Pitcher plant port-a-potties: brought to you by adaptation via natural selection.
If you liked my recent post on parasites that give their hosts a death wish, you'll want to check out Parasite of the Day.
Want to survive in today’s “red in tooth and claw” world? If so, consider diversifying your portfolio of nutrient acquisition strategies by giving carnivory a try.
One of the creepiest topics in parasitology is that of parasites that alter the behavior of their hosts, essentially leading to suicidal behavior.
Most flowering plants spend resources on rewards for pollinators like sugary nectar. Others don’t bother, and rely on trickery instead.
If you love stunning nature photography, you'll love standingoutinmyfield. The blog is written by a very good friend of mine who is also an ecologist. A recent skype call with her actually got moderately derailed when I pulled up her blog and got distracted by pictures of her recent trip to Kenya.