Major Conservation Group Guts Science Team

Staff Writer

Considered an icon of conservation science, researchers at World Wildlife Fund (WWF) headquarters in Washington, D.C., innovated many approaches to conservation. Now, in a move that mirrors that of most other conservation groups, WWF is downsizing the unit and putting many of its scientists into conservations teams. Observers worry that WWF will lose the ability to innovate and anticipate emerging issues.

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