The taxonomist crisis

“The decline in taxonomists means that at some point in the future we will be unable to train new generations of taxonomists. This problem is recognized by the National Science Foundation ,which in 1994 created a program to enhance taxonomic research. But while this initiative provides training, it does not create job opportunities.”

The Mass Extinction of Scientists Who Study Species | Wired Science | Wired.com. (By Dr. M, Deep Sea News)

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