Farms and orchards are the most susceptible in Europe to soil degradation and desertification
Landmark study explains the mystery of why cooperation among birds is associated with unpredictable environments
The newly identified species belongs to the genus Phallocryptus of which only four species were previously known from different arid and semiarid regions
To recover a meteorite record for millions of years, the researchers headed to the Atacama Desert
The date palm has a wax that can withstand high temperatures and therefore has an impressive waterproof skin
New studies show options for gathering water from fog, condensation
University of Cincinnati researchers found the soils in New Mexico could support agriculture, suggesting the people who lived there 1,000 years ago were self-sufficient
Berkeley Lab team reveals how desert cyanobacteria awaken to rainfall then resume their sleep.