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U.S. Exit from the Paris Agreement Disregards Science and Endangers Global Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 2,  2017 Contact: Alison Mize, 703-625-3628, gro.asenull@nosila Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   By withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on climate change, the United States is abdicating its role as the world leader in using science-based information to inform policy. Business, political, and scientific leaders the world over are condemning the decision. More than 190…

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Goats grazing on an argan tree in southwestern Morocco. In the fruiting season, many clean argan nuts are spat out by the goats while chewing their cud. H Garrido/EBD-CSIC

Tree-climbing goats disperse seeds by spitting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, 23 May 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   In dry southern Morocco, domesticated goats climb to the precarious tippy tops of native argan trees to find fresh forage. Local herders occasionally prune the bushy, thorny trees for easier climbing and even help goat kids learn to climb. During the bare autumn season, goats…

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ESA announces the recipients of the 2016 Murray F. Buell and E. Lucy Braun Student Awards

Awards recognize students for outstanding research presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, 22 May 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   The Ecological Society of America recognizes Michael J.M. McTavish and Julienne E. NeSmith for outstanding student research presentations at the 101st Annual Meeting of the Society in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in August 2016. ESA…

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102nd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America convenes in Portland, Ore.

Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world 6–11 August 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, 11 May 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   Environmental scientists from 50 U.S. states, U. S. territories, and countries around the world will converge on Portland, Oregon this August for the 102nd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of…

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ESA Announces 2017 Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday 3 April 2017 Contact: Julia Marsh, gro.asenull@ailuj, 202-833-8773 ext. 224   The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA). This award provides graduate students with the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for policy experience and training. Six recipients were selected for this year’s…

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