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Online exhibition - Christian Spencer

The stunning photography of artist Christian Spencer, joint winner of last year's ESA Photocomp (pictured below), is celebrated in this online exhibition.

Who is worthy of attention in your community?

2017 Australian of the Year Awards - Nominations are now open!

Vacancy: Chair of Ecological Management and Restoration (EMR) Editorial Board

At the end of this year Gary Luck will be stepping down as Chair of the Ecological Management and Restoration (EMR) Editorial Board.

Ethnobotanist Gerry Turpin
Saving ancient indigenous culture from being lost forever

Alyssa Braithwaite profiles Ethnobotanist Gerry Turpin in SBS series showcasing Indigenous Australian scientists.

Don't miss out on earlybird registration for the Conservation through Sustainable Use of Wildlife Conference!

Early bird registration closes on 7 July 2016. With an impressive line-up of keynote presenters, as well as great abstracts submitted from all over the world, we now invite you to view the program and share with your industry peers.

Program highlights:

Comment on the new Biosecurity Act 2015

Consultation on the subordinate legislation for the new Biosecurity Act 2015 is continuing as further details are developed.

In the Media

Hot Topics

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
Northern Australia’s vanishing mammals
Small to medium-sized mammals in northern Australia's vast savannas are in rapid and severe decline

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Latest Bulletins

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.

Another ESA annual conference is just around the corner and leading up to this year’s event in  Adelaide the Society is offering a number of incentives to renew membership and spread the word to friends  and colleagues.

 
 

Conferences

Registration is now open!

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JOIN US for the Ecological Society of Australia’s 2016 Annual Conference Fremantle Western Australia

Employment

Research Scientist position open


Closing date: Sunday, July 17, 2016
  • Do you enjoy hands-on research?
  • Enhance your skills and utilise your undergraduate degree in Science

Closing date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Join the high performing Weed Biological control team and contribute to impactful research


Closing date: Sunday, July 10, 2016

Student

Linking plant functional traits and plant-soil feedbacks to environmental change


Closing date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The Department of Biological Sciences at Macquarie University is seeking to appoint a dynamic and...


Closing date: Thursday, June 30, 2016

We are seeking applications from highly motivated and qualified candidates for a PhD program of research at the Australian National University,...


Closing date: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Volunteer

Looking for keen volunteers to assist on a number of field trips for my PhD project in the Pilbara investigating the ecological responses of...


Closing date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Exciting volunteer opportunity!


Closing date: Sunday, June 12, 2016

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

2015 Ecological Society Photo Competition

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