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NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

The rise and fall of bees - The Economist


The Economist
A decade ago, stories of “colony collapse disorder” and crashing bee populations led to predictions of imminent ecological disaster. When the “beepocalypse” failed to materialise, humanity lost interest, but the insects' problems persist. Mr Hanson ...

How Laws to Protect Biodiversity Backfired on Scientists Trying to Save It - The Wire


The Wire
The legal fences around biodiversity research are so strong that it even thwarts basic research and international collaborations. The remedy, the signatories have argued, is a separate agreement to ensure fewer restrictions on academic research.

Kutch Ecological Research Centre

Bombay - India

Division of the Corbett Foundation, founded in 1999, with the aim of studying the fragile eco-system of the unique grasslands found in the Kutch region of north west India and helping the local communities.

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Centre for Ecological Sciences
India

The Centre for Ecological Sciences at the Indian Institute of Science offers exciting opportunities for research in a variety of areas in ecology. These include animal behaviour, evolutionary biology and sociobiology, community and habitat ecology, molecular genetics and conservation biology, large mammal and forest ecology, and climate change. Research is being carried out on a number of taxa, ranging from ants to elephants, and including wasps,

Ecological Planning and Research
United Kingdom

Ecological consultants in the UK specialising in providing ecological solutions for projects of all sizes. Provides details of services offered, past projects and a list of clients.

United States

Private, non-profit organization committed to long-term, ecosystem-wide research in the greater Yellowstone area.

The Center for Ecological Health Research (CEHR)
United States

It is one of four environmental research Center established in 1991 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The central goal of the Center is to understand how multiple stresses interact to affect biological and ecological processes in aquatic and terrestrial systems.

Center for Ecological Research and Education (CERE)
United States

Idaho State University center which focuses on ecological principles and problems.

Auco Long-Term Ecological Research
Chile

This research project aims to model the ecosystem of a desert area in Chile (Auco, National Reserve "Las Chinchillas"). Features El Ni+-o and La Ni+-a effects on flora and fauna, list of published papers, and GIS maps.

Coweeta Long Term Ecological Research
United States

Ecological research site in the mountains of North Carolina. Research to evaluate, explain, and predict how water, soil, and forest resources respond to management practices, natural disturbances, and the atmospheric environment.

Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center
United States

The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center is dedicated to providing a program of excellence in ecology and natural resource management that includes integrated research, education, and conservation goals.

U.S. Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network
United States

A collaborative effort involving more than 1100 scientists and students investigating ecological processes over long temporal and broad spatial scales. The network promotes synthesis and comparative research across sites and ecosystems and among other related national and international research programs.

Archbold Biological Station - Ecological Research Facility
United States

A non-profit research facility devoted to long-term ecological research and conservation of the organisms and environments of the Lake Wales Ridge area in Florida.