Dinosaurs put all colored birds’ eggs in one basket, evolutionarily speaking

Posted October 31, 2018

A new study says the colors found in modern birds' eggs did not evolve independently, as previously thought, but evolved instead from dinosaurs.

A wilderness ‘horror story’


Producing the first comprehensive fine-scale map of the world's remaining marine and terrestrial wild places, conservation scientists say that just 23 percent of the world's landmass can now be considered wilderness, with the rest -- excluding Antarctica -- lost to the direct effects of human activities.

Too many fishers in the sea: The economic ceiling of artisanal fisheries


Researchers have found that even if fishers used the most efficient and sustainable known practices, they wouldn't generate enough revenue to maintain a living above poverty level.