When you don’t need sex, like these salamanders, you get lazy. And that’s a problem in the face of climate change

Sex is good for more than just procreation.

Elusive ruby dragon seen alive in the wild for the first time

There’s a hidden biodiversity in the sea.

The world lost 7% of its pristine forests since 2000

Some countries might lose all their virgin forests in the next 20 years.

Most ants don’t do much, and that makes the colony more efficient

Maybe it’s time for a vacation.

Killer whales shed light on the mystery of menopause

To this day, menopause remains a puzzling concept.

Pakistan airline sacrificed a goat in its airport to get rid of bad luck

What year is it?

If water rates get hiked at current rate, U.S. households unable to afford water could triple in five years

Water is a fundamental right — but you still have to pay for it.

Harvesting sustainable wood for guitars: Mahogany

The guitar industry has set a great example with mahogany.

New deposit of 30 billion tonnes of carbon found trapped in Congo’s peatland

The carbon trapped there is equivalent to 20 years worth of U.S. emissions.

Swiss technology can store heat in the summer to warm up your home all winter

It’s like pickling heat.