Cities in the United States are increasingly seeing concrete in place of greenery as urban areas lose an estimated 36m trees annually, according to a study from the Forest Service.

High up in the treetops of Borneo live “exploding ants,” so named because of their unique defensive behavior.

Climate change promotes spread of mosquito, tick-borne viruses, yellow fever in Africa

Arusha — Fall Armyworms (FAW) have emerged as new serious threat to over 80 crops as East Africa strives to control tropical and subtropical insects.The threat of the insect, scientifically known a

This new species of pelican spider, Eriauchenius workmani, is the largest known at about one centimeter long—slightly larger than a grain of rice.

In the forests of the Potaro plateau of Guyana, scientists have discovered a bright blue tarantula that is likely new to science.

Insecticides could be developed that kill pests without harming beneficial insects such as bees, according to a new study.

The "Lucifer heat wave" scorched most parts of Europe in the past two weeks leaving a trail of havoc of death and damages to crIps and property.

Sequences from the DNA barcode region of the mitochondrial COI gene are an effective tool for specimen identification and for the discovery of new species. The Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) (www.boldsystems.org) currently hosts 4.5 million records from animals which have been assigned to more than 490,000 different Barcode Index Numbers (BINs), which serve as a proxy for species.

What usually comes to mind when speaking about biodiversity hotspots are tropical regions, pristine areas and magnificent forests.

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