- Frogs, salamanders and climate change
- Reading rock to understand how climate change unfolds
- Invasive species: ‘away-field advantage’ weaker than ecologists thought
Posted: 18 May 2013 12:37 PM PDT
Increasingly erratic rainfall patterns can lead to declines in southeastern frog and salamander populations, but protecting ponds can improve their plight.
Posted: 18 May 2013 12:32 PM PDT
Geologists reads rock, looking for the natural rules that govern the Earth’s climate in the absence of human activity. New work is challenging many assumptions about the ways drastic climate change unfolds – and what to expect next.
Posted: 17 May 2013 12:23 PM PDT
For decades, ecologists have assumed the worst invasive species—such as brown tree snakes and kudzu—have an “away-field advantage.” They succeed because they do better in their new territories than they do at home. A new study reveals that this fundamental assumption is not nearly as common as people might think.