Answer: This arthropod may not be welcome at picnics, but it does help clean up the world by eating dead insects. Question: What is an ant? Turn your arthropod knowledge into a game of Jeopardy.
In the 10 years since the Museum's Center for Biodiversity and Conservation began working in Vietnam, they have found a small zoo's worth of animals. Meet some of these newly discovered species.
Larger and larger catches of fish may be good for commercial fishing operations, but they're not good for the world. Find out which regions and species are at the greatest risk.
It's not just humans who have jetted to remote regions of the world. For better or worse, international commerce and air travel have helped the global exchange of species and the spread of disease.
Would you believe that the U.S., Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Asia consume more than 85 percent of the world's energy? Take an eye-opening look at consumption.
If you could bring back an extinct bird, which would it be? Make your opinion count!
A Biodiversity Index gives scientists a concrete, uniform way to talk about and compare the biodiversity of different areas. Learn how to calculate this number yourself.
Whether you want a general-purpose field guide or one that focuses on insects native to your corner of the world, you're sure to find the perfect guide in this list of more than 20 titles.
Long and narrow like a feather or small and symmetrical like a rose petal—the variety of oak leaves runs the gamut. See if your leaves match any of the 12 varieties featured in this sheet of hand drawings.