To assess the ocean's health, ecology's "rugged individualists" learned to get with the big data program. The post Ecologists Are Drowning in Sea of Data. These Tools Could Help appeared first on WIRED.
At a time when more than half of all humans live in cities, the influence of the natural world is at a low ebb, while our understanding of it keeps growing. The post You Spend 5 Percent of Your Day Outside. Try Making It More appeared first on WIRED.
New software that sees spots and stripes are helping biologists track animals in the wild without the tranquilizer guns and radio collars. The post What, You Can’t Tell Two Lemurs Apart? Computers Can appeared first on WIRED.
The BBC is out with a new nature documentary that promises even more spectacle than the original Planet Earth—and shiny new technologies to pull viewers deeper into the action. The post An Incredible 360-Degree Look Behind the Scenes of Planet Earth II appeared first on WIRED.
An appetite for marine mammal flesh may further threaten the beleaguered California condor. The post A Troubling Snag in the Comeback of the California Condor appeared first on WIRED.
On July 15, a federal court ruled that the Navy can't use a particularly powerful sonar tool in waters inhabited by marine mammals. The post The Sea Will Get a Lot Quieter Without the Navy’s Whale-Killing Sonar appeared first on WIRED.
Dweebs and nerds and geeks unite! Your troubles ain't nothin' compared to the peanut bug, which suffers more bullying than you can imagine. The post Absurd Creatures: The Peanut Bug Is Sick and Tired of Being Bullied appeared first on WIRED.
Shell spilled nearly 90,000 gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico last month, and you probably didn't even hear about it. The post Bet You Didn't Hear Shell Spilled a Bunch of Oil in the Gulf appeared first on WIRED.