Reforestation plans play a central role in global strategies to solve the climate crisis. Find out why simply getting millions of saplings into the ground doesn’t deliver long-term success.
Ecosystem Stability Determined by Two Simple Factors
Ecosystem stability has three phases, a bit like ice, water and steam. Find out how a new study explains how ecologists could predict these phases by gathering only two simple pieces of information.
IPCC Climate Change Report Upstaged by Ukraine
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its Sixth Report in the midst of Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine. Find out why the unfortunate timing has diverted attention from a growing global crisis. (4:00 min read)
Coral Reefs Need Reforestation to Stop Sediment Run-Off
Coral reefs offer some of the most beautiful and diverse ecosystems on Earth. Find out how a new study explains the connection between land forests and preserving this vital undersea habitat.
Soil Biodiversity Now Tracked Globally
Soil biodiversity is a hot topic in science. Find out how a new global database is helping to track the role of soil in fighting climate change and mass extinctions. (4:00 min read)
Are We All From the Kalahari?
A team of experts concluded that they had found the birthplace of all humans. Many of their peers immediately disagreed. Learn more here.
Is the Birthplace of All Humans in the Kalahari?
A team of experts concluded that they had found the birthplace of all humans. Many of their peers immediately disagreed. Learn more here. (4:00 min read time)