Top Posts & Pages
- The Butterfly Effect: How a Little (Climate) Change Can Lead to Chaos
- Cattle-grazing: Can it really destroy ecosystems?
- How important is soil depth in ecology?
- The ecological effects and implications of coral mining and natural disturbances
- Deforestation Poses Threat to Sumatran Tiger Population
- Is the Clearing of Alien/Invasive Species in South Africa Cost-Effective?
- More Than Just Earthworms: Decomposers and Their Contribution to Plant Biodiversity
- The Importance of Soil Depth Properties in Ecological Management
- The Fall of The Honey Bee, or the Fall of Humanity?
- Using DNA to Identify Primate Bushmeat for Conservation
Monthly Archives: October 2016
How do turtles get herpes? Nobody knows for sure, but this particular strain of herpesvirus creates cauliflower-like tumors that may end up costing the turtle’s life. Fibropapillomatosis (FP) is a disease that has been observed across all species of sea … Continue reading
“Mammoth of BC” by Tyler Ingram is licensed under CC 2.0 Harry Potter and Stars Wars aren’t real, but Jurassic Park may soon be. Well, kind of. Dinosaurs aren’t coming back because they’ve been extinct for too long (66 million … Continue reading
2007’s Bee movie holds a special place in my heart. It features slapstick comedy, endless bee puns and a romance between a woman and a bee. All things considered, it has no right to be taken seriously by anyone. Yet the way I see … Continue reading
Based on modern environmental practices, the apocalyptic desert world of Mad Max: Fury Road may be the future we are heading towards, but recent research has revealed that certain practices may prevent such a disaster and even encourage environmental growth. … Continue reading
White Rhino Eye by Sara Yeomans CC 2.0 If you travel to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya you will have the opportunity to view the last three Northern White Rhinoceroses on the planet. Unable to reproduce, these three aging … Continue reading
“Myotis macropus” by Michael Pennay is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Although the coast is an extremely popular place to live, commercial development is causing a ghoulish decline in bat inhabitants. While coastal areas account for only 4% of the … Continue reading
“Coral bleaching in Chagos” by Mark Spalding/World Research Institute is licensed under CC 2.0 When we hear the phrase “coral reef,” the first thing that comes to mind is a rolling, rainbow expanse … Continue reading