Biodiversity scientists must fight the creeping rise of extinction denial

Lees, A.C. and Attwood, S. and Barlow, J. and Phalan, B. (2020) Biodiversity scientists must fight the creeping rise of extinction denial. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 4. pp. 1440-1443. ISSN 2397-334X

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Abstract

Efforts by conservation scientists to draw public attention to the biodiversity crisis are increasingly met with denialist rhetoric. We summarize some of the methods used by denialists to undermine scientific evidence on biodiversity loss, and outline pathways forward for the scientific community to counter misinformation.

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Journal Article
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Nature Ecology and Evolution
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149325
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23 Nov 2020 16:50
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