New climate models suggest that parts of the Persian Gulf may experience waves of deadly heat that will eventually force humans to relocate. The region's shallow waters, intense solar rays and clear skies ultimately cause cities to exceed the "tipping point" for human survival.
University of Florida researchers who recently published a study on 100 fossil species from one Bahamas island, say that most species that no longer exist there failed after the arrival of humans but survived long periods of climate change first.
In 1609, when Henry Hudson arrived on the island of Manhattan, black bear, wolves, deer, beavers and river otters likely all lived there. One conservation ecologist thinks that and more is useful for planners and visitors to know.
By studying both the beneficial nutrients and the harmful contaminants of fish collaboratively, Dartmouth researchers are able to better understand the pros and cons to eating seafood.
Bluebirds are able to increase their songs and lower their pitch to compensate for increasing background noises that otherwise inhibit communication between them and their potential mates.