endangered species


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a species whose numbers are so small that the species is at risk of extinction

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We are pleased to promote Ryan to Director of Sales," says Curt Vander Meer, CEO of Endangered Species Chocolate.
At the high school and college level, endangered species provides students a chance to explore the interrelationships of science, technology, and society.
At stake in the suit is the removal of one species from the endangered species list, the refusal to grant Endangered Species Act protections to three other species, proposals to remove or downgrade protection for seven animals, and the stripping of protection from 8.
Facing lawsuits by environmental groups, the administration responded by proposing to list the polar bear as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act.
In 1995 the Roodes built an advanced veterinary facility and took on captive breeding of endangered species such as the African wild dog, black-footed cat, blue crane and ground hornbill.
A law called the Endangered Species Act (ESA) also helped.
She said many of the trade group's members have faced litigation, despite their willingness to work with state and federal agencies to preserve endangered species.
Gardner and 12 other officials from across the West say environmental groups are using the Endangered Species Act to lock up land from development rather than save threatened species, and they want some reform from Washington.
It is one of many animals and plants that went extinct while the federal government delayed endangered species protections, according to a report recently released by the Center for Biological Diversity.
DOD and other federal land managers have taken some steps to implement interagency cooperative efforts to manage endangered species on a regional basis, but the extent to which they are using this approach for military training ranges is limited.
Discovering Endangered Species is an excellent supplement for environmental education curricula at the primary level.
An escalating conflict between the water rights of landowners and fish has begun spawning lawsuits that could redefine policy on endangered species protection.
The Endangered species Act ranked as one of the most popular laws ever when it was enacted in 1973.
The Building Owners and Manager Association (BOMA) International, a leading advocacy group for the commercial real estate industry, announced that four issues of major concern to building owners and property managers have been added to its already full 1997 agenda: re-authorization of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA); reform of the Endangered Species Act (ESA); brownfields revitalization; and Superfund re-authorization and reform.
Whenever the topic of endangered species comes up the advice of Aldo Leopold is often invoked: he first rule of tinkering is to save all the parts.
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