A new giant tortoise species, named the Eastern Santa Cruz Tortoise, was recently found in Galapagos. Now studies are helping researchers target conservation efforts that will help protect the animals and their natural habitats.
A recent study in the Adirondacks found that the growth decline among the area sugar maples began in the 1970s. Researchers are looking for reasons, which might involve acid rain, climate change and insects. But they are finding that maples are not like other trees.