25 November, 2016

Criticism mismatched: Response to de Keyzer et al. 2016

by Miller-Struttmann et al.

Bombus sylvicola forages on Trifolium .  A Photo credit: J. Geib
Recent bee declines have been widely publicized, alarming many in the public and scientific community. In their critique of our 2015 study on bumble bee tongue length evolution, de Keyzer et al. (2016) express concern that our results will be used to support laissez faire conservation. In our response, we clarify that we do not advocate for reliance on evolution to conserve bees. 

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Read the scientific publication in JPE.

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