Until now, says Dayk Jang, the scientific community has done little to combat the anti-evolution sentiment. “The biggest problem is that there are only 5–10 evolutionary scientists in the country who teach the theory of evolution in undergraduate and graduate schools,” he says. Having seen the fierce debates over evolution in the United States, he adds, some scientists also worry that engaging with creationists might give creationist views more credibility among the public .
Addendum: Did any of you see what I saw? The emotional tone (an "evolution is doomed!" tone) and the biased reporting in the articles made me suspicious. How much was being changed in the textbooks? Readers might get the impression that all evolution was being removed, but that is not the case. Dr. Georgia Purdom gives us some more information .