Featured Data Nugget: The world's coral reefs are home to a large diversity of plants and animals, and are threatened by climate change. When the water gets too warm, some corals bleach and some can survive.
Featured Data Nugget: To grow our chocolate, rainforests are cut down and replaced with cacao farms. What happens to the birds that used to rely on the rainforest for food and shelter? Can they use cacao farms as habitat?
Featured Data Nugget: Do salmon have the genes necessary to survive warming waters from climate change?
Featured Data Nugget: You may think that blow fly maggots are gross, but did you know they can help solve crimes? The age of a maggot helps scientists determine how long ago a body died.
Featured Data Nugget: Grasshopper mice feed on two different species of scorpions - one with a painful sting and one that is painless. Will the mice choose to avoid the scorpions with the painful sting?
Featured Data Nugget: Because herbivores are so important for how plants grow, they may determine how well an exotic plant does in its new habitat and whether it becomes invasive.
Featured Data Nugget: Scientists taking soil cores to determine whether organic matter stores important nutrients, like phosphorus, in wetland soils.
Featured Data Nugget: When is a mutualism not a mutualism? Under certain environmental conditions, such as soils with high nitrogen, Rhizobia may become parasites to plants.
Featured Data Nugget: What can tree rings tell us about the past climate of Australia, and whether current weather patterns are changing due to climate change?
Featured Data Nugget: Can a diverse prairie, such as this one, produce as much biofuel as a monoculture of corn?
Featured Data Nugget: The Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest is home to the one of the longest running bird studies ever conducted! What can we learn about migratory bird populations from this unique long-term dataset?