Ex-DFO biologist, 'disgusted' with government muzzling

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Steve Campana, known for his expertise on everything from Great white sharks to porbeagles and Arctic trout, says the atmosphere working for the federal government is toxic.

The Halifax-based scientist, who only agreed to talk to CBC after he retired from the department, says federal scientists have been working in a climate of fear.

”I am concerned about the bigger policy issues that are essentially leading to a death spiral for government science,” he said in an exclusive interview.