29th November – 2nd December 2005
The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane
Reef could be dead in 50yrs: expert - http://finance.news.com.au/story/0,1016,17403408-31037,00.html
Great Barrier Reef under serious threat - http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=74952&print
No proof of cane toads' impact: expert - http://www.abc.net.au/news/items/200512/1521037.htm
Monogamous possums grin and bear it - http://www.abc.net.au/science/news/stories/s1497231.htm
Road noise turns birds into sopranos - http://abc.net.au/science/news/enviro/EnviroRepublish_1495375.htm
Cafe Scientific - ESA 2005 Broadcast
Biodiversity trading: I'll raise you a bilby for your cassowary
Can we trade in biodiversity the way we trade in commodities or - more recently - carbon and pollution?
If you missed the broadcast, you can listen online or download at ABC Radio National
BIG IDEAS: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/bigidea/
Student prizes at ESA 2005 - click on the title for the extended abstract or poster (PDF)
ESA Marilyn Fox Award for best inaugural presentation at a conference: Elissa Suhr
The Making of an Invader: the Argentine Ant (Linepithema humile) in Southern Australia
ESA Best spoken paper at the conference: Jenny K Martin
Why Pair? Male reproductive success in a socially monogamous marsupial.
ESA Best Poster: Kellie Maher
Fragmentation, Fire and Native Mammals: Impacts on vegetation dynamics of heath lands in the Western Australian wheat belt
ESA Best spoken paper runner-up: Marissa L Parrott
The effects of female choice, genetic similarity between mates and male size on siring success in a field population of agile antechinus (Antechinus agilis)
ESA Best poster runner-up: Carol Erwin
Daily variation in sea-surface temperature negatively impacts Sooty Tern foraging success at Michaelmas Cay, Northern Great Barrier Reef
Blackwell/EMR prize for a spoken presentation on management or restoration: Michael Bode
Optical management of a spillover fishery
Blackwell/EMR prize for a poster presentation on management or restoration: John Gollan
Development of multi-metric indices for monitoring and measuring ecosystem rehabilitation
Society for Conservation Biology Prize for a spoken paper on conservation: Sarina E. Loo
Predicting the spread of invasive species using GARP models and time-series data
Australian Flora Foundation prize for a spoken paper on the biology or cultivation of an Australian plant: Suzanna E. Venn
Predicting changes in Alpine seedling recruitment and distribution with a changing climate using a natural gradient and a "Space for Time" approach
Australian Flora Foundation prize for a poster on the biology or cultivation of an Australian plant: Seraphina Cutler
Effectiveness of rehabilitation treatments on bull dozed fire control lines in the North-East Victorian mountains
Rainforest CRC prize for best presentation on a rainforest topic: David Elmouttie
Can rodents enhance germination rates in native rainforest seeds: Seed predators or mutualistic frugivores?
Rainforest CRC prize for best poster on a rainforest topic: Billie Roberts
What constitutes a Flying Fox camp?
BoM Climate Change presentation: Luke P. Shoo
Detecting climate change induced range shifts: where and how should we be looking?