Ants plot the position of the sun and memorize their surroundings to navigate

New insights into what makes ants such fantastic navigators.

Mindblowing fact of the day: sharks are older than trees

That’s seriously badass!

Scientists want to track ocean heat using magnetic fields

As the Earth heats up, much of the heat sinks into the oceans.

Yes, in case there was any doubt – 2016 was the warmest year on record

In case anyone had any doubts, the year that just ended was the hottest on record.

Which animals use tools?

Tool use ranges all the way from sponges and toothpicks to sex toys.

Barack Obama transfers $500 million to green climate fund in bid to save Paris Agreement

In one of his last moves as an American president, Barack Obama has ensured a significant payment for the future of the planet’s climate.

Low calorie diet ensures longer and healthier lifespan for monkeys

Researchers just added more weight to the idea that a low-calorie diet extends lifespan.

Newly discovered moth species features Trump hairdo

A tiny moth species has been named Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, becoming the first species to bear the name of the US president elect.

If Donald Trump won’t lead on climate, China is ready to take the reins

Trump should know better.

Shark switches from sexual to asexual reproduction

Shark males might become redundant. Just kidding – but this is really groundbreaking.