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Reversing ecology reveals ancient environments
Stanford researchers with collaborators at Tel-Aviv University have now laid the foundation for opening a window to the past using a technique called (2009-02-25)
Understanding forest fire history can help keep forests healthy
University of Missouri researchers have studied tree rings throughout Oklahoma and Tennessee to determine the history of fires in those areas. (2016-07-05)
UC Riverside ecologist receives 2015 Prigogine Gold Medal
The Prigogine Gold Medal is awarded annually to a leading scientist in the field of ecological systems. (2015-03-24)
Encyclopedia of Insects
The second edition of this reference will continue the tradition by providing the most comprehensive, useful and up-to-date resource for professionals. (2009-05-07)
K-State receives more than $780,000 to fund graduate students studying ecology, evolution, genomics
The US Department of Education's Graduate Assistance in Area of National Need program has awarded the Division of Biology at Kansas State University $783,000 to support a new graduate fellowship training program in ecology, evolution and genomics of changing environments for the next three years. (2009-10-20)
Taking circular economy to the next level
While principles of a circular economy have been adopted by businesses, governments and NGOs, leading researchers say it's time to take the discussion and analysis to the next level. (2017-06-15)
Microbiology organization elects Zhou fellow
An Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientist researcher of microbial genomics and ecology has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. (2005-06-09)
Plants 'talk' to plants to help them grow
Having a neighborly chat improves seed germination, finds research in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Ecology. (2013-05-06)
Symposia selected for the 2016 International Congress of Entomology
Nearly 300 symposia have been accepted for the 2016 International Congress of Entomology, which will take place Sept. (2015-06-23)
Conservation from space: Landscape diversity helps to conserve insects
Rugged, hilly landscapes with a range of different habitat types can help maintain more stable butterfly populations and thus aid their conservation, according to new findings published today in the journal Ecology Letters. (2010-02-07)
Boat noise stops fish finding home
Boat noise disrupts orientation behavior in larval coral reef fish, according to new research from the Universities of Bristol, Exeter and Liège. (2013-06-28)
When less is more: Death in moderation boosts population density in nature
In nature, the right amount of death at the right time might actually help boost a species' population density, according to new research that could help in understanding animal populations, pest control and managing fish and wildlife stocks. (2014-11-04)
Nature conservation as a bridge to peace in the Middle East
Loss of biodiversity is a major challenge in today's world as is the quest for peace in regions engaged in conflict. (2017-03-22)
Scientists explore new concepts of plant behavior and interactions
While a lot is already known about plant perception, our ecological understanding of plants has largely focused on seeing plants as the sum of a series of building blocks or traits. (2016-05-25)
Ray Semlitsch receives 2011 Fitch Award for Excellence in Herpetology
Ray Semlitsch, Curators' Professor of Biology in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Missouri, is the recipient of the 2011 Fitch Award for Excellence in Herpetology from the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. (2011-08-03)
Ecology Lab turns 50, holds symposium
The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL), a research unit of The University of Georgia located on the U.S. (2001-10-01)
New scientific field looks at the big picture
Big data is changing the field of ecology. The shift is dramatic enough to warrant the creation of an entirely new field: macrosystems ecology. (2014-02-03)
Stimulus money helps ecological research take to the air
NEON Inc.'s Airborne Observation team will receive stimulus money to develop a new imaging spectrometer to study ecosystems from aircraft, a significant advancement for the field of ecological research. (2009-09-30)
Harold Mooney wins prestigious Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
Harold Mooney has been awarded the 2008 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for his work in helping to transform ecology into a global discipline. (2008-04-02)
Rare Cavefish Found By Scientists
Dr. Whit Gibbons and Dr. Kurt Buhlmann, scientists on a spelunking expedition in north Georgia, found a rare, blind fish known as a southern cavefish. (1999-03-04)
'The Pantanal': A book on the ecology of the largest contiguous wetland in the world
This book summarizes the recent developments in wetland research in the Pantanal. (2011-05-17)
Additive manufacturing and sustainability: The environmental implications of 3-D printing
