Plant Evolution - Tree Map of Species

Plant Evolution: It’s Not About Temperature

Plant evolution has always been assumed to happen faster in the tropics. Find out how a massive new study overturns that assumption. (5:00 min read)

Western Bumblebee Pollinating a Thistle

Western Bumblebee Populations Collapsing: Short on Data

Western bumblebee populations have declined by 93% over the last two decades. Find out how researchers support action to conserve these vital pollinators. (4 min read)

Invasive Alien Species - Plants Overrunning Forest

Invasive Alien Species: Forgotten Environmental Threat

Invasive alien species have been a problem for generations. Find out why a new international study warns that the issue is more urgent than ever. (4:30 min read time)

Outdoor Science Education Girls Using Magnifying Glass

Outdoor Science Education at Risk From COVID-19

Outdoor science education is a field at risk, according to a new study. Find out why, and what we can do to preserve this vital experience for our youth. (4:30 min read)

Biodiversity Targets - Mother Goose Nesting on Rock in Pond

Biodiversity Targets: Canadians Need Actions, Not Words

Biodiversity targets played a significant role in two statements from Canada’s prime minister this week. Find out why those statements ring hollow. (5:30 min read)

Bangladesh's Land Use - Schoolhouse on Stilts

Bangladesh’s Land-Use Study is a Model for the World

Bangladesh's land use is a major cause of climate change. Find out why a new study provides a model for policymakers worldwide. (4:30 min read)

Cultured Meat - Samples Fried and Baked

Cultured Meat: Frankenfood or Factory Farm Fix?

Cultured meat is being touted as a humane, healthy and climate-friendly alternative to animal agriculture. Find out why this idea is far from fruition. (6:00 min read)

Tagish Lake Meteorite and Thermometer

Tagish Lake Meteorite Holds Clues to How Life Began

The Tagish Lake meteorite at the Royal Ontario Museum has revealed some vital secrets to researchers. Find out what they discovered about the origin of life. (4:00 min read)

Scaly Anteater (Pangolin) on Stump

Scaly Anteaters: Did They Cause the Pandemic?

Scaly Anteaters, or pangolins, may have spread the coronavirus from bats to humans. Find out more about these unique, endangered mammals. (5:30 min read)