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Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

High-impact research communications, reviews, international news, etc. published by the Ecological Society of America

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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 2020 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.

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In New Zealand and other island systems, native biota may be at greater risk to the indirect – as opposed to direct – impacts of climate change. Such is likely the case with adult populations of the endemic yellow‐eyed penguin (Megadyptes antipodes), whose survival depends on a marine food web that is increasingly subjected to rising sea-surface temperatures. In the May issue of Frontiers, Macinnis-Ng et al. explain that to help protect islands as biodiversity hotspots, scientists will need to fill existing knowledge gaps on the indirect drivers and processes of climate change when refining conservation and mitigation efforts.

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