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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 ...

Modeling the ecology and evolution of biodiversity: Biogeographical cradles, museums, and graves - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
The emergence, distribution, and extinction of species are driven by interacting factors—spatial, temporal, physical, and biotic. Rangel et al. simulated the past 800,000 years of evolution in South America, incorporating these factors into a ...

The Ecological Society of America (ESA)

Washington - United States

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded in 1915 to:

* promote ecological science by improving communication among ecologists;
* raise the public’s level of awareness of the importance of ecological science;
* increase the resources available for the conduct of ecological science; and
* ensure the appropriate use of ecological science in environmental decision making by enhancing communication between the ecological community and policy-makers.

Ecology is the scientific discipline that is concerned with the relationships between organisms and their past, present, and future environments. These relationships include physiological responses of individuals, structure and dynamics of populations, interactions among species, organization of biological communities, and processing of energy and matter in ecosystems.

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The Ecological Society of America {ESA}
United States

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded in 1915 to: promote ecological science by improving communication among ecologists; raise the public's level of awareness of the importance of ecological science; increase the resources available for the conduct of ecological science; and ensure the appropriate use of ecological science in environmental decision making by enhancing communication

New Zealand Ecological Society (Inc.)
United States

Formed to promote the study of ecology and the application of ecological knowledge in all its aspects. Attempts to encourage ecological research and increase awareness and understanding of ecological principles.

Ecological Society of Australia
Australia

Promotes ecological research and communication through publications and conferences. Contains links to ecological resources.

British Ecological Society
United Kingdom

Promotes the science of ecology through research, publications and conferences and uses the findings of research to educate the public and to influence policy decisions which involve ecological matters.

Society for Ecological Restoration (SER)
United States

International professional membership organization for people researching, practicing or interested in Ecological Restoration.

International Society for Ecological Modelling
United States

Promotes the international exchange of ideas, scientific results, and general knowledge in the area of the application of systems analysis and simulation in ecology and natural resource management.

Texas Society for Ecological Restoration
United States

A non-profit international organization committed to the repair and sustainable maintenance of ecosystems.

British Ecological Society: Educational Resources
United Kingdom

A range of lesson ideas and activities for different age groups linked to the UK curriculum.

California Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration
United States

Regional chapter of non-profit international professional membership organization for people researching, practicing, or interested in this field.

Central Rockies Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration
United States

Organization information and conference plans. Chapter covers Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming.