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David Lodge Named President of the Ecological Society of America for 2016-2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2016 Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205, Alison@esa.org   David Lodge, Director of the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Cornell University, became President of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) on August 12, 2016. … Read More »

In a race for Cheetos, magpies win, but crows steal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, 11 August 2016 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, LLester@esa.org   Black-billed magpies and American crows, both members of the clever corvid family of birds, have adapted comfortably to life in urban and suburban communities. In … Read More »

Ecologists don their research in an ‘eco-fashion’ show at the 101st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, 4 August 2016 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, LLester@esa.org   Ecological scientists are not known for elevated fashion sensibilities. Many take pride in a sartorial identity rooted in a field work chic of practical hats, … Read More »

Restoring prairie and fighting wildfire with (drone launched) fire(balls)

To restore the grasslands of the Great Plains, a Nebraska ecologist says, bring back high intensity fires FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, 1 August 2016 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, LLester@esa.org   Ecologist Dirac Twidwell wants to change the way … Read More »

Distant volcanic eruptions foster saguaro cacti baby booms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday 25 July 2016 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, LLester@esa.org   One hundred and thirty years ago, the volcano Krakatoa erupted in what is now Indonesia, unleashing a cataclysm locally and years of cool temperatures and … Read More »

Mosquito ecology and disease at the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

Ecological dimensions of mosquito-borne disease are on the minds of ecologists as they head to southern Florida for the 101st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, 8 July 2016 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. … Read More »

2016 ESA Regional Policy Award Recognizes Shannon Estenoz for Her Work in Everglades Restoration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, 7 July 2016 Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205, alison@esa.org   On Sunday, August 7, 2016, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present its ninth annual Regional Policy Award to Shannon Estenoz, Director of Everglades Restoration … Read More »

Thirty-one top scientific societies speak with one voice on global climate change

ESA LogoFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11:00 am EDT Tuesday, 28 June 2016Media Contacts: Ginger Pinholster, AAAS, 202-326-6421, gpinhols@aaas.org Joan Buhrman, AGU, 202-777-7509,  jbuhrman@agu.org Kasey S. White, GSA, 202-669-0466, kwhite@geosociety.org In a consensus letter to U.S. policymakers, a partnership of 31 leading nonpartisan … Read More »

Ecological Society of America publications rise in Thomson Reuters Journal Citations Report

ESA LogoFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, 14 June 2016 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, LLester@esa.org   The value and influence of research published by ecological scientists in the Ecological Society of America’s (ESA) journals was reflected today in Thomson Reuters 2015 … Read More »

Ecological Society of America announces 2016 fellows

Details on the 2016 ESA Annual Meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, 1 June 2016 Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205, alison@esa.org   The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2016 fellows. The Society’s fellows program recognizes the many ways in which our members … Read More »

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