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The ACF's Election Scorecard

The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) has launched an interactive independent guide to voting in the upcoming Federal election.

Sea turtles with potentially deadly herpes lesions on the rise on Great Barrier Reef

Cases of a debilitating disease that results in lesions on sea turtles off north Queensland are rising, with researcher (Karina Jones) suspecting a link between the disease and the health of the Great Barrier Reef.

Online exhibition - Christian Spencer

The stunning photography of artist Christian Spencer, joint winner of last year's ESA Photocomp (pictured below), is celebrated in this online exhibition.

Who is worthy of attention in your community?

2017 Australian of the Year Awards - Nominations are now open!

Vacancy: Chair of Ecological Management and Restoration (EMR) Editorial Board

At the end of this year Gary Luck will be stepping down as Chair of the Ecological Management and Restoration (EMR) Editorial Board.

Ethnobotanist Gerry Turpin
Saving ancient indigenous culture from being lost forever

Alyssa Braithwaite profiles Ethnobotanist Gerry Turpin in SBS series showcasing Indigenous Australian scientists.

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

Registration is now open!

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Employment

Research Scientist position open


Closing date: Sunday, July 17, 2016
  • Do you enjoy hands-on research?
  • Enhance your skills and utilise your undergraduate degree in Science

Closing date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Join the high performing Weed Biological control team and contribute to impactful research


Closing date: Sunday, July 10, 2016

Student

We have three projects available that focus on the relationship between the three focal themes of the Dynamics of Eco-Evolutionary Patterns (D.E.E...


Closing date: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

We have three projects available that focus on the relationship between the three focal themes of the Dynamics of Eco-Evolutionary Patterns (D.E.E...


Closing date: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

This project, offered within the Dynamics of Eco-Evolutionary Patterns (D.E.E.P.) research group, aims to explore faunal habitat use and the...


Closing date: Wednesday, August 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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