Elusive squid seen alive in natural habitat for first time (VIDEO)

Scientists have captured rare footage of a teeny, tiny squid swimming near the Great Barrier Reef; the squid is the only living member of its genus and has never before been observed alive and in its natural habitat.  “Researchers were all surprised to see this squid as it was nothing like any of us had […]

Bark beetle outbreaks benefit wild bee populations, habitat — ScienceDaily

When southern Rocky Mountain forests are viewed from a distance these days, it may not look like much is left. Large swaths of dead, standing Engelmann spruce trees tell the tale of a severe regional spruce beetle epidemic in its waning stages. But among those dead trees, researchers have found good news. Zoom-in to the […]

Bark beetle outbreaks benefit wild bee populations, habitat

A high-elevation spruce beetle-affected forest. Credit: Seth Davis/Colorado State University When southern Rocky Mountain forests are viewed from a distance these days, it may not look like much is left. Large swaths of dead, standing Engelmann spruce trees tell the tale of a severe regional spruce beetle epidemic in its waning stages. But among those […]