Flying insect biomass decreased by 75 percent over 27 years in nature reserves

We’re responsible and it’s up to us to clean up the mess.

Wolves are better team players than dogs, study reveals, casting doubt on our view of domestication

A wild streak makes them better at cooperating, the team reports.

Big-brained cetaceans have “marine-based cultures” similar to those of humans, study reveals

They only need thumbs to rule the oceans!

Venezuela to become the first country to lose its glaciers to global warming

Things are not looking good in Venezuela.

Complete wipeout: Just two penguin chicks survive from a colony of 40,000

Researchers are now trying to establish a protected area for the colony.

The story of convergent evolution, or how unrelated animals can look almost identical

It’s crazy how similar they look!

Artificial camouflage skin mimics the octopus’ unparalleled morphing

The amazing camo-skin was funded by the military and could one day make its way into the battlefield.

Losing Nemo: Climate change threatens the colorful clownfish

Instead of finding, we’re losing Nemo :(

The secret to the albatross sustained flight: staying crosswind at all times

The bird can effortlessly travel up to 500 miles in a single day just by occasionally flapping its formidable wings.

Radioactive boars spark concern in Sweden

Boars will be boars — radioactive or not.

Rarest songbird species turns out to be even rarer than thought — because it never existed

So rare there’s not one of them.

Elusive stick insect thought extinct for 80 years is still alive and kicking

The amazing story of an insect presumed dead for decades.

Neonicotinoid pesticides found in 75 percent of honey worldwide

The pesticide is heavily linked with the dramatic collapse of bee populations around the world.

New York mice are actively evolving into a new species: city mice

Soon they’ll carry little smartphones around. I hope.

Why some people love animals while others couldn’t care less

A science-based look at pet-keeping.

Raccoons solve ancient Greek puzzle showing they can understand water displacement

They’re as wise as crows in this respect. A tasty treat helped, of course.

Bed bugs love your dirty laundry, and this has helped them travel the globe

Human laundry is a magnet for bed bugs.

Giant (adorable?) species of rat discovered in the Solomon Islands

It’s not good news for the rat…

Increasingly fragmented habitats may spell doom for the giant panda

Apart from this, the species is continuing its recovery.

Fish can have individual personalities too, new study says

Some Trinidadian guppies are far braver than others.