[Taxacom] Taxonomy Anarchy

Stephen Thorpe stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Wed Jun 7 04:59:26 CDT 2017


Sorry for the late comment on this, and I've been too busy to read all the other replies, but, at the risk of repeating what others may have already said, I would now like to make a brief comment: 

Don't panic! This is an opinion piece by two authors, who are proposing that a significant bureaucracy is built and hard and complex decisions are agreed to! In short, it ain't gonna happen! No need to react, just do nothing and nothing will happen!

Stephen

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On Fri, 2/6/17, Richard Zander <Richard.Zander at mobot.org> wrote:

 Subject: [Taxacom] Taxonomy Anarchy
 To: "Taxacom(taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu}" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
 Received: Friday, 2 June, 2017, 2:56 AM
 
 Another thing for taxonomists to worry
 about:
 
 https://www.nature.com/news/taxonomy-anarchy-hampers-conservation-1.22064
 
 "Taxonomy anarchy" and its supposed
 solution. Journal Nature.
 
 
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 Web sites: http://www.mobot.org/plantscience/bfna/bfnamenu.htm and
 http://www.mobot.org/plantscience/resbot/
 
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