Responsibility of Environmental Scientists and Their Professional Societies

Richard S. Miller
May 1968
BioScience;May1968, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p384
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's views on the responsibility of environmental scientists and their professional societies. He states that the role of the scientist in society has been conservative due to the methods of science. He remarks that the results of scientific research have no immediate bearing upon human history and survival. He hopes that scientists and their professional organizations will assume the responsibility and leadership that the society needs and has a right to expect.


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