|Ecological Archives publishes materials that are supplemental to articles and papers that appear in the ESA print journals- Ecology, Ecological Applications, and Ecological Monographs.|
|Ecological Society of America was founded for the purpose of unifying the science of ecology, stimulating research in all aspects of the discipline, encouraging communication among ecologists, and promoting the responsible application of ecological data and principles to the solution of environmental problems.|
|Long Term Ecological Research Network is a collaborative effort involving more than 1800 scientists and students investigating ecological processes over long temporal and broad spatial scales. Affiliated with the National Science Foundation.|
|National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, is a research center of the University of California, Santa Barbara. NCEAS supports cross-disciplinary research that uses existing data to address major fundamental issues in ecology and allied fields, and their application to management and policy.|
|Professor E.O. Wilson estimates that we lose 137 plant and animal species every day.|
|"At least 50% of the 200 species of freshwater turtles have been assessed in the IUCN Red List
as globally threatened and more than 75% of freshwater turtle species in Asia are listed as globally threatened, including 18 that are critically endangered, with one being extinct."
"Ecosystems & Human Well-being: Wetlands & Water" Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.