Articles by Frontiers Communications

Meet the Frontiers Team

November 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

When we launched our first journal in 2007, the Frontiers team consisted of only a handful of people. Now, nearly a decade later, that team has grown to be over 200 people [...]

Taking stock of charcoal in the world’s soil

November 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Forest fires hit the headlines all too regularly – in fact, fire affects about 4.64 million km2 of biomass per year, an area almost three times the size of Alaska. But after the fire something remains – stable carbon. This is the dark, charcoal-like form of carbon that’s left on the soil when vegetation is burned. It is not much of a pollutant though – it plays a role in both climate and soil science, because of its ability to absorb sunlight and store nutrients needed for plant growth. [...]

Frontiers Blog Guidelines

October 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Community Guidelines for comments and content The Frontiers blog is a place for researchers, media, industry and the general public to discuss science and scholarly issues [...]