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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 »

ESA tipsheet for June 2018

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday May 30 Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, zgentes@esa.org New eDNA method to track down sneaky stink bug pioneers before they destroy crops Quantifying the cultural importance of the Great … Read More »

Bold lizards of all sizes have higher mating success, scientists find, in rare field study of behavior

Thursday, 24 May 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205, alison@esa.org   Boldness correlates with the mating success, but not body size or sex, of yellow-spotted monitor lizards roaming the remote Oombulgurri floodplains of tropical Western Australia, … Read More »

ESA voices concern about proposed changes to EPA’s use of scientific data

Wednesday April 25, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205, alison@esa.org The Ecological Society of America is concerned with reports that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a rule that would require all data from scientific … Read More »

Lizards, mice, bats and other vertebrates are important pollinators too

Bees are not the only animals that carry pollen from flower to flower. Species with backbones, among them bats, birds, mice, and even lizards, also serve as pollinators. Although less familiar as flower visitors than insect pollinators, vertebrate pollinators are more likely to have coevolved tight relationships of high value to the plants they service, supplying essential reproductive aid for which few or no other species may substitute. Read More »

ESA Selects 2018 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients

RELEASE DATE: Wednesday, 21 March 2018 Contact: Alison Mize, alison@esa.org, (202) 833-8773 ext. 205     The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA). This … Read More »

Ecological Society of America announces 2018 award recipients

ESA LogoThe Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present the 2018 awards recognizing outstanding contributions to ecology in new discoveries, teaching, sustainability, diversity, and lifelong commitment to the profession during the Society’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans, La. Read More »

Ecological Society of America announces 2018 Fellows

ESA LogoThe Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2018 Fellows. The Society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and management and policy. Read More »

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