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2014 ESA Annual Conference
2014 Student Travel Grant recipients

The ESA runs student travel grants to help our student members attend our annual conferences. We were able to support all 35 eligible applications this year, giving a total of $9170 from ESA funds and $2500 from Wiley. The successful applicants were:

2014 Photo Competition Now Open!

The very popular ‘Ecology in Action’ annual photographic competition is back. This competition is run by the ESA to highlight the diversity, beauty and fascination of the biodiversity and ecosystems of Australia, and the role of ecologists in unravelling their mysteries.

Jill Landsberg Trust Fund Scholarship Award winner
Jill Landsberg Trust Fund Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to the 2014 JLTF winner Daniel Bateman, Macquarie University, for his project "Predator vs. facilitator: trophic impact of the invasive European shore crab, Carcinus maenus, in southeast Australian estuaries."

Ecological Society - Award winner
2014 Nature Conservancy Applied Conservation Award Winner

Lachlan Fetterplace is the winner of this year's $6000 Nature Conservancy Applied Conservation Award. Lachlan from the University of Wollongong won the award for his project “The conservation of soft sediment fishes: the vast unknown”.

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Hot Topics in Ecology are evidence-based syntheses of topics that are relevant to environmental policy development, land management and to broadening the community's ecological knowledge base.

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Hot Topics

Ecological impacts of invasive cane toads
An invader’s arrival is bad news for some native species, but good news for others
Burning giants in the tropics
Will prescribed burning of giant eucalypt forests really help their regeneration?
Demise of the dingo
The loss of a top predator would have consequences for native wildlife
Alpine grazing: does it reduce blazing?
A large body of evidence shows that it does not
Tipping Point for Cockatoos in Perth
Will Carnaby’s black cockatoo be squeezed out by urbanization?
WA State Barrier Fence
restricts dispersal, may increase feral predators, worsens climate change impacts

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ESA 2014 Annual Conference

Alice Springs, Northern Territory
September 28th to October 3rd 2014

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Student Opportunities

"Cascading effects of Australia’s ecological extinctions on biodiversity and ecosystem function"

Closing date: Monday, July 21, 2014

The School of Biological Sciences at Monash University is looking for enthusiastic and motivated students with good quantitative skills that are...

Closing date: Friday, October 31, 2014

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This bumper winter Issue showcases leading research by some of Australia's premier ecologists and their students.

This Special Marine Ecology Issue showcases leading research by some of Australia's premier and budding marine ecologists and their students, including Emma Johnston, Melanie Bishop, Rob Harcourt, Luciana Möller and Guido Para.

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