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The 12th International Behavioral Ecology Congress held at Cornell University, Aug. 10-14

June 24, 2008

WHAT: 12th International Behavioral Ecology Congress

WHEN: August 10-14, 2008

WHERE: Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

WHO: Hosted by the International Society for Behavioral Ecology

ITHACA, N.Y. - Journalists are welcome to attend the 12th International Behavioral Ecology Congress, hosted by the International Society for Behavioral Ecology, Aug. 10 -14, 2008, at Cornell University in Ithaca.

The congress features a wide variety of human and animal behavior talks and poster sessions, including plenary sessions on sexual selection and mating systems; the behavioral ecology of fertility decline in humans; kinship, cooperation and population structure in social birds; spider sociality; and the amazing sensory ecology of moles and shrews.
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The program Web site: http://www.isbe2008cornell.org/program_talk.php

Conference registration fees for journalists will be waived, but journalists are responsible for their own hotel accommodations and meals. Journalists, if they wish, may participate in a conference meal plan. For details and media registration, please contact Blaine Friedlander, Cornell Press Relations Office at (607) 254-8093.

Cornell University

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