Category: Ecology

“Alien Life on Earth” –NASA Announces Discovery of Bizarre 50,000 Year-Old Life Trapped in a Crystal Cave System–“Both a Fairyland and Hell” (VIDEO)

There’s an entire hidden part of planet beneath the surface that we don’t think about. Earth’s rock fracture habitat goes down to 5 kilometers, maybe down to 10, and is thoroughly infested with life...

There’s a Park in Japan Where More Than 4.5 Million Blue Flowers Bloom

There’s a Park in Japan Where More Than 4.5 Million Blue Flowers Bloom

If you missed cherry blossom season in Japan, you can still catch another stunning floral display right now at Hitachi Seaside Park. Located just under a two-hour drive northeast of Tokyo, the hills of this coastal park...

Ants Are Growing Food and They’re Better at It Than We Are

Ants Are Growing Food and They’re Better at It Than We Are

Ants cultivated designer crops in controlled environments millions of years before humans figured out how to push seeds into the ground to grow food, scientists reported in a study Wednesday. It has long been...

Climate Change-Driven Extinction of Alpine Plant Species May Go Undetected

Climate Change-Driven Extinction of Alpine Plant Species May Go Undetected

Researchers working in the Austrian Alps warn that current models may be missing the impending extinction of alpine plants that are unable to migrate from or adapt to a warming climate. While current models...

‘Glass Frog’ Species Visibly Displays Its Beating Red Heart

‘Glass Frog’ Species Visibly Displays Its Beating Red Heart

You don’t have to be a biologist to see how so-called “glass frogs,” a group of largely arboreal tree frogs found in parts of Central and South America, earned that unusually descriptive name —...

Antarctica Is Now Home to the World’s Largest Marine Reserve

Antarctica Is Now Home to the World’s Largest Marine Reserve

The Ross Sea, the southernmost sea in the world, is an embayment that slices into East Antarctica, southeast of New Zealand. It terminates in the Ross Ice Shelf and the McMurdo Sound region, from...