Blogs Flora & Fauna

Image of the Day: Birds Fly North for the Winter?

  • Published: Aug 27th, 2012

UK Scientists report colonies of birds and some insects are moving north in response to climate change.

Image of the Day: Avalanche Lilies on Mount Rainier

  • Published: Aug 25th, 2012

Researchers examine the relationship between flowers and their pollinators on Washington's highest mountain.

Image of the Day: This Tale Reeks of Rats

  • Published: Aug 23rd, 2012

Chicago enjoyed last year's mild winter, but it now has to deal with a rat infestation usually kept in check by the cold.

Image of Day: Exotic Crops May Become the Norm in UK

  • Published: Aug 21st, 2012

New global warming research suggests that by 2060 England may look very much like Madeira, an island just off Morocco.

Image of the Day: Pink Flamingos Don’t Party Over Climate

  • Published: Aug 14th, 2012

Climate change could spell trouble for wading birds such as flamingos that depend on shallow coastal wetlands.

Image of the Day: This Gecko Won’t Hold His Tongue

  • Published: Aug 13th, 2012

Some lizard populations are going extinct and the cause, scientists suspect, is climate change.

Image of the Day: Freshwater Woes for Scenic Malta

  • Published: Aug 9th, 2012

The magnificent country of Malta may be in for freshwater scarcity, warns the European Environmental Agency.

Image of the Day: An Amur Tiger Cub, Safe for Now

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2012

A female Amur tiger licks her cub at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.