UNEP Job posting - Taxonomist , Montreal

Liz Day beebuzz at KIVA.NET
Wed Jan 26 14:55:24 CST 2005

 >>I agree with Chris!  For too long taxonomists (and scientists in general)
 >>have poo-pooed getting involved in politics (both governmental and
 >>academic).  Yet political arenas are where the policies are set that affect
 >>our work.  Why not take such a job.

It seems useful, but you would no longer be a practicing scientist.   A
difficult choice.

Liz Day
Indianapolis, Indiana, central USA.

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of science and learning; and whoever can either remove any obstructions in
this way or open up any new prospect ought so far to be esteemed a
benefactor to mankind."  -- David Hume

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