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2020 Council elections open

Do you want to play an active role in shaping and building a strong future for Australia’s ecosystem science community? Then consider nominating for the Ecosystem Science Council. Anyone…

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Announcing new website

We are thrilled to announce that the Ecosystem Science Council (ESC) has launched a new website. Some of the great new features of this site are: A contemporary ‘look…

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ESC’s review of EPBC Act

The EPBC Act is the Commonwealth’s key environmental legislation. It also supports the Commonwealth in meeting its international commitments under the Convention on Biological Diversity, to prevent extinction of…

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Council Alarmed About Mega Bushfires

The Ecosystem Science Council is deeply concerned about the ongoing environmental impacts on people, species, and ecosystems from the 2019-2020 mega-bushfires in Eastern and Southern Australia. Climate scientists have…

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Vale Peter Hitchcock

“Peter Hitchcock was one of Australia’s most remarkable environmentalists, with national and global contributions to forest conservation, rainforest protection, World Heritage, and national parks. The son of a cabinet-maker,…

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