21 Jan '18, 12am

Georgia Snail Is First Species Declared Extinct Under Trump Administration

For Immediate Release, December 28, 2017 Contact: Tierra Curry, (928) 522-3681, [email protected] Georgia Snail Is First Species Declared Extinct Under Trump Administration Becomes Ninth Southeast Species Lost in 10 Years While Fish and Wildlife Service Drags Feet ATLANTA— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced the beaverpond marstonia, a freshwater snail from Georgia, is extinct. The announcement is in response to a 2010 petition from the Center for Biological Diversity seeking Endangered Species Act protection for the critically imperiled snail. The snail was lost to extinction due to groundwater withdrawal for agriculture and urbanization, along with pollution from agricultural fields. The Service should have proposed protection for the beaverpond marstonia in 2011 but did not act on the petition until the Center sued the agency in 2016 to obtai...

Full article: http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/20...

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