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Fourth Andina International Workshop

Workshop for dialogue on ecological issues

Summer school in Bordeaux

The COTE Cluster of Excellence brings together nine laboratories of the University of Bordeaux, France and major national French research institutes involved in research on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems (INR

Cockroaches might beat a nuclear war, but not Black Saturday’s fires

While there may be some truth to the story that cockroaches can survive radiation following a nuclear explosion, scientists have found cockroaches can struggle to return to burnt areas following severe bushfires.

Review of the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988

Help the Victorian Government to improve the FFG Act.

Due to the high level of interest and number of other reforms underway, the government has extended the submission period for an additional 2 weeks. Submissions will now close at 5:00pm on 28 March 2017.

UTS Water Workshop: Satellite Sensing of the Hydrologic Cycle: New Sensors, Datasets and Approaches

This is a comprehensive Tutorial including data access, practical exercises video and demonstrations. It covers topics including: basic microwave remote sensing, sensor description, data products, calibration/validation, and applications.

Do you have common Ivy in your backyard?
  • We need citizen scientists across Australia

In the Media

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Climate change: Alpine shrubs as ecosystem engineers
Climate warming promotes shrub cover and range expansion via landscape flammability, snow accumulation and nutrient cycling feedbacks
At high densities kangaroo grazing can reduce biodiversity
Over-abundant kangaroos reduce the diversity of native wildlife and are a danger to threatened species
Climate Change: trees under pressure
Climate change causes widespread tree mortality and health declines

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Latest Bulletins

The Ecological Society of Australia is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment. Each year, the fund supports around 200 post-graduate students to conduct research in ecology, wildlife management, and natural history studies.

Welcome to the new look ESA Bulletin. Regular readers will have noticed a change to the type of content being featured.

 
 

Conferences

EcoTas 2017

The joint conference of the Ecological Society of Australia and the New Zealand Ecological Society
26 November - 1 December 2017
Cypress Lakes Conference Centre in the Hunter Valley in NSW

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Student Opportunities

Based at Deakin University in Melbourne, this project will investigate the movement ecology of...


Closing date: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Australia has the world's worst record of mammal extinctions, with many of the mid-range mammals impacted by exotic species,...


Closing date: Friday, May 12, 2017

The Ecosystem Restoration Intervention Ecology Research Group (ERIE) are excited to announce a new PhD opportunity within the ERIE lab...


Closing date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Volunteer Opportunities

We need volunteers to help monitor the reintroductions of Southern Brown Bandicoots to Booderee National Park.


Closing date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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