Reintroducing sea otters is good for the environment and the economy, and both matter

More sea otters are detrimental to fisheries income, but economic gains in other sectors outweigh these losses

Fungi learn how to cope with drought, but at a cost

Understanding what climate change will do to belowground ecosystems helps us predict what will happen aboveground, too

Caterpillar Costa Rica

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Wasps are parasitizing caterpillars less often under climate change

Changing interactions could lead to a decline in important ecosystem services like pest control

Scientists, beware of the consequences of routine practices in your lab!

The harmless practice of using parafilm to seal agar petri dishes containing the model organism, C. elegans, actually impacts larval development