- Aug 14, 2014A recent paper describes how communities known as climate relicts can help scientists understand how ecological communities are affected by climate change.
- Aug 1, 2014New findings suggest some sensitive rainforest-restricted species may survive climate change and avoid extinction.
- Jul 28, 2014Stanford Biology Professor Rodolfo Dirzo and his colleagues warn that this "defaunation" could have harmful downstream effects on human health.
- Jun 17, 2014The first fossil evidence of forest fire may help explain conditions leading up to extinction.
- Jun 5, 2014A new study of how biodiversity arises shows how a mutation in a single gene during development can lead to different consequences not only in jaw shape, but how this leads to different feeding strategies to exploit different ecological niches
- Jun 1, 2014Researchers have released ground-breaking findings that dismiss the ‘Neutral Theory of Biodiversity’. The theory has dominated biodiversity research for the past decade, and been advocated as a tool for conservation and management efforts.