pollinators

As a great artist in paint or in pixels, Julia Lichtblau knows nature well. But joining Adventure Scientists' #Pollinators2018 project opened even her well-trained eyes to things she had never seen before....

Ever wished you could help the world by walking through fields of wildflowers taking pictures of butterflies? You can. Apply now to join Adventure Scientists' Pollinators Project and collect valuable data in the backcountry for scientists and conservationists....

It may look pretty, but this “orchid” actually has a trick under its, well, leaves—it’s actually a praying mantis trying to get a meal.  Until recently, scientists weren’t sure if this flower mimic was accurate enough to deceive bugs. Now, a new study says it is—and it’s the first scientific evidence of an animal imitating a...

It may look pretty, but this “orchid” actually has a trick under its, well, leaves—it’s actually a praying mantis trying to get a meal.  Until recently, scientists weren’t sure if this flower mimic was accurate enough to deceive bugs. Now, a new study says it is—and it’s the first scientific evidence of an animal imitating a...