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  • Endangered Species Act

    The Endangered Species Act is the most successful and important conservation act in the United States of America. More than 2,000 plants and animals are protected under this act and 93% of these species have remained stable since they became protected under the ESA. The Endangered Species Act is administered by two federal agencies, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The ESA has helped prevent some of our most beloved creatures from extinction, including the Bald Eagle, Gray Wolf, the Florida Manatee, and the Atlantic Green Sea Turtle. Although the act has been tested by non-conservation supporting lawmakers, the act still remains successful due to its recovery rate and habitat…

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  • The Endangered Species Act

    Endangered Species Imagine the world where species are dying because they couldn’t find food because there food is extinct. The world would turn into chaos just because of one species. So if the government could save that one endangered species then we could stop the world from going into chaos. Endangered species have a huge impact on the world and if they go extinct it can mess up everything. “Endangered species does not just refer to wildlife but rather any living organism whether in the…

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  • Endangered Species Importance

    Why is It Important to Preserve Endangered Species? Individual Research Project Global Perpectives Over time the amount of endangered species on the planet has increased. An endangered species is a species that exists in very small numbers and is at risk of extinction. Animals are affected when humans damage and pollute the environment – their homes can be destroyed and Why do animals become endangered? There are many reasons why animals become endangered. There are both natural causes and…

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  • Endangered Species Ethics Essay

    According to scientists, around 150-200 species of plant and animal go extinct every 24 hours. This statistic doesn’t seem so shocking until the realization comes that this is almost 1,000 times the natural rate for extinction. Humans contribute a great amount to this pandemic. A prime example is that of the dodo bird, which was famously hunted into extinction. Around 20,000 species are currently listed as threatened by extinction by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).…

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  • Endangered Species Act Pros And Cons

    “The Endangered Species Act was designed to recover species to a level at which they are no longer considered endangered and therefore do not require the Act’s protection” (Seasholes, 2007). The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is a very well known act that works to prevent extinction from various species and plants. It provides protection in and outside the United States and while, “the law has been highly successful in the revival of some creatures...it also has been receiving a bit of…

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  • The Importance Of Endangered Species In North Carolina

    use proper care and help protect these species that are endangered in North Carolina. The ecosystem is a fragile system and the strain caused by a certain animal going extinct could possibly cause the entire ecosystem to collapse Which would be a tragic thing; it would not just affect the environment, but it could also affect humans and their daily lives depending on how drastic the change is. Therefore, something must be done to prevent that from occurring and preferably something soon. In a…

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  • Essay On Endangered Species Act

    The Endangered Species Act, like many of the conservation acts, was put in place because people noticed something needed to be done. Although this act is very complex and can be confusing, it has been successful. Nonetheless, since many species are still listed or waiting to be assessed people criticize the act’s effectiveness. In 1966, congress passed the Endangered Species Preservation Act. This listed native animals as endangered and gave limited protection. The act was amended in 1969 to…

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  • The Importance And Protection Of Endangered Species

    Endangered species should not be killed they are rare, most become extinct people kill them for games. One reason that animals are becoming endangered is because humans are trying to get timber and find new places to settle or sell and destroying their homes. Other reason are because people hunt and fish for food. Tigers are hunted because of games and medicine and people use they fur. Some are killed because of bad behavior and are hazards to human life. Also,because of climate changes and…

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  • Endangered Species Act Essay

    What is the Endangered Species Act? Why was the Endangered Species Act created? Why do we care for endangered species? The Endangered Species Act was made so that our native plants, animals, and fish would not go into extinction. This Act requires that Federal and State agencies provide suitable conditions for endangered and threatened species, not to jeopardize from federal activities but to protect and save our native species from extinction. Throughout history there have been many events to…

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  • Pandas: Endangered Species Conservation

    ones that need our protection to ensure their survival in the wild. Standing from one point of view, the pandas are an endangered species which once desperately needed funds and resources to save themselves from the brink of extinction. They also helped to raise the awareness of animal conservation worldwide. Opposing this viewpoint, some see the pandas as furry black-and-white money pits, who were already on the brink of extinction, but somehow managed to divert the much-needed funds from the…

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