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Environmental groups demand end to logging of Australia’s native forests

More than 30 green groups sign statement after damning report says extending regional forestry agreements ‘would constitute an irrational decision on environmental, economic and social grounds’.

Kirsti Abbott on Ants
ESA member Kirsti Abbott knows all about the weird and wonderful world of Ants

Kirsti Abbott is an ESA Member who is an Ant Ecologist at the University of New England. Her study of ants has taken her to a number of islands in the pacific where yellow crazy ants have been creating super colonies.

Sydney Plant Ecophysiology Group meeting

Hello plant enthusiasts,

The next meeting will be from 4-6 pm, Tuesday, 24 May at Sydney Uni (Redfern).

The speakers will be:

Pint Science Festival
Pint of Science Festival

The Pint of Science Festival sees some of world’s best scientific researchers and science communicators go to pubs in cities around the globe to discuss their latest findings with you.

In the Media

Hot Topics

Climate Change: trees under pressure
Climate change causes widespread tree mortality and health declines
Climate Change. Marine range shifts in SE Australia
Documented range shifts already have impacts on ecosystems, human health and the economy
Climate change: alters plant recruitment from seed
Climate change threatens plant communities around Australia by altering plant recruitment
Climate change: underwater forest decline
Loss of kelp forest places commercial fisheries at risk
Invader from the dark side
Shade-tolerant weed threatens Australian World Heritage Rainforests
Northern Australia’s vanishing mammals
Small to medium-sized mammals in northern Australia's vast savannas are in rapid and severe decline

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Latest Bulletins

Those of you that have been reading the Bulletin for some years will notice that Ben Gooden is no longer editing the Bulletin. Ben has passed the torch onto me, and hopefully I will not drop it and burn the house down.

Another ESA annual conference is just around the corner and leading up to this year’s event in  Adelaide the Society is offering a number of incentives to renew membership and spread the word to friends  and colleagues.

 
 

Conferences

ESA2016 - Call for abstracts now open!

ESA2016

JOIN US for the Ecological Society of Australia’s 2016 Annual Conference Fremantle Western Australia

Employment

In its third decade an exciting opportunity presents itself to shape and mould the future direction of the Australian Alps cross border...


Closing date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an established consultancy with a highly experienced ecological and cultural heritage team.


Closing date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Student

Are you thinking of furthering your...


Closing date: Friday, June 10, 2016

Project Title: Fine-scale canopy turbulence models of seed dispersal


Closing date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Richard Reina at Monash University, Victoria is looking for PhD students to study the physiological and...


Closing date: Sunday, July 31, 2016

Volunteer

Looking for keen volunteers to assist on a number of field trips for my PhD project in the Pilbara investigating the ecological responses of...


Closing date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Exciting volunteer opportunity!


Closing date: Sunday, June 12, 2016

Researchers at the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods are seeking volunteers to assist in catching, tracking, surveying and...


Closing date: Monday, October 31, 2016

2015 Ecological Society Photo Competition

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