News

News

  • Are you planning to tweet or post your way through ESA 2019? Reach a wider audience with this chance to post directly from the official ESA accounts.

  • Our ESA Community Fund members have voted, and we’re thrilled to announce the inaugural recipient of the ESA Community Fund grant on the theme of Ecology & Education is... Cherese Sonkkila from The University of Melbourne who has proposed to produce a podcast from the ESA 2019 Conference.

  • Bringing more nature into our cities requires more than a few trees, with governments spending millions of dollars to increase urban biodiversity for the benefit people and the environment.

  • The ESAus19 Conference will be held in Launceston, Tasmania from 25-29 November, with post-graduate day on Sunday 24 November. Field trips and workshops will be held on Wednesday 27 November.

    The theme for this year's conference is Ecology: science for practical solutions.

  • We're getting greener at the ESA Conference this year, giving delegates the option to offset their travel.

    The $20 offset will allow delegates to contribute to conservation-based habitat restoration, thanks to partnerships with Landcare Tasmania and Greening Australia.  

  • Nominations are now open for ESA Board positions in 2020. The following positions are becoming vacant and are open for election at our AGM this November.

  • Deep in Victoria’s Otway Ranges, Deakin University PhD student Darcy Watchorn is building bushfire shelters for small mammals.  

  • The ESA's annual photography competition aims to highlight the diversity, beauty and interest of the biodiversity and ecosystems of Australia, and the role of ecologists in unravelling their mysteries.

  • Scientists are using weather radars, originally developed to measure rainfall, to study the flight patterns of birds, bats and insects. However, a researcher claims we should use radars to measure flying animals more often.

  • Indigenous Knowledge Symposium and Travel Grants to ESA Annual Conference