Credit: Oregon State University Scientists have determined for the first time that Amazon’s waterlogged coastal mangrove forests, which are being clear cut for cattle pastures and shrimp ponds, store significantly more carbon per acre than the region’s famous rainforest. The long-term study, recently published in the journal Biology Letters, provides a […]

Driving conditions that don’t require frequent use of vehicle controls, but do require constant vigilance for hazards, can reduce driver alertness. Shutterstock Few people pay close attention to the traffic situation unfolding around them when they’re travelling as a passenger in a car, even if they’re in the front seat. […]

The two surviving wolves on Isle Royale—pictured here in February—are to be joined this fall by wolves from Michigan and Minnesota. ROLF O. PETERSON/MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY In the next 6 weeks, the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) will airlift six wolves from the U.S. mainland to nearby Isle Royale in […]