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Laura Huenneke selected to lead as President of the Ecological Society of America for 2018-2019 term

Friday, 10 August 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205; cell, 703-625-3628, Alison@esa.org   Laura Huenneke, an ecologist and conservation scientist who has also served in university and nonprofit leadership positions, became President of the Ecological Society … Read More »

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana receives environmental offsets from the Ecological Society of America

103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America:  Extreme events, ecosystem resilience and human well-being 5–10 August 2018 August 7, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org New Orleans on-site press room: 504-670-6402   The … Read More »

Trees travelling west: how climate is changing our forests

103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America:  Extreme events, ecosystem resilience and human well-being 5–10 August 2018 August 1, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org New Orleans on-site press room: 504-670-6402   Many … Read More »

Coldwater streams may provide refuge against changing climate

103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America:  Extreme events, ecosystem resilience and human well-being 5–10 August 2018 July 24, 2018 For Immediate Release   Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org New Orleans on-site press room: 504-670-6402   … Read More »

2018 ESA Regional Policy Award Recognizes Representative Walter J. Leger III for His Coastal Restoration Work

103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America:  Extreme events, ecosystem resilience and human well-being 5–10 August 2018 Tuesday, July 17, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205 or mobile, 703-625-3628  alison@esa.org  Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, … Read More »

Mangroves to mudflats and not back again

103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America:  Extreme events, ecosystem resilience and human well-being 5–10 August 2018 July 13, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org Over one-third of Earth’s population lives with 100 … Read More »

Rising seas put salinity stress on Hawaiian coastal plants

103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America:  Extreme events, ecosystem resilience and human well-being 5–10 August 2018 July 5, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org With the increased likelihood of extreme weather events … Read More »

Using tree-fall patterns to calculate tornado wind speed

103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America:  Extreme events, ecosystem resilience and human well-being 5–10 August 2018   June 22, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org Tornadoes, hurricanes, and other extreme windstorm events … Read More »

ESA announces the recipients of the 2017 Student Awards

Awards recognize students for exceptional research and outstanding presentations at the 2017 Annual Meeting June 19, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org The Ecological Society of America recognizes Michael T. Kohl, Benjamin J. Wilson, and … Read More »

103rd Annual Meeting: Preview and Highlights

Extreme Events, Ecosystem Resilience and Human Well-being June 12, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org Extreme events – such as heat waves, droughts, floods, fires and storms – are made worse by human activities. For … Read More »

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