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Conservation biology is a crisis-oriented science. Notes about what conservation biology is...
Biology Articles » Conservation Biology » What is Conservation Biology? » The discipline of conservation biology
Ecologists, evolutionary biologists, and systematists often suspend judgement rather than reaching definitive conclusions.
We may have strong opinions about these, but we (usually) recognize that intelligent people can disagree with us. Our most common statement is ``Much more work is needed to sort out this problem.'' We seek the challenge of solving problems that are difficult, interesting, and controversial. We sometimes enjoy the debate almost as much as the discovery.
Ecology, evolutionary biology, and systematics - Identify problems of interest, then selects methods of investigation.
Conservation biology - Problems are chosen for us, must select methods of response (management) and identify what we need to know to select those methods.
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