Press Releases

Presentation: “Including Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Community Developed Teaching Resources”

August 10, 2020, Illinois State University
Dr. Tanya Josek completed this study while working on Project EDDIE (Environmental Data-Driven Inquiry and Exploration), a collaborative project that seeks to foster quantitative reasoning among undergraduates.

Shark Week: Saving the Mysterious Greenland Shark

August 10, 2020, California State University, Fullerton
Marine Biologists Dive in to Learn More About Sharks of the Deep Seas

Media Tip Sheet: Insect Declines

July 31, 2020, ESA
The presentations listed here discuss some of the latest research relating to insect conservation: trends, threats and known impacts. All will be presented at the Ecological Society of America’s upcoming virtual annual meeting, August 3–6, 2020, and will be available on-demand to registered attendees.

National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) to Have Large Virtual Presence at Ecological Society of America’s 2020 Annual Meeting

July 30, 2020, Batelle
At the 2020 ESA Virtual Meeting, NEON scientists will be joining and hosting virtual sessions to present their latest ecological developments and provide insights on new avenues of research that empower scientists to more capably address complex questions and pressing issues in ecology.


July 29, 2020, LTER
The year 2020 is the 40th anniversary of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network and we were looking forward to grand celebration at the Ecological Society of America’s 2020 Meeting. While we cannot share our enthusiasm in person this year, meeting participants will find a cornucopia of pre-recorded talks, online posters and live-online discussions.

Media Tip Sheet: Zoonotic Diseases

July 28, 2020, ESA
These presentations describe efforts to apply ecological theory and tools to the fight against zoonotic diseases.

Machine learning streamlines detection of African forest elephant vocalizations

July 24, 2020, ESA
This presentation explains how an artificial neural network can “listen” to audio recordings and identify the calls of African forest elephants.


July 20, 2020, USA National Phenology Network
USA National Phenology Network staff and partners will be attending the Ecological Society of America’s virtual meeting from August 3-6, 2020.

July 20, 2020, US Geological Survey
Participating in the 2020 Ecological Society of America (ESA) virtual meeting (August 3- August 6, 2020)? Check out these presentations from leadership, staff, and affiliates of the Climate Adaptation Science Centers! The theme for this year’s meeting is: Harnessing the Ecological Data Revolution. 

Support Aggie Researchers Virtually at the 2020 ESA Annual Meeting

July 20, 2020, Utah State University
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will be holding its first ever completely virtual annual meeting on Aug. 3-6, 2020. Utah State University has impressive representation, with 60 scheduled talks and posters from over 50 student, post-doctoral and faculty researchers.

Media Tip Sheet: Going High-Tech in Ecology

July 20, 2020, ESA
These presentations feature ecological research that harnesses high-tech advances in new and exciting ways. 

UGA Ecologists to present research at virtual 2020 ESA Annual Meeting Aug. 3-6

July 13, 2020, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia
26 University of Georgia faculty, students and postdoctoral associates will participate in this year’s event, with representatives from the Odum School of Ecology, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Media Tip Sheet: Ecological Forecasting

July 10, 2020, ESA
These presentations feature research that attempts to forecast ecosystems of the future.

105th Annual Meeting: Preview and Highlights

July 7, 2020, ESA
The sessions and events on this curated list delve into 2020 meeting theme: Harnessing the Ecological Data Revolution.

105th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America to convene on a fully virtual platform

June 29, 2020, ESA
Environmental scientists, educators and policy makers will be gathering online August 3–6, 2020, for the 105th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). Ecologists from around the world attend the annual conference, which is expected to host over 3,000 presentations this year.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Ecological Society of America to hold all-virtual conference: Harnessing the ecological data revolution

June 11, 2020, ESA
The 105th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) will be held as an all-virtual meeting. ESA invites press and institutional public information officers to attend for free.