Earth Plants • Earth.com
12-03-2021
Rising ocean temperatures lower giant kelp’s nutritional value
Giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) is a species of large brown algae that is vital to legions of fish, invertebrates, mammals, and birds which rely on it for food and shelter in the temperate, shallow, nearshore waters where it grows. So far, giant kelp has proven very resilient to stressors brought on by climate change, such as severe storms and ocean heatwaves. However, new research led by the University of California, Santa Barbara, has found that giant kelp’s ability to withstand rises in temperatures may come at the...
Read more...
11-13-2016
Cheatgrass invasion in western states terrorizes plant life
A cheatgrass invasion in the Western United States is mobilizing...
Read more...
11-09-2016
Carbon-hungry plants prevent warming by recycling greenhouse gases
Carbon-hungry plants may be getting better at recycling greenhouse gases,...
Read more...
11-09-2016
Root biomass estimations can help us combat climate change
Root biomass estimations can help us combat some of climate...
Read more...
11-08-2016
Gene network controls how flowers and plants grow
A gene network controls how flowers and plants grow, according...
Read more...
11-07-2016
Avocado supply is struggling to meet consumer demands
Avocado supply is struggling to meet consumer demands. Avocados have...
Read more...
11-05-2016
Caribbean coral reef study reveals symbiotic relationship
A new Caribbean coral reef study reveals the symbiotic relationship...
Read more...
11-02-2016
Urban forest planning simplified by new database
Urban forest planning has been simplified by a new manual...
Read more...
11-02-2016
New genetically engineered potatoes approved by USDA
Genetically engineered potatoes have been approved by U.S. Dept of...
Read more...
11-01-2016
Mexican avocado deforestation: orchards to blame
Mexican avocado deforestation: world authorities voice concerns as forests are...
Read more...
11-01-2016
Microsatellite can help reduce plant research costs
A new microsatellite resource helps in keeping plant research costs...
Read more...
11-01-2016
Golfers beware – new golf course fungal disease
Golfers beware – a new golf course fungal disease is...
Read more...
10-31-2016
Drones elevate ecological research
Drones elevate ecological research, a new report out today reports,...
Read more...
News coming your way
The biggest news about our planet delivered to you each day