Google has granted $5 million funds to World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to buy "drones" and use them to monitor endangered species such as rhinoceros and tigers in Africa and Asia.
The 2011 drought in Horn of Africa not only affected millions of people living there, but also caused the songbirds to delay their migration to northern Europe, a new study shows.
Urban birds are using cigarette butts to ward off pests from invading their nests, suggests a new study.
Australian scientists have developed a new variety of pineapple that has a coconut flavor, reports ABC News.
Invasive cheatgrass is causing wildfires frequently in the Great Basin, reveals a new study.
The African lion population has declined about 75 percent in the last 50 years, reports a new study published Tuesday.
Warming waters are causing the lobsters in the Gulf of Maine to indulge in cannibalism, where the big lobsters seem to feast on smaller ones, reports Reuters.
Emissions of carbon rose by 3 percent last year and will reach a record high in 2012, a new study revealed Sunday.
Dispersant used to clean up oil released in the Gulf of Mexico during the Deep Water Horizon spill in 2010 is 52 times more toxic than the oil alone, reveals a new study.
Spider silk helps in protecting plants from insects, reveals a new study.
Researchers have discovered three new species of springtails (Collembola) in the Maestrazgo caves in Teruel, Spain.
A new study sheds light on how insects recover from chill-coma, which will help in managing agriculture and biodiversity in the wake of climate change, researchers say.
Scientists have found a Pac-Man-shaped feature on Saturn's Tethys, similar to the one discovered on the planet's other moon Mimas in 2010.
Scientists have discovered a diverse group of bacteria thriving in the brine of an Antarctic lake that lies beneath 60 feet of ice.