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The result remains

Posted by StuartPimm on 04 Feb 2009 at 19:01 GMT

Those with compelling science need not whinge about the process of its dissemination. Ancient wisdom suggests one should not proliferate hypotheses unnecessarily. The basic result remains: population density is not growing disproportionately near protected areas. Only ever more complex data manipulations lead to contrary claims, ones that those who produced the data find to be unjustified.