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Posted on March 9, 2017 - 3:18pm, by abrown

Via The Daily Tarheel

"A study done by researchers at UNC has shown that up to 90 percent of predatory fish in coral reefs around the Bahamas, United States, Cuba, Mexico and Belize are gone due to predatory fishing. 

The Daily Tar Heel’s Neecole Bostick interviewed John Bruno, a professor in the UNC Department of Biology, about the rapid decrease in fish."

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Posted on March 1, 2017 - 10:56am, by abrown

Via The Atlantic

A new study suggests that scientists do not lose credibility when they become political and "suggests that scientists may have more flexibility to engage in issue advocacy without risking their standing in the public eye than they may realize.”

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Posted on February 2, 2017 - 10:02am, by nwehner

Via Science Alert

"Researchers have coined this trend the 'anti-enlightenment movement', and there's been a lot of frustration and finger-pointing over who or what's to blame. But a team of psychologists has identified some of the key factors that can cause people to reject science - and it has nothing to do with how educated or intelligent they are."

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