Blue-blooded crustacean could pave the way for greener biofuels

The unusual creature is able to extract sugars from wood.

Spider milk is a thing, and it’s 4 times more nutritious than cow’s milk

The spiders also nurse their young for a long time — another unique feature among spiders.

Green roofs can be effective against climate change — in the right climate

Green roofs are making a comeback — at least in some parts of the world.

One bacteria lives on everybody’s skin — and it’s becoming resistant to antibiotics

Could you… please not, bacteria?

New deep-water microbes have the skills to help fight climate change

Unexpected but not unwelcome!

Widely used insect repellent also kills off salamander larvae

Careful with that insect repellant.

People tend to shower more efficiently when they have real-time data of their usage

Think of the polar bears!

Meat and dairy are bad for the climate and the environment, researchers urge

The bottom line: eat more plants!

Gruesome parasitic wasp turns social spiders into ‘zombies’

This wasp is like out of a nightmare.

Microplastics could break down whole ecosystems — they’re making prey unresponsive to predators

This could be a very bad development.

Termites recycle their methane — scientists want us to copy them

This isn’t the first time we’ve tried copying termites.

Pesticide build-ups are contaminating Europe’s fields

You reap what you sow.

Atmospheric greenhouse gas levels hit new record. Just like in 2017… and 2016

We’re really good at setting bad standards.

Buried away: deep soil holds surprisingly much CO2, but warming is bad news

Soils can store a lot of carbon, but not if temperatures continue to rise.

Sperm whale in Indonesia succumbed with 6 kilos of plastic in its belly

A gruelling reminder to curb our plastic pollution.

Unfortunately, the US president still doesn’t understand what “climate” means

Regardless of someone’s political affiliation, un-scientific beliefs should be taxed. At the end of the day, science is apolitical, and global warming affects us all — whether we choose to believe in it or not.

Ice in glaciers on Mount Everest is warmer than expected — or “hoped” for

“Warm” ice is a problem.

One Icelandic glacier-volcano duo is emitting 20 times more methane than all other volcanoes in Europe

When glaciers fall to the dark side, methane happens.

Birds-of-paradise males need more than looks to get a girlfriend

These gals want everything to be just right.

Cat’s tongues are surprisingly complex — and better at cleaning than any brush we have

Fur lickin’ findings.