Over 600 ecologists gathering to discuss how we address the big issues facing our planet at the Ecological Society of Australia Conference in Launceston, Tasmania 25 to 29 November 2019.
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Conference website: www.esa2019.org.au
Monday 25 November
- What’s next in the fight to save the Tasmanian Devil from contagious facial tumours – from blood tests to vaccines.
- Call for citizen scientists - ecologists gathering in Launceston want to know what nature is in your backyard
Tuesday 26 November
- Big knowledge needed to help answer big questions when managing Country
- Productive farms are critical to saving species and protecting biodiversity in Tasmania and beyond
- Experts on bushfire, presenting at a public forum in Launceston on Tuesday night. Managing Fires Risk in Tasmania. Talent available for interview in advance.
Wednesday 27 November
- Hairy crayfish; forest ghosts; Tarkine reflections; and more amazing nature images – ecology photo competition winners announced
Thursday 28 November
Friday 29 November
- New research highlights the suppression of ecological and conservation science.
- Without ecologists at the policy table, new nature laws could lead to extinctions
And much more, including:
- Can personality predict survival of captive bred quolls in the wild?
- Fixing a rusty fence to save species in South Australia
- Emus once walked tall across Tassie’s Midlands
- Sandalwood good for the skin, but is it good for nature? The irreversible impact of the industry in WA
- Help find honeyeaters in Tasmania
- From frogs to orchids; we can all be citizen scientists and contribute to decision-making for nature
- Which trees will survive climate change in our cities?
- A hotel for ants? Community-designed species hotels are works of art
- Tripling the population of a critically endangered tree in Qld
- Building a business case for trees on farms.