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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
Introducing grazers such as wood bison (Bison bison athabascae) into parts of Alaska beyond their historical range would help to diversify and reinforce novel grasslands, which have replaced the prior forested ecosystem. In the October issue of Frontiers, Lynch et al. explain how when faced with ecosystem-scale transformations, resource managers may be more successful at maintaining services, such as biological diversity, by taking a more pragmatic approach, one that includes accepting or directing irreversible change as opposed to only resisting it.Read more