Tag: biology

September 2, 2020

Brazilian high school students committed to conservation

High school students throughout Brazil agree that conservation is important, and they strongly disagree that conservation is the responsibility of rich countries alone, a survey found. Researchers surveyed students ages...

January 23, 2019

Over the past century, biology texts got the bugs out

Biology textbooks have changed over time, reflecting new discoveries and changes in society and the environment. But researchers recently found that introductory university textbooks today are leaving out an important...

April 11, 2018

Smithsonian set to take over USGS Biological Survey Unit

The Smithsonian Institution is poised to take over the U.S. Geological Survey’s Biological Survey Unit after federal funding for the 108-year-old unit ends this year. The Biological Survey Unit was...