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The 12th International Behavioral Ecology Congress held at Cornell University, Aug. 10-14
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. (2008-06-24)
New book examines ecology of threatened prairie-chickens
A new volume in the Cooper Ornithological Society's Studies in Avian Biology series highlights the ecology of lesser prairie-chickens. (2016-03-11)
Springer launches Theoretical Ecology
Springer, one of the leading STM publishers, is launching a new journal, Theoretical Ecology, to be published quarterly from 2008. (2007-07-25)
Upland Oak Ecology Symposium
Conference Objective: To bring natural resource professionals together to increase our understanding of the history, ecology and status of upland oak forests based upon experimental or empirical findings, with an emphasis upon the Interior Highlands. (2002-04-29)
British Ecological Society partners with Wiley open access journal Ecology and Evolution
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has announced a new partnership between the British Ecological Society and the Wiley Open Access journal Ecology and Evolution. (2012-10-26)
The complexity of tropical forest structure defies simple characterization
In a forthcoming pair of papers in Ecology Letters, Muller-Landau and collaborators associated with the Center for Tropical Science test the predictions of the theory of metabolic ecology using large datasets from tropical forests around the world. (2006-04-10)
Faculty of 1000 Biology launch ecology faculty
Faculty of 1000 Biology, a revolutionary literature awareness service for the life sciences, today announce the launch of a new faculty - ecology. (2005-03-17)
2 Springer plant science journals singled out by SLA
In 2009, the members of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) celebrated the 100th anniversary of their professional group. (2009-04-20)
A new appreciation of the ecology-evolution dynamic
Ecology drives evolution. In today's issue of the journal Science, UC Davis expert Thomas Schoener describes growing evidence that the reverse is also true, and explores what that might mean to our understanding of how environmental change affects species and vice-versa. (2011-01-28)
Ecological impact of African cities
African cities are growing faster than anywhere else in the world. (2008-12-02)
Insights on whale shark populations and evidence for their historic rise and recent decline
In the largest study on the genetics of whale sharks conducted to date, researchers found that the world's biggest fish likely exist in two distinct populations with minimal connectivity between the Indo-Pacific and the Atlantic Ocean. (2014-08-04)
Global warming may warrant new approaches to ecosystem restoration
Study asserts that restoration methods of the past cannot necessarily be applied to the climate of the future. (2006-06-14)
Coexistence of identical competitors: an old doctrine challenged
An illustrious ecological principle states that no two identical species may coexist: eventually all but one will drift to extinction. (2004-02-24)
New keys to keeping a diverse planet
Human activities are eliminating biological diversity at an unprecedented rate. (2007-09-26)
Yale environmental journal translated into Chinese
The Journal of Industrial Ecology (JIE), an international peer-reviewed English-language quarterly, owned by Yale University and published by MIT Press, has recently translated summaries (abstracts) of all its articles into Chinese. (2004-11-12)
UM Regents Professor Emeritus receives 2015 Molecular Ecology Prize
The journal Molecular Ecology chose University of Montana Regents Professor Emeritus Fred Allendorf as the recipient of its 2015 Molecular Ecology Prize. (2015-05-28)
Hermaphrodites, predatory actions and fertility decline are among topics at behavior conference
Behavior spanning the wide spectrum of the animal and human world will be examined at the 12th International Behavioral Ecology Congress, hosted by the International Society for Behavioral Ecology, on Aug. (2008-07-18)
SEEDS program sponsors field trip to Calgary
ESA's Strategies for Ecology Education, Development and Sustainability (SEEDS) program is sponsoring a Student Field Trip from June 5-11, 2004 with a theme of (2004-06-04)
Themed issue lays foundation for emerging field of collective movement ecology
Collective movement is one of the great natural wonders on Earth and has long captured our imaginations. (2018-03-26)
Mean population size increases with diversity
Investigations of the effect of diversity on populations have resulted in few clear patterns. (2003-01-28)
New tool helps model forest traits and evolution
Researchers have developed plant, a software framework, to investigate how plant species differing in traits may be able to coexist with one another. (2016-02-22)
How, when, and why industrial ecology is good for business
A new special feature of the Journal of Industrial Ecology presents new research on how, when, and why the use of industrial ecology by business can lead to cost savings, higher profits, and other, more intangible, business benefits. (2014-10-16)
Landscape ecology's role in policymaking
Landscape ecology is a field that is uniquely available to address with the multiscale effects of land-use and land-cover change and inform policy related to human impacts on ecosystems. (2016-06-08)
'The Ecology and Conservation of Seasonally Dry Forests in Asia'
Despite the importance of seasonally dry forests, little is known of their ecology. (2011-07-28)
The overlooked commotion of particle motion in the ocean
In response, researchers from the universities of Exeter, Bristol and Leiden and CEFAS have developed a user-friendly introduction to particle motion, explaining how and when it ought to be measured, and provide open-access analytical tools to maximize its uptake. (2016-03-01)
Carnegie's Joe Berry elected to National Academy of Sciences
Joseph A. Berry, staff scientist at Carnegie's Department of Global Ecology, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates. (2015-04-28)
Study reveals critical role of evolutionary processes in species coexistence and diversity
A team of researchers, addressing long-standing conflicts in ecology and evolutionary science, has provided key directions for the future of community ecology. (2009-05-19)
Researchers find that in race stereotypes, issues are not so black and white
Recent race-related events in Ferguson, Mo., St. Louis, Baltimore, Chicago, Charleston, S.C., and New York City -- all point to the continuing need to study and understand race relations in modern America. (2015-12-28)
Ecological Society of America and the British Ecological Society to meet
This event will mark the first time the two societies have met together. (2000-01-06)
ESA awarded new SEEDS grant
Thanks to a new two-year grant from the Andrew W. (2004-07-07)
Moms, have you done drugs? Tell your kids
Moms who have used drugs may be doing their teens a favor by admitting to it, University of Alberta research shows. (2009-06-09)
New model may improve population management of species facing local extinction
By developing a new model, researchers have provided the first detailed mortality estimates for male African lions. (2016-02-22)
Improved estimates of population extinction risk (Harding and McNamara)
An important application of theoretical ecology is in estimation of species extinction risk. (2003-12-10)
Will changes in climate wipe out mammals in Arctic and sub-Arctic areas?
The climate changes depicted by climatologists up to the year 2080 will benefit most mammals that live in northern Europe's Arctic and sub-Arctic land areas today if they are able to reach their new climatic ranges. (2013-01-14)
What is gender equality in science? Common solutions may not be solving the problem
Despite the scientific community taking action on gender inequality, the problem persists. (2019-03-27)
New model protects wetlands of the future
Restoration methods can predict and protect potential aquatic habitats. (2005-11-29)
New book urges ecologists to think 'outside the helmet'
An ecologist at Washington University in St. Louis has co-authored a new book that is forcing the pith helmet set to (2004-04-13)
Alternative explanations for the evolution of monogamy and sibling cooperation
The textbook 'monogamy hypothesis' argues that monogamy favors the evolution of cooperation by increasing sibling relatedness, since helpers are as related to the full siblings that they care for as they are to their own offspring. (2016-05-03)
American Society for Microbiology honors Richard W. Castenholz
The 2009 American Society for Microbiology USFCC/J. Roger Porter Award is being presented to Richard W. (2009-06-08)
The real urban jungle
How well do you understand life in your own backyard? (2010-08-04)
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