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Ecologists Gather for Mix of Policy, Science in Nashville

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Science  26 Aug 1994:
Vol. 265, Issue 5176, pp. 1178-1179
DOI: 10.1126/science.265.5176.1178

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Nearly 4000 ecologists and plant biologists gathered in Knoxville, Tennessee, from 7 through 11 August for the joint meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences, which was dominated by the 7400-member-strong Ecological Society of America (ESA). In keeping with this year's theme of science and public policy, the meeting featured a hefty dose of applied science as well as plenty of basic research.