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Himalayan flowers shed light on climate change

Himalayan flowers shed light on climate change

Flower color in some parts of the world, including the Himalayas, has evolved to attract bees as pollinators, research has shown for the first time. In a study published in the Journal of Ecology, biologists from Monash University and RMIT University have investigated the evolution of flower colors due to the bee’s color vision. They […]

Humans threaten wetlands’ ability to keep pace with sea-level rise

Humans threaten wetlands’ ability to keep pace with sea-level rise

Left to themselves, coastal wetlands can resist rapid levels of sea-level rise. But humans could be sabotaging some of their best defenses, according to a Nature review paper published December 5 from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. The threat of disappearing coastlines has alerted many to the dangers […]