Tag Climate change

Dwindling wind may tip predator-prey balance

September 19, 2014

Bent and tossed by the wind, a field of soybean plants presents a challenge for an Asian lady beetle on the hunt for aphids. But what if the air - and the soybeans - were still?

New techniques sharpen climate record found in fossil shells

October 18, 2013

Locked inside the fossil shells of a marine plankton are the secrets of past climate.

Understanding the past and predicting the future by looking across space and time

May 23, 2013

Studying complex systems like ecosystems can get messy, especially when trying to predict how they interact with other big unknowns like climate change.