[Taxacom] Fwd: Re Funding biodiversity?
sevragorgia at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 14:55:17 CST 2011
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Subject: Re Funding biodiversity?
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 21:52:35 +0100
From: Sergio Vargas <s.vargas at lrz.uni-muenchen.de>
To: kennethkinman at webtv.net, taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
just a brief question:
what's real biodiversity research?
and a comment,
>How does this kind of research get priority over real biodiversity research?
I've noticed that funding agencies tend to favor hypothesis-driven
research and to avoid funding long-term inventory work with no clear
outcome but "a list" of what's there and some new species... don't know
just my perception perhaps. But I might be missunderstanding what "real
biodiversity research" is anyways.
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