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Penguin-mounted video captures gastronomic close encounters of the gelatinous kind

Penguins caught on camera eating jellyfish Monday, 25 September 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   Footage from penguin-mounted mini video recorders shows four species of penguin eating jellyfish and other gelatinous animals of the open ocean, a food source penguins were not previously believed to partake of, scientists report this month in the Ecological…

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Richard Pouyat named President of the Ecological Society of America for 2017-2018 term

Thursday, 21 September 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205, gro.asenull@nosilA Rich Pouyat, National Program Leader for Air and Soil Quality Research, United States Forest Service became President of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) on August 11, 2017 during the Society’s annual meeting in Portland, Oregon. Elected by the members of ESA for a one-year term,…

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Sustainable Northwest receives environmental offsets from the Ecological Society of America

2017 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America: Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world 6–11 August 2017   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, 8 August 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 206-553-9964, gro.asenull@retseLL   PORTLAND, Ore. — The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will donate over $22,000 to local non-profit Sustainable Northwest’s Forest Program, to offset the…

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Weighing the benefits of incidental habitat protection

2017 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America: Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world 6–11 August 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, 2 August 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL     Regulations on land use that have been put in place to protect water quality, human lives, and property, may also protect…

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Adorable alpine animal acclimates behavior to a changing climate

2017 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America: Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world 6–11 August 2017   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, 1 August 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   As climate change brings new pressures to bear on wildlife, species must “move, adapt, acclimate, or die.” Erik Beever and colleagues…

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ESA to Hold New Special Policy Forum at Annual Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Monday, 24 July 2017 Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205 (work) or 703-625-3628 (mobile), gro.asenull@nosila In the wake of the change in administration in January, the political landscape has become more challenging to navigate for scientists seeking to conduct research and inform policy. The new administration in Washington has proposed significant cuts to federal spending on scientific…

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Paintings from Ellie Irons’ Two Meadows instillation, part of her Invasive Pigments Project. The right painting depicts a research meadow and the left, an urban meadow in vacant lot, both created with color pigments made by Irons. Pigments used in the left meadow were made from plants that live on the margins of a harsh urban landscape, often derided as noxious weeds.

Art inspiring ecological science, inspiring art

2017 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America: Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world 6–11 August 2017   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, 20 July 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL       Ecologists and artists will explore the intersection of their craft in two back-to-back Ignite-style sessions on Tuesday, August 8,…

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