall formation in February while mapping the seafloor off the coast of California.
The beheading, which may have been motivated by a recent spate of crocodile attacks on humans, could spell trouble for the local ecosystem.
The discovery of a strange group of viruses, dubbed mirusviruses, that infect ocean plankton across the globe may shed light on the origin of herpes.
Researchers have unearthed tiny fragments of DNA in the Arctic that were left by plants, microbes and animals that lived in a previously unknown ecosystem in Greenland.
Tree growth in temperate forests is driven by availability of water and not by temperature as previously thought.
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