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Environment

In Praise of Naturalists

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorFebruary 28, 2011 7:25 PM

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In his final column in a historical series about "how the discovery of species has changed our lives," Richard Conniff notes:

Were it not for the work of naturalists, you and I would probably be dead. Or if alive, we would be far likelier to be crippled, in pain, or otherwise incapacitated.

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