Yellow-spotted monitors, in Western Australia, have been found to keeping a deep, spiraling burrow in their hip pocket of security tactics, as it were, researchers say.
This is the first summer for the 30 bison restored to prairie grasslands maintained by the Illinois chapter of the Nature Conservancy. They're much better than your lawnmower, regardless of its brand.
Sprite phenomena, found 25 to 50 miles above thunderstorms--may have to do with gravity and the atmosphere.
Having met their end after 1994 genocide, lions are being re-introduced to a Rwandan national park.
As sea ice retreats in Iceland and Greenland Seas, the traditional exchange of cold and warm currents for Europe and northern Africa could shift.
If we know only about 80 percent of the Earth's species, it's exciting that a new grant is focusing on the "megadiverse" rivers and rainforests of northeast Malaysia.
Carbon emissions for tar-sands refined oil and gas are significantly higher than for domestic crude, because of processes involved, say researchers.
Seabirds that have traditionally flocked and nested in the Gulf of California are choosing to spend more time in Southern California.
The world-wide population of pygmy sloths might be 3,000 or more. Still few for a species, but larger than previously thought.
Some grasses can be bred for salt-tolerance, meaning more fresh water for us.
When ice-bergs calve from a glacier, sometimes they tip back into it and send the glacier bounding backward, causing a glacial earthquake.
In high-altitude forests with slow tree growth and snow, sometimes it's better not to plant trees for carbon offsets, say Dartmouth researchers.
Super-bright pigments in corals have been discovered far under the Red Sea, deeper than standard Scuba divers go. Researchers say they're good for medicine.
Starfish have something in common with flatworms.