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World Ecologists urge world leaders to take decisive action over Climate Change in Paris

World Ecologists urge the Parties meeting this December at the 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris to take decisive steps against climatic change.

The Michael Bull Prize Winner announced

We are delighted to announce that Rebecca Stirnemann (Massey University) is the inaugural winner of the Michael Bull prize for best student-led paper published in Austral Ecology. 

Applying transdisciplinary and systems approaches for sustainable weed management

Alberta, Canada, 6-10 June 2016  - A refreshing and dynamic international workshop.

Daniel Falster - Winner of the Wiley Next Generation Ecologist Award
2015 Wiley Next Generation Ecologist Announced

Congratulations to Daniel Falster, ARC Australian Post-doctoral Fellow, Macquarie University, and ESA’s inaugural winner of the Wiley Next Generation Ecologist Award.

Introduction to Regression Modelling

Workshop - Introduction to Regression Modelling on R, December 6-7, Sydney

Staging of events in NSW National Parks - Your comments wanted

The NSW Government's Office of Environment & Heritage is developing a new events strategy. They are seeking the views and comments from as many stakeholders as possible.

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2015 Ecological Society Photo Competition

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In this special herpetology issssssssssssssue...

At ESA14, held last year in Alice Springs, I was fortunate enough to see a series of talks on the intersection of  ‘nature’ and urbanisation (that is, ‘urban ecology’) by some of ESA’s excellent student and ECR members, such  as Caragh Threllfall and Pia Lentini.



ESA 2015 Annual Conference

ESA's Annual Conference will take place in Adelaide this year. It will be a fantastic opportunity to engage with some of the world’s leading ecologists, and enjoy the biodiversity of South Australian ecology. 

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The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a 12-month Cooperative...

Closing date: Thursday, December 31, 2015

We are seeking highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellows (up to five positions) to be part of an exciting team committed to improving the...

Closing date: Friday, September 25, 2015

The Freshwater Ecologist be responsible for implementing Bush Heritage’s freshwater research and monitoring program in Queensland and NSW,...

Closing date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015


We are seeking applicants with an interest and background in pollination, entomology, plant-animal interactions and/or biodiversity in...

Closing date: Saturday, January 30, 2016

The PhD fits into a broader project which aims to: identify animal species at imminent risk of extinction (within 10 years); identify conservation...

Closing date: Thursday, October 1, 2015

Small mammal assemblages have collapsed across much of northern Australia in recent decades, mirroring the catastrophic mammal extinctions which...

Closing date: Thursday, October 1, 2015

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