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EcoTas 2017 - open for Symposia

The Ecological Society of Australia and the New Zealand Ecological Society are delighted to announce EcoTAS 2017, the sixth joint meeting organised by the two societies.

UAS4RS Conference 2017

Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Remote Sensing - Beyond Pretty Pictures: Real Data, Real Information

To be held in Tasmania, Australia between 24-25 May 2017.

Worst Great Barrier Reef bleaching event to ‘become commonplace’

Human-induced climate change increased ocean temperatures in the early months of 2016, making a significant contribution to the worst bleaching event on record for the Great Barrier Reef.

Climate change has made heatwaves more severe

Scientists have used simulations run on the home computers of thousands of volunteers to investigate how climate change has affected the likelihood of heatwaves and other extreme weather.

Climate detectives reveal southeastern Australia’s climate back to 1788

Researchers have extracted climate information from Australian newspaper reports, farmers’ diaries, government documents and private journals, to extend our knowledge of the climate of southeastern Australia back to 1788.

In the Media

Hot Topics

Managing fire for plant and animal conservation
Putting fire to work for conservation requires local knowledge
Managing tensions around urban flying-fox roosts
Careful context-specific consideration is needed in decision making for urban flying-fox roosts
Climate change: Alpine shrubs as ecosystem engineers
Climate warming promotes shrub cover and range expansion via landscape flammability, snow accumulation and nutrient cycling feedbacks
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

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Latest Bulletins

Welcome to the new look ESA Bulletin. Regular readers will have noticed a change to the type of content being featured.

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.

 
 

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Closing date: Friday, March 17, 2017

HIE: A Scientific Basis for Assisted Gene Migration Under Climate Change

The Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (HIE)(opens in new window)Opens in a new window is one of three institutes within Western Sydney University. The plant adaptation group at HIE is widely recognised for their work testing the capacity to respond to climate through adaptive genetic variation and phenotypic plasticity.

 

Closing date: Friday, March 31, 2017

Student Opportunities

Supervised by Dr John Morgan (La Trobe University) and Dr Steve Sinclair (Arthur Rylah Institute for...


Closing date: Friday, March 31, 2017

We are seeking an outstanding, highly motivated PhD candidate with an interest in avian physiology to work on the ARC funded research...


Closing date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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