Science Daily , the popular science news website, posts coverage of the recently published study of the annual migration of some beluga whales altered by sea ice changes in the Arctic. Personally, I can’t stand the site, it does not do the job of content curation that I need to be effective at what I do. I might be tempted, particularly if I have supporting evidence from third parties or my own research elsewhere, to link to a press release or two there, but I’m much more likely to just cite the original press release/source, which Science Direct simply repackages unfiltered.
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The research was funded by the National Geographic Society/Waitt Foundation, the University of Chicago Hinds Fund, the Australian Geograhic Society, the American Museum of Natural History Lerner-Gray Fund for Marine Research, the Smithsonian Link Foundation, Newton International, and the Smithsonian Marine Science Network.