Ecologists have found that thousands of drowning wildebeest contribute nutrients to their ecosystem in an example of the 'circle of life.'
The data captured by the cameras will not only help scientists understand the whale's feeding patterns, social habits and role in the Antarctic ecosystem, but as well as help them determine how any change in krill populations affect them. By understanding these, they will be able to come up with measures to help them survive.
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates that humans on Earth consume about 400 million tonnes of meat and fish each year while spiders eat 400-800 million tons of prey every year.
While the bird-eating snake, also known as the brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularishas) already eliminated many bird species on the area, a new study revealed that it is also destroying the Pacific island's forests.
If you are a "Star Trek" fan, or at least knows a bit about this movie, for sure, you'd identify what a tricorder is. Now, instead of a sci-fi gadget, experts have created a tricorder-like technology to halt GMOs' risk to nearby ecosystem.
Humans are the new super predators --- Study reveals small animals fear humans more than their actual predator
More than one-third of the world's population cannot see the night skies because of light pollution, but its effect on wildlife and ecosystem is even worse than you think.
Six years after the tragedy, a new study reveals that the negative impact of the largest accidental marine oil spill is worse than scientists originally thought.
The U.S. Geological Survey's National Wildlife Health Center recently verified the white-nose syndrome (WNS) in a little brown bat. The white-nose syndrome is a disease caused by a fungus and has killed millions of bats in North America.
Humans may be speeding up the otherwise slow process of evolution by introducing new species to unfamiliar areas. Consequently, heightened competition leads to a loss of diversity.
Alligators are growing much smaller and reproducing less in the Florida Everglades. As an indicator species, this suggests the local ecosystem is in poor health, which puts dozens of other threatened and endangered species at risk, too.
In recent years, Florida wildlife officials have been concerned the growing population of rhesus macaques living in Silver Springs State Park. They feared the nonnative animals were taking a toll on the region's ecosystem and had the potential to transmit diseases. But a new study by San Diego State University biologists proves otherwise.
A new study suggests nurse sharks have the lowest metabolic rate of any shark species. This means they don't have as great an impact on their ecosystems as large predators do.
Storks and other European birds have been cutting their annual migrations to Africa short by stopping to feed at nearby landfills. Researchers say consuming "junk food" is unhealthy, and when the birds alter their travel plans they disrupt ecosystems both at home and at their winter destinations.
Hydroelectric dams planned for the tropical rivers of Mekong, Amazon and Congo could destroy local fish habitats and cause human populations to relocate, too. A team of researchers suggest new ways to evaluate the cost and benefits of these massive structures.