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Tuna Wars pp 183-189 | Cite as

The Battle of Science

  • Steven Adolf
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Abstract

The discussions about overfishing did not escape this atmosphere of heated and polarised debate, either. In 10 years the world of fisheries scientists, previously a rather impassive nerdy maths club of biologists, ecologists and economists, had changed into a swirling shark pond in which only the strongest were able to survive. There was a true war between movements, which was being fought tooth and nail. Take the iconic battle between Daniel Pauly and Ray Hilborn.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven Adolf
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  1. 1.AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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