Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice – Let’s Get to Work
Oct09

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice – Let’s Get to Work

“If you don’t have diverse representation in positions of power and authority to make change, how can you expect real change?”
Participant, ESA Listening Session on DEIJ Action Steps October 7, 2020

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Blog Series #2: Speaking of Race
Jul06

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Blog Series #2: Speaking of Race

By Pamela Templer, VP of Education and Human Resources, ESA and Teresa Mourad, Director of Education and Diversity Programs, ESA “I can’t breathe.” These last words uttered by George Floyd galvanized protests against the ongoing racism embedded in the systems and culture in the United States of America and galvanized a movement that demanded critical self-reflection. We all know that science has not been immune to racism. In response,...

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ESA Council Votes to Accept New Bylaws
Jan31

ESA Council Votes to Accept New Bylaws

Dear ESA Members, I am pleased to announce that the ESA Council approved new Bylaws for the Society to replace ESA’s constitution. The Bylaws go into effect March 1, 2020. The Council’s vote supports the decision made last fall by the general membership to accept the new governance documents. Read the blog post from last November for more details on the process. ESA’s Governing Board members now turn their attention to determine if...

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ESA joins other scientific societies in opposing potential Trump executive order
Dec24

ESA joins other scientific societies in opposing potential Trump executive order

  Blogpost by Osvaldo Sala, ESA President On December 18, ESA joined 125 other societies in sending a letter to address a potential Trump administration executive order that would require all papers produced by federally funded research be made freely available immediately upon publication. While ESA supports open data and facilitates the accessibility of its science content to the broadest audiences, implementing this executive...

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ESA Joins with the Portuguese Ecological Society to Celebrate Ecology Day 2019 on September 14
Aug29

ESA Joins with the Portuguese Ecological Society to Celebrate Ecology Day 2019 on September 14

Celebrate Ecology Day 2019 on September 14 #ecologyday The Ecological Society of America is joining its international sister societies to celebrate a world Ecology Day September 14. You may still register an event up to Sept. 14 even though the date in the flyer  above says July 31. ESA will be doing an online social media event Sept. 14 to celebrate Ecology Day. The day’s origins came from the celebration of the 150th...

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