February 3, 2016
It is not news that most of the science conducted worldwide, including most ecological and environmental science, is done by researchers who are based in developed countries--the global "haves." A host of reasons comes to mind, with the small sums allocated to research in many "have-not" countries probably standing out. Lack of adequate education or of English language proficiency, bureaucratic barriers, and poor infrastructure and popular support of science all play a part, however. Given the urgency of ecological research that can help alleviate the environmental problems now escalating in many parts of the world--not to mention the international dimensions of the problems--there is ... To read more, click here.
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