The University of Hong Kong

Madagascar’s Menagerie Floated From Africa


Madagascar is home to a ‘bizarre’ repository of creatures, many found nowhere else on Earth. But how they arrived on the island has baffled scientists for centuries. Now, new research seems to confirm the theory that they rafted there.

University of Dayton

  • Waste Not. Want Not.

    A waste and recycling company is teaming with the University of Dayton to boost sustainability education and recycling efforts on campus.

University of North Texas

  • Conservation in the Sub-Antarctic

    UNT philosophy professor and ecologist Ricardo Rozzi finds Sub-Antarctic to be ideal lab for study of ethics and biocultural conservation.

National University of Singapore

University of Roehampton

  • Experts study parkour orang-utans

    No doubt orangutans move around in a very different way to humans, but when it comes to climbing or jumping, people adopt some of the similar methods as their great ape cousins, a new study has found.

University of Florida

  • Researchers Create Artificial Reefs for Grouper

    Anybody who’s ever wrestled with a grouper on the end of their line knows these monsters don’t take well to having a hook in their mouth. But the reward for a half hour of fighting that will leave your arms sore for a week can be a fish that offers some of the best eating in the ocean. Unfortunately, the growing demand for grouper sandwiches and improved technology like GPS that can put a charter captain right on top of his favorite grouper spots every time have led to concerns this species is being overfished.