The winter season isn't the only thing stripping leaves off trees and leaving them bare. Cold months also bring with them a veritable swarm of winter months, insects that could lay eggs and potentially cause another spring of defoliated and dying trees.
A graduate student unlocks the mystery of deep sea world creatures, saying that these creatures could have a sixth sense for navigating in the dark.
Killer whales have been studied for the first time in their North Atlantic range. Compared to their Pacific Northwest counterparts that feast on Chinook salmon, the Atlantic dwellers prefer preying on minke whales.
Beaver dams are helping restore natural ecosystems throughout the U.S. Essentially, a beaver dam blocks off water in one section of the stream, which then creates a pond or lake. Using this, researchers may have found a way to remove excess nitrogen from local estuaries.