Parasitic beetles trick sex-hungry bees by mimicking their pheromones

This master of deception adapts its pheromones to the local bee species, and it’s deadly effective!

Gov. Brown doubles-down on California’s already ambitious pledge — it will be carbon-neutral by 2045

Big moves in California!

New role-playing game engages people from all backgrounds with climate action

A fresh take on an old problem.

When it comes to protecting wildlife, we need better policy, not more science

Well, here’s a surprise.

New research shows why some people get the common cold more easily

Bless you!

Activating a new language is easy — the effort goes in suppressing the old one

Oui oui, tres bien!

200 leading scientists and artists sign a joint letter urging the government to take environmental action

The letter has generated polarizing responses.

Efforts ramp up to heal Florida’s manatees amid algal blood

Please don’t let the manatees die, they’re so cute!

New map of Antarctica is the most detailed out of all continents

“It’s a bit like being almost blind and putting on glasses for the first time and seeing 20/20,” a researcher said.

Clean energy could make the Sahara green

Both figuratively and literally.

Do dogs have feelings?

If you live with a dog you just know when it’s happy or miserable, don’t you?

Contrary to popular belief, drought actually leads to fewer snakebites

It seems that in this case, the popular belief was

Scientists find the first plant-eating shark — but it still likes to hunt

A ferocious predator actually enjoys a vegetarian snack from time to time.

8 bird species have disappeared this decade or are on the brink of extinction

This includes the Spix’s Macaw, the lovely birds which inspired the main characters in Rio.

Nine streets in London ban diesel and gasoline cars in “pioneering” ultra-low emission scheme

An intriguing policy.

Brown bear saliva kills a bacteria that current antibiotics are unable to treat

Slather me in it!

Venomous creatures could hold the key to innovative drug therapies

Specific substances from venom could be useful in devising new treatments.

Autonomous killer drone aims to save the Great Barrier Reef

Can we please call these things Star Destroyers? Please?

Find a mate or stay safe? A tricky decision for male deer

As exciting as mating is, it’s more important to stay safe.

Semi-artificial photosynthesis points the way to a viable hydrogen economy

A little help from life goes a long way.