Press Releases

South American Marsupials Discovered to Reach New Heights

For the first time, scientists catch on camera a tiny marsupial climbing higher than previously thought in the forest canopy   October 18, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org   In the Andean forests along … Read More »

Alaskan Carbon Assessment Has Implications For National Climate Policy

A special article collection in Ecological Applications looks into how the carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases stored in forests, permafrost, lakes, and rivers interact   October 5, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org   … Read More »

Cobra Cannibalism More Prevalent Than Previously Thought

October 2, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org Last spring, researchers in South Africa’s Kalahari Desert found a large male cape cobra devouring another smaller male of the same species. Surprised by the thought-to-be-rare event, … Read More »

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 »

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