People in the Ruaha landscape lose their livestock as a result of predator attacks.
Human and wildlife conflict in Tanzania’s Ruaha region is extremely tense. There are many projects underway to alleviate this tension.
Sardines (Sardinops sagax) in Mexico (Octavio Aburto)
Gulf of California Marine Program - http://gulfprogram.ucsd.edu
Over the past 80 years sardine and anchovy have become icons of modern-day marine biology, oceanography and climate research.
Will climate change cause mosquito-borne diseases to spread?
Could climate change cause mosquito-borne diseases to spread? While this an extremely important health question, the answer is far from simple.
Icy waters off the western Antarctic Peninsula.
Hundreds of meters below the surface of the freezing ocean surrounding Antarctica, the seafloor is teeming with life. The animals living there have no idea that an army is on the brink of invading their tranquil environment.
In some regions of the Arctic, polar bears will spend their entire lives on sea ice or the ocean.
Could polar bears slip into a hibernation-like state to tough out lean hunting during summers with little sea ice? Sadly, experiment suggests no.
Waterbugs are used for the monitoring of river ecosystem health across the world.
Around the world, waterbugs are the most widely-used indicator of environmental health and pollution of rivers, lakes and wetlands.
Not all bees are honeybees. This is a green ‘sweat’ bee.
Data from all over the globe suggest that bees are in decline, and we may lose a lot more than honey if bees are unable to cope with the changing climate and increasing demand for agricultural land.
The classic peppered moth.
The peppered moth will always hold a special place in the annals of evolutionary biology. Its story is a classic example of natural selection, and of how animals can act as indicators of environmental change.
The tropical orange blotch surgeon fish has been moving south into New South Wales.
Graham Edgar / Reef Life Survey
As warmer seas move further south, tropical wildlife is going with them, giving us a dramatic insight into how global warming is changing our oceans.