UNEP Job posting - Taxonomist , Montreal

Lyn.Craven at CSIRO.AU Lyn.Craven at CSIRO.AU
Thu Jan 27 09:15:32 CST 2005

Brian (and the others) are correct.  The principle is great.

When the principles get completed Flora Malesiana, Flora of Australia,
and similar floristic and faunistic tools to provide the baseline
knowledge for conservation, utilisation and research to proceed, we'll
know it was all worth it.


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Subject: Re: [TAXACOM] UNEP Job posting - Taxonomist , Montreal

In principle, yes, but it is the practice which is frustrating. Brian

At 08:18 26.1.2005 -0600, cholewa wrote:
>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.
>Anita F. Cholewa, Ph.D.
>Curator of Temperate Plants
>J.F. Bell Museum of Natural History
>University of Minnesota
>St. Paul  MN  55108  USA

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