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Biodiversity Scientists Must Fight The Creeping Rise Of Extinction Denial

A. Lees, Simon Attwood, J. Barlow, Ben Phalan
Published 2020 · Political Science, Medicine

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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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