Science isn't a buffet. You either apply its principles consistently or you don't. And, when you don't, then you're just passing on belief and opinion.
An area of 58 lakes in northwestern Ontario has been used as an outdoor laboratory since 1968 to study the stressors on freshwater systems. The federal government stopped funding the program in 2013.
The Conservative government plans to close seven of the 11 fisheries science libraries by 2015. Researchers says that it’s not clear how much valuable research will be lost in the process.
3 Minute Action
Sign a petition to stop the disposal of valuable information as science libraries across the country are closed
Jan 29, 2014
Harbour Centre, Room 1410
515 West Hastings StreetVancouver , BC
British Columbia CA
Members of the public and the media are invited to join with eminent local researchers in a discussion of the serious crisis in science and research in Canada and what it means for Canadians.
The conventional wisdom says the private sector determines what gets created, then the marketplace determines success or failure of those products. Mariana Mazucatto says that's not how it works.
Social science knowledge brings an important perspective to a democratic debate on how to keep ourselves and our communities healthy and safe.
Last week scientists across the country again protested muzzling and defunding by the government.
The censuring, muzzling, de-funding of Canada’s knowledge base works as a cancer that undermines public safety, health and welfare, as well as our societal pluralism and self-determination.
Last week thousands of scientists and supporters joined Stand Up For Science rallies in 18 cities across the country, some as far north as Yellowknife.