Coogan SCP, Coops NC, Janz DM, et al. Towards grizzly bear population recovery in a modern landscape. J Appl Ecol. 2018;00:1–7. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13259
There seems to be a dichotomy in societal responses to scientific news stories regarding grizzly bears lately. On the one hand, there appears to be strong positive support of research highlighting conservation challenges faced by the bears. Including studies of the impacts of road density, human settlement, railway, and human recreation. On the other hand, there has been scepticism and even outright denial as to the quality and value of scientifically acquired knowledge relating to "unpopular" conservation issues.
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