In a new special issue, Yale's Journal of Industrial Ecology presents the cutting-edge research on this emerging field, providing important insights into its environmental, energy, and health impacts. (2017-11-14)
Ecological Society of America awarded NSF funding to retain diversity
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $597,643 grant to the Ecological Society of America's Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability program, supporting a three-pronged approach to increase diversity. (2015-06-08)
Elsevier selected by the Society for Range Management to publish its flagship journals
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Society for Range Management to publish its flagship journals, Rangeland Ecology & Management and Rangelands. (2015-01-06)
Seeing in the dark: Minus sunlight, a general theory reveals universal patterns in ecology
By omitting mechanistic drivers such as sunlight, a statistical theory accurately describes broad ecological patterns in a Panama forest, as well as other natural systems and communities. (2017-07-27)
Taking stock of a thorny issue
A new book exploring the best scientific research on preventing coral-eating Crown-Of-Thorns Starfish (COTS) outbreaks, is expected to become a critical resource for informing management of these outbreaks across the Indo-Pacific. (2017-12-21)
Carnegie's Christopher Field awarded Roger Revelle Medal
The American Geophysical Union announced on June 30 that Christopher Field will receive the Roger Revelle Medal. (2014-07-01)
Cuckolded fathers rare in human populations
Despite the urban myth reinforced by many a daytime talk show, researchers writing in Trends in Ecology & Evolution on April 5 say the emerging evidence consistently indicates that very few fathers have unknowingly raised children who were not biologically their own. (2016-04-05)
12 fly genomes published
The complete genomes of 12 related species of the fly Drosophila are published this week in the journal Nature. (2007-11-07)
Global warming linked to increase of tick-borne encephalitis in Sweden
The increase in incidence of tick-borne encephalitis in Sweden reported over the past two decades is directly related to the country's increasingly mild climate over the same period, conclude authors of a study in this week's issue of THE LANCET. (2001-07-05)
Promiscuity could reduce benefits of successful mating, research shows
Males that mate with multiple partners may actually experience a reduction in paternity rates, due to sperm competition, as their partners will also mate with many other males. (2016-01-19)
Four biological kingdoms influence disease transmission in monarch butterflies
Experiments with monarch butterfly caterpillars and the milkweed plants on which they feed have shown for the first time that interactions across four biological kingdoms can influence disease transmission. (2015-10-13)
UGA student questions why snakes cross roadways
Student Kimberly Andrews -- when challenged by UGA ecology professor Whit Gibbons to come up with a research project that would add to the scientific literature on herpetology -- she asked the old riddle: (2002-10-29)
Global tipping point not backed by science: Study
A group of international ecological scientists led by the University of Adelaide have rejected a doomsday-like scenario of sudden, irreversible change to the Earth's ecology. (2013-02-28)
Taking a bird's eye view could cut wildlife collisions with aircraft
Using lights to make aircraft more visible to birds could help reduce the risk of bird strikes, new research by the US Department of Agriculture has found. (2012-07-09)
Homeground ecology 101: Sara Stein to speak at ESA Meeting
On Sunday, August 5 at 5:00 p.m. Sara Stein, acclaimed natural science writer and gardener, will speak at the public plenary session of the Ecological Society of America's Annual Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin. (2001-06-28)
New model may help scientists better predict and prevent influenza outbreaks
A new study by an international team of researchers, led by assistant professor Andrew W. (2009-10-29)
Local consumption, global consequences: Examining impacts of an interconnected world
In a new special issue, Yale's Journal of Industrial Ecology examines the virtual shrinking of distances between places -- arising because of trade, telecommunication and travel -- and the widening gap between where products are made, where they're used, and where the impacts occur. (2016-07-06)
Winners announced for the BMC Ecology Image Competition 2016
From a striking sunrise in the Kalahari Desert, to a wren's nest built under the saddle of a parked bicycle, and geometric land patterns created by earthworms, this year's BMC Ecology Image Competition includes a fascinating array of ecological open-access images which are free to use. (2016-08-08)
Emerging Field Of Industrial Ecology
Yale University --Technology, traditionally seen as the enemy of the environment, is likely to be a positive environmental force in the 21st century. (1998-02-13)
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