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Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment is a benefit of membership of the Ecological Society of America. International in scope and interdisciplinary in approach, Frontiers focuses on current ecological issues and environmental challenges. Frontiers is aimed at professional ecologists and scientists working in related disciplines.
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Molecular detection techniques can be used in species monitoring, pathogen surveillance, dietary analysis, and a variety of other ecological applications. In the February issue of Frontiers, Mosher et al. present a communication framework that can help to guide collaborative partnerships between laboratory scientists, resource managers, and ecologists who employ these techniques.Read more
This month's issue
Efforts to manage non-native taxa – such as the common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) in New Zealand, here shown in its native Australia – can be complicated when those species exhibit charismatic qualities. In the August issue of Frontiers, Jarić et al. discuss how the “charisma” of certain invasive alien species may affect their likelihood of introduction, their depiction in the media, and their acceptance by society.Read more