The Tragedy and Beauty of Being a Landscape Interventionist
_COLUMN_ by Maarten Jacobs The idea that public trust in science and scientists in decreasing is frequently propagated in the media. Well, is this trust indeed eroding? The climate change debate and human nutrition debate are two example cases suggesting distrust amongst the public.
The problem police and the problem of problems
_COLUMN_ by Martijn Duineveld Since the creation of problems is deeply related to funding (for research and other projects) and can have many societal and political consequences, it would be great if we would invest a little bit more effort in problematizing problems before immediately solving them. To do so I propose the problem police. They are cool, sexy and rock and roll.