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Ecologists propose using animal song to measure forest health.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Paleontologists have found incredible dinosaur diversity at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. What could nearby Bears Ears hold?

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Slow digestion and a diverse diet makes the lancetfish perfect for sampling deep sea life.

Teresa L. Carey, Contributor

Software helps a conservation group see where shade trees will best cool a river. Then the hard work starts.

Brian Owens, Contributor

In Ethiopia, churches may hold the key to protecting threatened species.

Teresa L. Carey, Contributor

A new model describes how floating ice can get jammed in a narrow strait, creating a giant frozen walkway.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Scientists find first evidence that oil from the spill reached land-based animals.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

A new study suggests the ecosystem -- and others like it -- can't be relied upon to remove excess carbon from the atmosphere.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

What we hear can help to measure health of an ecosystem.

Mary Caperton Morton, Contributor

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