Science Under Siege by Todd Wilkinson
The Politicians' War on Nature and Truth

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Putting their careers and livelihoods on the line, the eight government scientists chronicled in "Science Under Siege" stood up against corporate greed and political corruption—and paid the price. When natural science, driven by a thirst for truth, collides with political science, driven by a hunger for wealth and power, the struggle is for our air, our water, and our land.
 

About Todd Wilkinson

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Wilkinson has been an environmental journalist for more than ten years.
 
Published July 1, 1998 by Johnson Books. 384 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Those assuming that environmental battles are being waged only in picket lines in front of nuclear power plants and toxic landfills will be shocked by Wilkinson's disturbing chronicle of the real environmental trenches--the offices of the federal agencies created to protect the very landscapes th...

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In a perfect world, government scientists would be charged with providing unbiased, accurate ecological information that would automatically be factored into natural resource management policies.

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