Defend scientific integrity for the planet

Posted on: Sun 3 Sep 2017

Science is the best method we have for determining what is likely to be true. The knowledge gained from this process, benefits society in many ways, including promoting evidence-based decision-making and management. Nowhere is this more important than conservation, as the intensifying impacts of the human activity began to impact global climate and ecosystems. However, necessary action is being impeded by attacks on scientists and scientific integrity. To find out more Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to Dr Euan Ritchie, Senior Lecturer in Ecology, in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences at Deakin University.

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Scientific integrity must be defended, our planet depends on it


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