Friday, May 18, 2007

Conservationists—and polar bears—should heed the lessons of economics

“NO science in the world is more elevated, more necessary and more useful than economics.”
(said an economist, quoted in the Economist)

I'm not nuts for Knut.
Ursine and canine critters do their thing, I do mine. Ursus maritimus is cute and cuddly to the anthropomorphizing crowd, to me it's a really big carnivore.

Hail Linnaeus, from the Economist

HT: Heiko