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Two new truffle species discovered in Florida pecan orchards

Two new species of truffles were recently discovered on the roots of pecan trees in Florida orchards. The good news is that you can...

Citizen science — A powerful tool to combat invasive giant slugs

With the help of citizen science, researchers have unraveled the close correlation between weather conditions and the appearances of a giant slug species, enabling...

Rapid evolution fails to save butterflies from extinction

The evolution of wild species, adapting them to human management practices, can cause localised extinctions when those practices rapidly change. And in a new...

Invasive plants are good in pioneering new environments

It's no secret that globalization, aided by climate change, is helping invasive species gain a foothold across the planet. What came as something of...