Posts Tagged ‘Census’

Democracy Threatened When Census Undercounts Populations

The 2020 U.S. Census is still two years away, but experts and civil rights groups are already disputing the results. Professor Emily Merchant’s research on the international history of demography demonstrates that the question of how to equitably count the population is not new, nor is it unique to the United States.

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CASBS, SAGE Seek to Honor Academics or Researchers With Policy Successes

“Research conducted in the social and behavioral sciences has the unique capacity to improve the human condition in a way that other sciences cannot. Social and behavioral scientists deserve to be recognized for the important impact of their work.” The SAGE-CASBS Award is an effort to do so.

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First Africa-Wide Elephant Census Shows Dropping Populations

A multinational team has undertaken the first continent-wide survey of African elephants, and the findings are deeply concerning. The Great Elephant Census, which so far includes 18 countries, indicates that the population of African savannah elephants…

The Great Elephant Census reports massive loss of African savannah elephants

Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc. today announced the results of the $7 million, three-year Great Elephant Census (GEC – http://www.greatelephantcensus.com/), the first-ever pan-African survey of savanna elephants using standardized data collection and valid…

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