International Prize for Biology

The International Prize for Biology was instituted in April of 1985 by the Committee on the International Prize for Biology.

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.

Registration is now open for two 2017 Plant Identification (I.D.) workshops

Both workshops will be held in Michigan's western Upper Peninsula near the shores of scenic Lake Superior on:

1.  Isle Royale National Park (June 5-10), based at Rock Harbor, and

TERN data used to assess the impact of heat waves on our ecosystem

As Australia swelters through another hot summer, a team of researchers is using TERN data to assess how heat waves affect the energy balance, carbon uptake, water use, and overall health of Australia’s ecosystems.

Apply to speak at the 2017 Developing Northern Australia Conference

With the preparations for the Annual Developing Northern Australia Conference well underway, this is your chance to be part of these important discussions.