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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: underwater forest decline

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Ocean warming is causing a ‘tropicalisation’ of temperate reefs in eastern and western Australia, leading….... Read more

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Forgotten pollinators

Friday, 12 September 2014

While honey bees are a versatile and efficient crop pollinator, many wild insect taxa, including….... Read more

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Tipping Point for Cockatoos in Perth

Saturday, 8 March 2014

Banksia woodlands and pine plantations on the Swan Coastal Plain are critical foraging habitat for….... Read more

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Burning giants in the tropics

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

In the Wet Tropics of North Queensland, land managers use low-intensity fires to try to….... Read more