Biodiversity is greater inside the world’s protected areas, scientists have been able to show for the first time.

It sounds like a pretty 'fowl' suggestion but the odour of chickens could be the key to preventing malaria or even Zika, scientists believe.

Mass tree die-offs are sparking worries of fire in California’s Sierra Nevada range.

Since 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey's Landsat satellites have been the watchman that never sleeps with spectral bands capturing the subtle turning of green mountainsides into dying forests.

Every spring since 1989, entomologists have set up tents in the meadows and woodlands of the Orbroicher Bruch nature reserve and 87 other areas in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia

The dark bordered beauty moth is heading towards extinction at its last site in England, new research has found.

A Sydney scientist has discovered seven new species of the tiny Australian peacock spider - a spectacularly colored, three-millimetre arachnid that dances to attract a female mate.

A scientist with a passion for peacock spiders – only a couple of millimetres long, extraordinarily colourful and “like dogs or cats” in their behaviour – has discovered seven new species.

Two new species have been added to the global list of invertebrates after being discovered in Abu Dhabi's Al Wathba Wetland Reserve during regular seasonal trapping carried out of researchers of th

Dams impound the majority of rivers and provide important societal benefits, especially daily water releases that enable on-peak hydroelectricity generation. Such “hydropeaking” is common worldwide, but its downstream impacts remain unclear. We evaluated the response of aquatic insects, a cornerstone of river food webs, to hydropeaking using a life history–hydrodynamic model.