plants

Plant life on the international space station is blossoming

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

What happens if you're removed from that familiar environment and placed into a situation outside your evolutionary experience?

Rise in atmospheric CO2 slowed by green vegetation

Posted in Science on 9th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

The growth in the amount of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere has been slowed by the increased ability of plants to soak up the gas.

'Tree of life' for 2.3 million species released

Posted in Featured, Science on 23rd Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

A collaborative effort among eleven institutions, the tree depicts the relationships among living things as they diverged from one another over time.

Conservation parks are growing, so why are species still declining?

Posted in Science on 14th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Nearly 15% of Earths land surface is protected in parks and reserves. By 2020, we should reach the agreed global target of 17%.

Pollen particles may affect weather by seeding clouds

Posted in Science on 5th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new study flips how scientists typically thought of the relationship between weather and pollen.