A pair of bald eagles in British Columbia’s Shoal Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary snatched up two red-tailed hawk chicks and brought them back to their nest — alive. While one hawklet became a meal, the other was fed by the eagles. “The fact that the eagles are feeding it is actually not surprising,” said Christina Riehl, a biologist at...
Twelve Princeton undergraduates will pursue internships and conduct research internationally this summer as Streicker Fellows.
Earth Day 2017 is shaping up to be one of the most politically charged in a generation.
A number of innovative research projects ranging from the sciences to the arts and engineering have been granted funding through Princeton’s Office of the Dean for Research.
For decades, among the most enduring questions for ecologists have been: “Why do species live where they do?
Be it the Mima mounds of Washington state or the famous “fairy circles” of Namibia in southwestern Africa, people are captivated by the regular patterns of plant growth that blanket desert and grassland landscapes, often with mesmerizing consistency.
A new study has found that trees worldwide develop thicker bark when they live in fire-prone areas. The findings suggest that bark thickness could help predict which forests and savannas will survive a warmer climate in which wildfires are expected to increase in frequency.