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    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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    accusations of what this cause may be, there is an understanding that human interaction is a key factor when it comes to the extinction of animals. Human’s interactions have increased over the past few decades both good and bad. This threat has evolved from a local to a global scale. Scientists have predicted that “50 percent of all species may be lost during the 21st century” ()unless some effort to protect animals from extinction is made. In fact, an impact at this scale could interfere with…

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    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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    “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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    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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    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 Endangered Species Act of 1973 was passed when the U.S. Congress acknowledged that “various species of fish, wildlife, and plants in the United States have been rendered extinct as a consequence of economic growth and development” (“Endangered Species Act of 1973”). This congressional action has made the killing and eradication of any species illegal across the United States and its territories if said species is protected by the U.S. Federal Government. The Endangered Species Act has…

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    The Endangered Species Act (ESA) http://www.care2.com/causes/is-the-endangered-species-act-endangered.html is highly criticized. Many critics question the act's effectiveness or if it's enough to combat this massive species loss. A Center for American Progress study says that the ESA works, but it's not enough. That's why the Center is calling for the Obama administration to add a new at-risk classification. 1 in 5 U.S. Animal and Plant Species At Risk of Extinction According to an Center for…

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    lose 150-200 species from this Earth. Of the 44,838 species that have been assessed, 16,928 are listed as endangered, meaning they are threatened with extinction. The rest of the estimated 8,700,000 species on Earth have yet to be assessed, so the number of threatened species is significantly larger than the current estimate. In the 1970s, many environmental laws were passed to curb the mass extinction of species including the Endangered Species Act of 1973 or ESA. This act has put many laws and…

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    Species Extinction - Modern Species Paper Endangered Species Act incorporates a few distinctive ecological laws in the US. It was marked into law by Previous President Richard Nixon, whose essential target was to prevent numerous jeopardized species from being terminated utilizing whatever methods important. Since it is set to ensure certain creatures that are nearing termination on our planet, it will make individuals who damage or execute them a criminal. While the law has been exceptionally…

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