Metaphor, Trust and Support for Non-native Species ControlP. A. Kohl, S. J. Collins and M. Eichholz, Environmental Communication, 14:672-685. 2020.
This experimental study used a representative sample of U.S. residents (N = 1,042) to test whether the use of the term "invasive" increases support for non-native species control efforts. The term invasive had a small influence on support for two out of three non-native species ...
Keywords: communication, conservation, Gene drive, invasive species, management, Metaphor, policy, public-attitudes, restoration, Synthetic biology, trust
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