Category: Science Funding
May 10, 2016
Back From the Brink: Should Science Halt Extinction?
As we grapple daily with the consequences of climate change and exploding human populations, other animal species we share the planet with are about to go extinct. But, as reported last week in the journal Nature, science may be able to step in and halt the inexorable decline of critically endangered animals. Right now, there … Read more
April 26, 2016
Silencing the Scientist: How the UK Ban on Lobbying is Still Unclear
The good news is that common sense and activism by the scientific community appear to have prevailed in the debate over the new anti-lobbying clause going into effect on 1 May in the UK. What looked to be a misguided move by the UK government to ban lobbying by groups receiving government funding, has been … Read more