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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.Read more
This month's issue
As a stewardship practice in urban settings, wildlife gardening (namely, gardening for the promotion of locally native species) confers benefits not only to various taxa but also to human well-being. Pictured here in Melbourne, Australia, a wildlife garden hosts musk lorikeets (Glossopsitta concinna). In the August issue of Frontiers, Mumaw and Mata describe how by engaging in wildlife gardening, city residents can foster their personal connections to nature, place, and community while developing an improved sense of purpose.Read more