"The reality is that all scientists have personal ideologies, motivations and goals - all of which can potentially introduce bias into research. Scientific work should be evaluated on its merits, not on 'conflicts of interest' that may or may not … [Read more...] about Interests versus Propaganda
I was rather excited to read this morning that a woodpecker considered extinct since 1944 has been rediscovered. The story is at ABC Online. According to Cornell University ornithologist Tim Gallagher, "Its like a funeral shroud has been pulled … [Read more...] about Back from Extinction!
After Michael Duffy interviewed Prof Bob Carter on climate change on his ABC radio program Counterpoint, there was comment on at least one web-blog site. John Quiggin wrote: "It would be more accurate to describe Carter as a prominent research … [Read more...] about What do Geologists know about Climate?
It was the WWF Save the Reef Campaign that really developed my interest in environmental campaigns and through my public criticism of the same I have meet some wonderful characters. Dr Walter Stark grew up in the Florida Keys and was awarded his PhD … [Read more...] about Counting Coral Trout
Last week, sociologist and blogger Mark Bahnisch made the comment that "blogging reflects not just a broader decline in civility, but something about the very nature of political discourse - it's not about getting to the truth but about swaying … [Read more...] about Australia’s Highest Paid Blogger