Much of the plastic debris fractures into micro- or nanoparticles called microplastics that can be ingested by marine organisms.
Contact with nature generates measurable benefits for people’s psychological and physiological health.
Livestock grazing modifies and even degrades arid ecosystems, which threatens the sustainability of livestock farming itself.
The description of the «Valencian wood fairy» or Valenciolenda fadaforesta (Hoch & Sendra), a new species and genus, was recently published.
The hat connect with our complacency in the face of global biodiversity loss and habitat fragmentation.
There is a widespread misconception, mainly due to perverse agnogenic practices, that nutrition is hard and confusing, that we do not really know what to eat and that health professionals cannot agree.
Although humans' irresponsible and indiscriminate use of the natural environment could be one of the causes behind the recent coronavirus crisis, bats have been targeted for their role as natural reservoirs of zoonotic pathogens.
Studying evolution in the face of environmental uncertainty is crucial to understand biological diversity, because diversifying life strategies is key to survival and reproduction in uncertain environments.
More and more, ecologists are starting to recognise that preserving the maximum number of species is insufficient.
Natural enemies are a fundamental piece of food webs and can contribute to biodiversity preservation. However, they can often produce dramatic losses, especially when humans are involved.