[Taxacom] Pop article on taxonomy's decline

Richard Pyle deepreef at bishopmuseum.org
Thu Jan 27 19:58:19 CST 2011


Fair enough!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Mesibov [mailto:mesibov at southcom.com.au]
> Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2011 2:21 PM
> To: Richard Pyle
> Cc: TAXACOM
> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Pop article on taxonomy's decline
> 
> Hi, Rich.
> 
> Many thanks for your long reply to my last post; I didn't see it until it
> appeared in the daily digest. Obviously we agree on the larger issue of
what
> needs doing. We'll have to disagree on whether millions of
> dollars/euros/whatever spent on databases are 'crumbs', and on whether
> the biodiversity data aggregators (better than 'acronyms'?) really have
the
> interests of taxonomists at heart.
> --
> Dr Robert Mesibov
> Honorary Research Associate
> Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, and School of Zoology, University
of
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