A dire new U.N. report highlights the importance of including all life in our pursuit to sustain humanity.
biodiversity Archives - State of the Planet
The Endangered Species Act is under attack. If we don’t protect endangered species, their extinction will impact our food, water, environment and health.
The contest, hosted Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology celebrates the beauty of their work.
On every continent and every ocean, Earth Institute researchers are studying climate, geology, natural hazards and other dynamics of the planet. Here is a list of projects in rough chronological order for the coming year and beyond.
The end of a 52-year internal conflict could spell trouble for the second most biodiverse country in the world. A new study outlines a sustainable path forward.
The changes currently proposed by Congress and the Trump administration are dangerous for biodiversity. Here’s what you need to know.
As our climate changes, some animals seem to be able to adapt while others cannot. What makes adaptation possible? Can humans help it along?
Researchers survey the damage to Puerto Rico’s forests in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
In general, the more species that live in an area, the healthier that ecosystem is—and the better off we humans are.