Warming climate has forced mountain pine beetles to invade high-elevation trees that are not strong enough to defend and stop them, finds a new study.
Botanists have discovered a new cave-dwelling flowering plant species in China that can thrive in low light levels.
A rare Titan arum flower, also known as the "corpse flower," has bloomed for the second time since 2010 in a botanical garden in Southern Brazil.
A 100 million-year-old fossil forest, including large trees and rare insects, has been discovered on the Chatham Islands of New Zealand.
Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest affects the diversity of microbial communities, finds a new study.
Landscapes with more paved roads and constructions are causing a negative impact on ground-nesting bumblebees
A new study by researchers in Sweden has found that Christmas trees absorb methane, a second most important greenhouse gas next to carbon dioxide.
In the early 1900s, an archaeologist, William Mills, dug up a treasure-trove of carved stone pipes that had been buried almost 2,000 years earlier.
A series of rapid environmental changes in East Africa roughly 2 million years ago may be responsible for driving human evolution, according to researchers at Penn State and Rutgers University.
A research team led by biogeochemists at the University of California, Riverside has tested a popular hypothesis in paleo-ocean chemistry, and proved it false.
The delayed diversification and proliferation of eukaryotes, creatures that possess a membrane-bound nucleus, was not due to less availability of zinc, a new study finds.
A new study predicts a 10 percent drop in the annual stream flow of Colorado River over next few decades, owing to climate change and human population growth.
Mountains on the Hawaiian islands are slowly dissolving from within and will turn into a flat, low-lying island, a new study shows.