Why are scientists strapping bags of rocks to trees?
Accelerometers or 'fitbits for trees' track how much they sway in the wind. During winter, scientists use this to estimate how much snow has fallen in remote areas by measuring how the snowfall changes their dance.
Ready to skip salsa on Taco Tuesday? Drought & water restrictions are shrinking tomato production in the U.S., especially in California -- the leader in growing & processing tomatoes. Here are three other condiments in short supply due to lack of rain.
University of Exeter researchers predict that as water temperatures rise, the vulnerable coral living in the Mediterranean & UK may spread north. The finding could be used to identify priority areas to protect pink sea fans.