ecosystems

microplastics

Microplastics Have Been Found in Our Deepest Ocean Animals

Scientists found plastics in the guts of amphipods at Challenger Deep, some 10,890 meters below the sea surface.
Becky Ferreira
2.27.19
urban wildlife

Extremely Angry Deer Are Terrorizing the People of Vancouver Island

Deer are encroaching on our cities. It’s bad for us, and for them.
Lisa Cumming
6.6.17
Casper

Mining For Smartphone Metals Could Kill Rare and Beautiful Deep Sea Creatures

Newly discovered “Casper” octopus among the species under threat from proposed mining projects.
Grennan Milliken
12.23.16
Art

Marina Abramović and Mark Ruffalo Speak Out in New Climate Change Documentary

'In This Climate' is a plea from artists and activists to take environmental action now.
Diana Shi
12.3.16
earth

The Global Human Footprint Is Running Out of Globe

A new study offers the first human footprint measure since 1993. It's not all bad.
Michael Byrne
8.24.16
Canada

Badgers Are More Scared of the BBC Than Bears

European badgers are more afraid of human voices than bears or wolves, a study found.
Kate Lunau
7.25.16
Australia

Plague of Bats Holds Australian Town Hostage with Aerial Shit Blitz

Whether people like it or not, these mammals and their guano play an important role in Australia’s native forest ecosystems.
Sarah Emerson
6.11.16
robots

Pro Tip: Give Your Ocean Robot a Bath

Some tips on preventing an invasive species from hitching a ride on your underwater ROV.
Matthew Braga
9.29.15
Design

The Environment Is Your Playground in an Interactive 3D Ecosystem

For the New York Hall of Science's Great Hall Design I/O have created huge, complex interactive ecosystems where your actions affect the digital environment.
Kevin Holmes
6.30.15
Gaming

Windows 10 Comes Preinstalled with 'Candy Crush' Whether You Like It or Not

A disgrace to 'Minesweeper.'
Emanuel Maiberg
5.15.15
earth

The Underwater Industrial Revolution Is Driving Ocean Life to Extinction

Humans have pushed hundreds of land animals into extinction. Is it too late to save marine wildlife from the same fate?
Becky Ferreira
1.15.15
Photo

Photographs of Animals Eating Each Other

Photographer Catherine Chalmers' new series 'Food Chain' showcases the circle of life—blood, guts, and all.
Alison Stevenson
7.14.14
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