Biodiversity and Mom
- We need laws to preserve biodiversity. Leape, Gerald // World & I;Sep93, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p112
Stresses the need for additional laws to complement the Endangered Species Act (ESA), 1973. ESA's scope and limitations; Failure of the government to incorporate ecosystem protection in environmental policies; Importance of having a national vision for supporting jobs in areas that protect the...
- Reforming the ESA. // Congressional Digest;Mar1996, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p75
Reports that Congress and President Bill Clinton's Administration are looking at proposals for the control and reforming of the Endangered Species Act. Proposal by Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt.
- The Endangered Species Act at Twenty-fived. Shogren, Jason F.; Tschirhart, John // Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues;1999 3rd Quarter, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p4
Deals with the Endangered Species Act (ESA) passed by the United States Congress in 1973. Number of species listed as endangered or threatened; What makes ESA assessment difficult; Reasons for economic behavior's significance to species protection; How cost effective policies can improve...
- Enough is enough. Reiger, George // Field & Stream;Jan1996, Vol. 100 Issue 9, p14
States that Congress is handling revisions to the Endangered Species Act. What the measure does; How the Clean Water Act was flawed; Comments by Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, Senator John Chafee of Rhode Island; More. INSETS: Ice-fishing checklist by K.M.;Driving...
- The Pace of Extinction. Maruska, Edward J. // World & I;May99, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p192
Discusses the extinction of animals. Effect of man's colonization; Definition of endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973; Prediction on the human population; Details on way the United States protects its endangered species; Challenge of protecting endangered species.
- The Protection of Endangered Species: A Canadian Perspective. Versteeg, Hajo // Ecology Law Quarterly;1983, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p267
The author offers guidelines for interest groups and politicians on how to draft legislation which will protect endangered species of flowers and plants and support the principle of biological diversity. He outlines the utilitarian and philosophical advantages derived from promoting biological...
- Wolf Watch. // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;11/19/2004, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p2
Reports on the extinction of gray wolves in the U.S. as of November 2004. Law created in 1973 that protects endangered animals and plants; States where the number of gray wolves increases; Views of scientist Peggy Struhsacker on the recovery of gray wolves in the Northeast.
- After 25 years, still protecting endangered species. Schlickeisen, Rodger // Christian Science Monitor;12/31/98, Vol. 91 Issue 25, p11
Describes the accomplishments of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) on the occasion of its 25th anniversary. What the ESA represents; Reasons for opposition to the ESA; Few species that have recovered under the ESA; Species that may have been preserved from extinction; Limitations to endangered...
- Protecting The 'Insignificant' Tangley, Laura // BioScience;Jul/Aug84, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p406
Two years ago when the Endangered Species Act was due for re-authorization by Congress, a coalition of industry groups had proposed a package of amendments that would have excluded plants and invertebrate animals from the Act's protection. At the annual meeting of the American Association for...