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Natural History Outlook

Nature volume 140, pages 417418 (04 September 1937) | Download Citation



THE natural history outlook has changed so much during the present century that a new orientation is required if natural history societies are to keep their place as an integral part of the organization of science in Great Britain. In his presidential address to the Conference of Delegates of Corresponding Societies, Prof, James Ritchie directs attention to the changes which specialization has wrought in the opportunity of original amateur investigation, and suggests ways in which the societies might turn modern trends to good account.

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