David Fairchild brought lemons, Japanese cherry trees, and decent beer to the U.S.
For Year of the Dog, we look into the origins of East Asian dog breeds—including the surprisingly ferocious Pekingese.
Experts propose different theories for why bird’s plumes have a mysteriously mustard hue.
Largely ignored for nearly a century, Matthew Henson made big contributions to polar exploration.
Once thought to be the world’s only remaining wild horses, a new study shows Przewalski’s horses have domestic ancestors.
Americans use 500 million straws daily. Citizen activists want to shrink that number.
The discovery calls attention to rollbacks on national monuments, which have weakened protections for important fossil sites.
The incident highlights the growing trade in illegal wildlife.
Living off blood isn’t easy, but the tropical mammals evolved clever adaptations to make it work, a new study says.
Using satellite data recently made public, conservationists may be able to manage the massive industry.