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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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Across both their native and introduced ranges, European honey bees (Apis mellifera) allegedly compete with cavity-dependent animals for nesting sites. However, evidence of such competition, aside from that observed in artificial nest boxes, is largely absent. In the August issue of Frontiers, Saunders et al. illustrate how long-term empirical studies on the occupancy of natural cavities could help document the presence and ecological outcomes of possible interactions between wild honey bees and cavity-nesting species.

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