Dr. Jasna Hodžić holds a Ph.D. in ecology and is a writer based out of the western United States. Prior to pursuing a doctorate, she worked as an accomplished and award-winning photojournalist. An expert in environmental ecology and science writing, she is particularly interested in science communication that bridges the knowledge gap between scientists and the public. You can find more of her writing and photography at www.jasnahodzic.blog.
With around 5,000 summertime residents, increased tourism, and a warming planet, it is becoming difficult to protect Antarctica from invasion.
Purely physical and chemical processes can deceive us into thinking that life is present, when it actually is not.
Missing link? More like the weakest link.
Parasites aren’t limited to just worms and ticks. Even some plants like to feed off others — and they perhaps could help fight invasive species.
Social conflicts can leave molecular marks on animals, according to recent research on the ant species Harpegnathos saltator.
The list includes eleven species of birds, eight species of freshwater mussels, two fish, a bat, and a plant from the mint family.