ecosystem

Biodomes

This Guy Is Sealing Himself in a DIY 'Biodome' to Raise Awareness of Climate Change

“Would be happy to make it a full 24 hours, but we'll see,” Kurtis Baute told Motherboard in an email.
Becky Ferreira
10.24.18
Donald Trump

The Strange History of Steve Bannon and the Biosphere 2 Experiment

Here’s what happened when Trump’s chief strategist was given a mock Earth.
Samantha Cole
11.15.16
Twitter

A Teen Went Viral for Befriending Deer, and You May Believe What Happened Next

Kelvin Peña and a deer named Money are stars now.
Kate Lunau
8.3.16
Twitter

Watch a Teen Play Basketball and Eat Donuts With a Deer Named Money

Kelvin calls Money his “best friend.”
Kate Lunau
8.2.16
spring

Light Pollution Is Throwing Off the Seasons

Researchers have discovered that the early bloom of some tree buds might be down to increasing amounts of light pollution.
Emiko Jozuka
6.29.16
video

Take a Ride Through the Great Barrier Reef on the Back of a Sea Turtle

Australia's World Wildlife Fund strapped a GoPro to a turtle’s back so that you don’t have to.
Adam Owen
7.6.15
earth

This Is Where Humans Have Made Our Oceans Most Acidic

Is an ocean near you dissolving sea bones? The most comprehensive study yet of the globe's acidifying oceans will tell you.
Brian Merchant
11.10.14
Motherboard Blog

How Microplastic Is Poisoning the Ocean Ecosystem

All that plastic we drop into the ocean is coming back to us via the food chain.
Ben Richmond
12.3.13
Motherboard Blog

Humans Are Not at the Top of the Food Chain

For the first time, scientists calculated out the trophic level of humans.
Lex Berko
12.3.13