Can the Damage from Agenda-driven Junk Science be Undone?

Written by Steve Savage Unfortunately, junk science can be generated by people with agendas, and the editorial process does not always prevent it from getting the undeserved legitimacy of publication.  In extreme cases the legitimate scientific community responds, but can…

Kareiva: Scientist, Conservationist, & Pragmatist.

Here is some interesting weekend reading for you.  Peter Kareiva, chief scientist for the Nature Conservancy, wrote an essay questioning the strategies of environmentalists and conservationists. He argued that their movement is failing - both in its goal to protect…

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