A new study has found bumblebees to have a trick up their sleeves that scientists never knew about before: if they’re pollen-deprived, the bees can force plants to bloom a whole month earlier than they otherwise would!
An annual report has shown 50% more fish populations in 2018 in comparison to 2010, with the European Union achieving a record drop in overfishing within its waters.
Frogs and salamanders cross roads every spring, and their risky migrations could wipe out entire populations within a few years. But the COVID-19 pandemic has given scientists a surprise opportunity to prove that reducing road traffic could save these creatures from extinction.
The North Carolina Zoo is celebrating the birth of five red wolf pups as part of a breeding program aimed at recovering the critically endangered species.
A team of scientists in Kenya and the United Kingdom have discovered a microbe that prevents mosquitoes from getting malaria, in turn protecting people from getting infected by the deadly disease.
The coronavirus lockdown measures have inevitably reduced human activity, and flamingos are taking advantage of the enhanced conditions: in comparison to 2019, an estimated 25% more flamingos have flocked to India's Mumbai Metropolitan Region this year!
After discovering that the antibodies in llamas could neutralize SARS and MERS, researchers in Belgium quickly shifted the study to COVID-19 – and found that the same antibodies are successfully able to defuse the new virus too!
240 years after they’ve been last seen in England, white-tailed eagles have finally made their first appearance above the North York Moors – all thanks to a new project aimed at re-introducing the birds back to the nation.
Conservationists are seeing a gradual growth in Africa’s population of black rhinos, giving a glimpse of hope in the protection measures taken for the endangered animals.
Scientists in Arunachal Pradesh, India have discovered five new reptiles over the past year, and the latest has been given quite a unique name, inspired by the Harry Potter character Salazar Slytherin.