Criticism mismatched: Response to de Keyzer et al. 2016
by Miller-Struttmann et al.
Bombus sylvicolaforages 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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