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Scientists, practitioners, religious communities urge collaborative action to save our planet

The September 2013 Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment is an open access special issue on Earth Stewardship. Read More »

Using fire to manage fire-prone regions around the world

Prescribed burn in Klamath National Forest CA. Credit: E. KnappInaugural online-only Special Issue of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment showcases prescribed burns around the globe. Read More »

Rattlesnakes and ticks, competition and cannibalistic salamanders, and beneficial, predatory, parasitic Fungi

Presentations on species interactions figure large at ESA’s 2013 annual meeting. Read More »

Ecology in Agricultural Landscapes: seeking solutions for food, water, wildlife

Agriculture alters the landscape more than any other human activity, with trickle-down effects on water, soil, climate, plant and wildlife diversity, wildfire, and human health. Multiple sessions at ESA's 98th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis will will examine routes to improved soil, water, and nutrient retention, and opportunities to increase biodiversity alongside food production. Read More »

Minnesota Energy & Environment Senior Advisor Ellen Anderson to receive ESA Regional Policy Award

ESA established its Regional Policy Award in 2008 to recognize an elected or appointed local policymaker who has integrated environmental science into policy initiatives that foster more sustainable communities. Read More »

Dynamic interplay of ecology, infectious disease, and human life

ESA2013 Minneapolis badgeSpillover of infectious wildlife diseases to domestic animals and people and the link between environmental processes and human health. Read More »

Declining fortunes of Yellowstone’s migratory elk

Are human choices redefining the fitness of an ancient survival strategy?   Media advisory For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, 26 June 2013 Contact: Liza Lester (202) 833-8773 x 211;   In the late spring, the 4000 elk of the Clarks … Read More »

Ecological Society of America announces 2013 award recipients

ESA2013 Minneapolis badgeFor Immediate Release: Monday, 17 June 2013 Contact: Nadine Lymn (202) 833-8773 x 205; or Liza Lester (202) 833-8773 x 211;     During the Ecological Society of America’s (ESA) 98th Annual Meeting, the Society will present ten … Read More »

ESA announces 2013 Fellows

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2013 fellows. The Society’s fellows program recognizes the many ways in which our members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and to management and policy. Read More »

Zeal to ensure clean leafy greens takes bite out of riverside habitat in California

Perceived food safety risk from wildlife drives expensive and unnecessary habitat destruction around farm fields. Meticulous attention to food safety is a good thing. As consumers, we like to hear that produce growers and distributers go above and beyond food safety mandates to ensure that healthy fresh fruits and vegetables do not carry bacteria or viruses that can make us sick. But in California’s Salinas Valley, some more vigorous interventions are cutting into the last corners of wildlife habitat and potentially threatening water quality, without evidence of food safety benefits. Read More »

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