That is the title of the provocative seminar given yesterday by Dr. Robert T. Lackey.
We had the largest group of attendees so far this term and the questions flowed freely when Bob finished.
Here is a PDF of his PPT:
"Science is not value free, but it should be policy neutral." - Robert T. Lackey
“Policy preferences are commonly embedded in the science presented in natural resource and conservation biology scientific journals.”- Scott, J.M., Rachlow,J.L., Lackey, R.T., Pidgnorna, A.B., Aycrigg, I.L., Feldman, G.R., Svancara, L.K., Rupp, D.A., Stanish, D.I., Steinhorst, R.K., 2007. Policy,advocacy in science: prevalence, perspectives, and implications for conservation biologists. Conservation Biology 2l: 29-35.