Now more than ever, we must demonstrate the importance of science to policymakers and the public.
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Senate appropriators moved this week to rise above some of the steep spending reductions included in President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget proposal that threaten to weaken the nation’s science and technology enterprise and blunt the economic benefits that science programs deliver.
The scientific process is threatened by a lawsuit seeking to compel the disclosure of more than a decade worth of emails, some private, between two prominent University of Arizona climate scientists, says an amicus brief that the American Association for the Advancement of Science joined on July 17.
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is conducting a review of all designations and expansions of National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments. As part of the public comment period it is important that decision-makers understand the scientific importance of these sanctuaries.
Have you been to or conducted research in any of these National Marine Sanctuaries? We encourage you to submit your own comments by July 26, 2017.