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New from ESA
New for 2015 – your membership dues will include the selection of one section or chapter of your choice. Additional sections and chapter may be selected each for $5. Also new for 2015, any member who has forgotten their login can go to the eServices Home page. Click on “login” and use the “Can’t login button” to retrieve your login information.
ESA added two new sections this year: Disease Ecology and Early Career Ecologist. To learn more about our two new sections click here.
Journals and Publications
Microorganisms (including viruses, bacteria, and fungi) provide numerous ecosystem services but can also have negative impacts, particularly in terms of human health. In the November issue of Frontiers, Peralta et al. make the case for considering microorganisms in a social–ecological framework to maximize microbe-mediated benefits to society.
Photo credit: Anonymous and Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH
The 100th Annual Meeting will be held August 9-14, 2015 in Baltimore, MD. The theme for the meeting is “Ecological Science at the Frontier: Celebrating ESA’s Centennial.”