TITLE

The Endangered Species Act at 40

AUTHOR(S)
Groc, Isabelle
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Planning;Dec2013, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the outcomes of the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA), 40 years from its enactment in December 1973. It relates the impact of the listing of the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl as an endangered species on the development activities in Pima County, Arizona. According to a 2012 study by the Center for Biological Diversity, the act has prevented the extinction of 227 species. INSET: Canada struggles with implementation.
ACCESSION #
92686681

 

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