[Coral-List] Why earth optimism?

Douglas Fenner douglasfennertassi at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 16:55:35 EDT 2017

A focus on conservation in this issue of *Science* appears on the eve of
Earth Day, which is being celebrated by scientists in meetings and public
events worldwide. Conservation professionals, who have long condemned
attacks on the environment, will gather for Earth Optimism events to
highlight conservation achievements. Separately, but simultaneously,
marches for science will highlight science's achievements but also decry
that science, scientists, and evidence-based policy-making are under
attack. Although distinct in emphasis, these events speak with the same


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Cheers, Doug

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