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Statistical Ecology and Environmental Monitoring (SEEM) 2015 conference to be held in Queenstown, New Zealand, from 22 - 26 June, 2015

The conference will bring together experts in statistics, ecology and environmental sciences. It is a privilege to have Bryan Manly as our honorary speaker, along with a world-class list of invited speakers:

Symposium on Indigenous Ecological Knowledge
Symposium - Indigenous Ecological Knowledge

Tuesday 29 September 2014, 2-5pm
Alice Springs

Biodiversity Legislation Review

The Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel has released an issues paper and is encouraging all interested people and organisations to make a written submission.

Australian Ecology Research Award Winner 2014
Congratulations Melodie - Australian Ecology Research Award Recipient 2014

The Australian Ecology Research Award (AERA) recognises Associate Professor Melodie McGeoch's outstanding contribution to modelling and quantification of abundances of populations and communities facing global changes.

Dr Euan Ritchie's expedition to PNG finds possible new animal species

Dr Euan Ritchie found a wallaby and a small Antechinus - sized animal which could be new to science in an expedition to forests in a remote area of the north west of Papua New Guinea. 

Training opportunity: Rangelands monitoring
Training opportunity: Rangelands monitoring

TERN's AusPlots team will be holding a field methods training course in Alice Springs immediately following ESA 2014 from 5-8 October.

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2014 Ecological Society Photo Competition


ESA 2014 Annual Conference

Alice Springs, Northern Territory
September 28th to October 3rd 2014

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Student Opportunities

The newly funded Centre of Excellence is seeking applications from exceptional students to enroll in PhD studies under the supervision of leading...

Closing date: Sunday, August 31, 2014

The School of Biological Sciences at Monash University is looking for enthusiastic and motivated students with good quantitative skills that are...

Closing date: Friday, October 31, 2014

The Fenner School of Environment and Society at The Australian National University (ANU) is seeking applications from highly qualified and...

Closing date: Sunday, August 31, 2014

Contribute to conservation research and gain valuable field experience.

Closing date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

VOLUNTEERS wanted from the14th - 26th September for Tasmanian devil trapping in NE Tasmania.

Closing date: Sunday, September 7, 2014

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This bumper winter Issue showcases leading research by some of Australia's premier ecologists and their students.

This Special Marine Ecology Issue showcases leading research by some of Australia's premier and budding marine ecologists and their students, including Emma Johnston, Melanie Bishop, Rob Harcourt, Luciana Möller and Guido Para.

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