School of Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences Faculty Publications and Presentations
Comment on Rojas-Bracho and Colleagues (2019): Unsubstantiated Claims Can Lead to Tragic Conservation Outcomes
Response or Comment
The vaquita’s decline is a tragic story indeed. However, the lack of action to prevent the extinction of this species is not due to unsubstantiated claims and scientific uncertainty.
Flessa, Karl W., Luis E. Calderon, Carlos E. Cintra-Buenrostro, David L. Dettman, Gregory P. Dietl, David H. Goodwin, David K. Jacobs, et al. 2019. “Comment on Rojas-Bracho and Colleagues (2019): Unsubstantiated Claims Can Lead to Tragic Conservation Outcomes.” BioScience 69 (5): 321–22. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz021.
Original published version available at https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz021