Hot Topics

Hot Topics in Ecology are evidence-based syntheses of topics that are relevant to environmental policy development, land management and to broadening the community's ecological knowledge base.

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Hot Topics

Climate Change. Marine range shifts in SE Australia

Monday, 30 November 2015

The world’s oceans are warming at an accelerated rate due to anthropogenic activities. Over 100….... Read more

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Northern Australia’s vanishing mammals

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Many small to medium-sized mammals are rapidly declining in northern Australia, even in very large….... Read more

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Invader from the dark side

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Weeds are often associated with high light and disturbed habitats but shade-tolerant weeds are gaining….... Read more

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Climate change: alters plant recruitment from seed

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Plants use environmental cues to trigger when and where seeds germinate. Changes in local environments,….... Read more