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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.

Participate in the review of Australia's Biodiversity Conservation Strategy

You are invited to participate in this web survey on the review of Australia's Biodiversity Conservation Strategy 2010 -2030 (the Strategy).

Student Travel Grants to ESA15 now open

The ESA encourages student attendance at its annual conference by providing a number of Student Travel Grants each year.

Join the Green Army

The Green Army is a hands-on, practical environmental action programme that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia.

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Northern Australia’s vanishing mammals
Small to medium-sized mammals in northern Australia's vast savannas are in rapid and severe decline
Killer cats
The devastating impact of feral cats on Australian biodiversity
Weed risk set to rise
New plant varieties bred for pasture will worsen the weed problem
Feral horses in Australia
Left unchecked they can have major ecological impacts
Forgotten pollinators
Challenges for managing wild pollinators in Australian agricultural landscapes
Ecological impacts of invasive cane toads
An invader’s arrival is bad news for some native species, but good news for others


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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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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

Fisheries Ecology and Management - Research Scientist (APS Level 6 - Executive Level 1) - Ongoing

Closing date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015


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: Tuesday, August 25, 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

Fire is a critical management issue in the fire-prone savannas of northern Australia.

Closing date: Thursday, October 15, 2015


Volunteers are needed for ongoing monitoring of Glossy black-cockatoo nests on Monday to Thursdays from around 4pm onwards, until the beginning of...

Closing date: Monday, August 31, 2015

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