The water in the New Zealand region is significantly warmer than it was 30 years ago, and all indications are the warming trend will continue, says a NIWA scientist. Oceanographer Dr Phil Sutton is the lead author of the article published […]
A new species of the famous ‘first bird’, Archaeopteryx, supporting its status as the transitional fossil between birds and dinosaurs, has been published in the journal Historical Biology. Contrary to some previous studies, Archaeopteryx can now be conclusively shown to […]
In Cleveland, Ohio, The Wildlife Society celebrated its 25th Annual Conference landmark with members travelling from across North America gathering to celebrate. The Wildlife Society wasn’t the only one celebrating over the five-day event taking place from the 7th to […]
Photo: L-R: Partial snout with teeth and tooth bases, partial braincase, and a section of upper jaw with tooth bases. Credit: Ms. Christina Byrd, Paleontology Collections Manager at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays, Kansas. The smallest Tylosaurus […]
CRC Press is proud to announce that author Ernest Small has been honored with appointment to The Order of Canada, the highest civilian honor in Canada. He was presented with the award by Canada’s 29th Governor-General, Julie Payette, in a […]
*Reposted from our partners at the Australian Science Media Centre and based on a press release produced by GNS Science* The fate of the spectacular Pink and White Terraces of Lake Rotomahana has been contentious since they disappeared following […]
The American pika (Ochotona princeps), a relative of rabbits, occupies rocky environments in the mountains of western Northern America. It has been widely thought that pikas could not survive extremes of temperature and thus were at risk of running out […]
Taylor & Francis announces the launch of a new open access journal which aims to revolutionize our understanding of the Earth’s systems.
A team of Australian scientists has discovered a new species of marsupial lion which has been extinct for at least 19 million years. The findings, published in the Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, are based on fossilised remains of the animal’s skull, teeth, and humerus (upper arm bone) found by University of New South Wales (UNSW) scientists in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area of remote north-western Queensland.
A new species of damselfly from the Cretaceous period has been named after the iconic naturalist and TV presenter Sir David Attenborough.