Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment is a peer-reviewed scientific journal. It is published ten times per year by the Ecological Society of America and is its official journal. Its focus is on on present day concerns pertaining to ecological and environmental issues. Interdisciplinary coverage includes all timely topics pertaining to ecology, the environment, and related subjects. The journal publishes articles about global issues, cross disciplinary research, multi country collaboration, current techniques, the latest technology, new perspectives to address old problems, and applications for the science of ecology. The intended readership is professional ecologists, other scientists in complementary fields, and other readers going beyond their expertise. This publication is also aimed at all consumers of the journal s coverage such as policy makers, resource managers and educators. Publishing formats are peer reviewed review articles, short communications, current news, current issues debates, legal issues, and a columnist. This journal is indexed in the following databases: With a 2010 impact factor of 8.820 this journal is ranked 2nd out of 180 journals in the
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Tighter bag limits for fishermen have been identified as an important key to ocean ecosystem conservation.
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Artificial flooding may be a water-efficient way to irrigate dry landscapes but scientists warn it is not a solution for all problems and the ecological impact needs more thorough monitoring.
Even after researching the effects of climate change on ecosystems for 15 years, I had to put down my morning coffee and take a deep breath at the news earlier this spring that much of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is sure ...
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Tinkering with climate change through climate engineering isn't going to help us get around what we have to do says a new report authored by researchers at six universities, including Simon Fraser University.
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The butterfly (Dryas iulia) and the bee (Centris sp.) were most likely seeking scarce minerals and an extra boost of protein. On a beautiful December day in 2013, they found the precious nutrients in the tears of a spectacled ...
By hightailing it to nearby ponds and shallow waterways, frogs and salamanders have – until now – had a way to evade exotic trout introduced to the West's high-mountain lakes for recreational fishing.