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March participants interested in both promoting, defending science

March participants interested in both promoting, defending scienceEncouraging science-based policies and defending science from political attacks are strong motivators for March for Science participants, according to a new survey. Fully 93 percent of respondents said ‘opposing political attacks on the integrity of science’ would be a very important reason for participating in a March for Science event; 97 percent named ‘encouraging public officials to make policies based on scientific facts and evidence’ a top priority.Encouraging science-based policies and defending science from political attacks are strong motivators for March for Science participants, according to a new survey. Fully 93 percent of respondents said ‘opposing political attacks on the integrity of science’ would be a very important reason for participating in a March for Science event; 97 percent named ‘encouraging public officials to make policies based on scientific facts and evidence’ a top priority.

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170420090238.htm

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