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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (1): 67–100.
Published: 01 February 2016
... studies helped convince a growing number of researchers that these creatures were vulnerable to overexploitation. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 JENNIFER A. MARTIN* Seeing Jaws: The Role of Shark Science in Ocean Conservation ABSTRACT Few scientists played a greater role...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (3): 397–446.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Eugene Cittadino In the late 1950s Paul Sears, director of the nation’s first graduate program in conservation, was called upon to join a special committee of leading scientists and engineers to advise the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission on its Plowshare program. Project Plowshare, a creation...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2006) 37 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 September 2006
... as the model for ecological expertise in the politics of conservation adopted by the Roosevelt administration. In this paper, I will show how climatology became inscribed in plant ecology not only for epistemological reasons, but also due to an ideology that promoted the ecologist as an expert...