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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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Farmers’ choice of livestock species is a key management decision that affects grassland vegetation structure and associated biodiversity values. Agricultural lands may be better managed for both biodiversity and ecosystem services when analyzed as a “farming system”, or a collection of similarly managed farms – such as those that work with domestic sheep in Portugal. In the April issue of Frontiers, Santos et al. describe how the adoption of such a holistic approach may facilitate conducting applied ecological research and comparing the environmental impacts of various agricultural policies.

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