Blogs Flora & Fauna

Image of the Day: An Aussie Arachnid Invasion

  • Published: Mar 10th, 2012

Massive spiderwebs have taken over the countryside in parts of New South Wales thanks to record rains and flooding.

Image of the Day: Lonely Survivor Endures in Sea of Brown

  • Published: Mar 4th, 2012

Slash and burn practices in northern Thailand leave one lone green tree in a sea of brown.

Image of the Day: (Not Enough) Snow Falling on Cedars

  • Published: Feb 29th, 2012

A warming climate is killing off yellow-cedar trees on more than 500,000 acres of Southeast Alaska.

Image of the Day: Moss May Explain Earth’s Mini Ice Ages

  • Published: Feb 3rd, 2012

According to researchers, the invasion of the land by primitive moss-like plants was a pivotal time in our history.

Groundhog Day in a Year Without a Winter

  • Published: Feb 2nd, 2012

Groundhog Day is here, but winter has already been more like spring in many parts of the U.S.

Texas Drought Threatens Endangered Whooping Cranes

  • Published: Jan 10th, 2012

Conservationists fear the Texas drought may harm a large population of endangered whooping cranes.

Hybrid Sharks Discovery: Is There a Global Warming Connection?

  • Published: Jan 3rd, 2012

Scientists have discovered a never-before-seen hybrid shark species, but is it evidence of climate adaptation?

Global Warming and Malaria: It’s Kind of Complicated

  • Published: Dec 22nd, 2011

As temperatures warm and animals hosting infectious diseases take on a wider range, many factors come into play complicating predictions on what to expect