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Aussie backyard bird count - Australia's largest citizen science project

The Aussie backyard bird count is back for its third year between 17-23 October — with over 40,000 participants and over a million birds counted last year, this is becoming one of Australia

Max Day Environmental Science Fellowship Award

The Max Day Environmental Science Fellowship Award is an annual award of up to $20,000 per awardee to assist PhD students or early career researchers in their research. It provides funding support toward the costs of travel, courses or research, or to supplement PhD scholarships with n

Where the Wild Things Grow: Leadership, Partnerships and Ethics in Wildlife Tourism

6-9 November 2016 at the University of South Australia in Adelaide. 

The conference will include presentations, round table discussions, and themed visits to local wildlife attractions. 

Fungal threat: Secret Wollemi pine population offers hope for species' survival

It was the botanical equivalent of finding dinosaurs alive – but now the Wollemi pine faces a new threat to its fragile existence - fungal disease, possibly from unauthorised hikers carrying in the 

2017 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

If you’re 18-35, this is your chance to apply for a grant of up to $22,000 to fund your project on an innovative or emerging scientific issue that will benefit Australia’s primary industries.

CoastAdapt: A new tool for a changing climate helps coastal communities prepare

Coastal decision makers can now test a new tool that provides them with pretty much everything they need to adapt their community or business to coastal climate impacts.

In the Media

Hot Topics

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
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

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Latest Bulletins

As the year rolls on, we are solidly preparing for the 2016 ESA conference in Fremantle. Abstracts have now closed and registration is now open for this exciting event.

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.

 
 

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Student Opportunities

The Geospatial Ecology and Remote Sensing lab (GEARS) explores the structure and ...


Closing date: Sunday, October 30, 2016

We are seeking a PhD student to work on an ARC-funded project starting in 2017, investigating how...


Closing date: Saturday, October 15, 2016

Managing fire regimes is essential for the maintenance of...


Closing date: Friday, September 30, 2016

Volunteer Opportunities

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

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