Climate change is causing certain key species in the Sierra Nevada mountains to change where they are growing according to a study published by the journal California Fish and Game.
Conservationists are using cameras, acoustic sensors, and other audio recording devices to isolate the sounds of the red-legged frog among the cacophony of other nocturnal amphibians in the Watsonville Slough in Santa Cruz County.
According to the latest research, the total number of trees in the world is 3.041 trillion (that’s 3,041,000,000,000). The revised number is almost eight times more than the previous estimate of 400 billion trees. Previous estimates were based solely on satellite imagery, whereas the new estimates used calculations based on how much of […]
Gap analysis is a way of mapping different areas of biodiversity for researchers and conservationists to detect potentially endangered species as well as other political, ecological, and demographic features of the same region. Gap analysis is incredibly helpful for discovering the effectiveness of current conservation efforts as well as determining […]
The biogeography of islands is a fascinating topic that extends to more than just island locations. The ‘island’ part of ‘island biogeography’ can refer to actual islands as well as isolated areas such as mountaintops, valleys, and other secluded spaces of unique biodiversity. These areas, surrounded by unsuitable habitat, often […]