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NCSE Evolution and Climate Education Update for 2014/08/15

(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)

Dear friends of NCSE,

The American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists adds its
voice for evolution.


The American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, a society
dedicated to the scientific study and conservation of fishes,
amphibians, and reptiles, added its voice for evolution at its 2008
meeting by passing the following resolution.


WHEREAS it is necessary for an educated citizen to be scientifically
literate, and

WHEREAS the theory of evolution is the basis of the biological
sciences including medicine, agriculture, and biotechnology,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the American Society of Ichthyologists
and Herpetologists supports the teaching of the scientific method and
the theory of evolution, and opposes the inclusion of supernatural
explanations such as intelligent design creationism and the
denigration of evolution as a controversial, weak, or false scientific
explanation, in public school biology classes.


ASIH's statement is now reproduced, by permission, on NCSE's website,
and will also be contained in the fourth edition of Voices for
Evolution, NCSE's collection of organizational statements supporting
the teaching of evolution.

For information about ASIH, visit: 

And for NCSE's Voices for Evolution, visit: 


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Glenn Branch
Deputy Director
National Center for Science Education, Inc.
420 40th Street, Suite 2
Oakland, CA 94609-2509
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