A Science for Survival : Values and Conservation Biology

  title={A Science for Survival : Values and Conservation Biology},
  author={Dwight Barry and MAX OELSCHLAEGERt},
Practice o f conservation biology that does not actively and continuously question the values that shape it is self~lefeating: Conservation biology is inescapably normative. Advocacy for the preservation o f biodiverstty is par t o f the scientific practice o f conservation biology. I f the editorial policy o f or the publications in Conservation Biology direct the discipline toward an "objective, value-free" approach, then they do not educate and transform society but rather narrow the focus… CONTINUE READING
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