20 Jul '17, 12am

What’s behind attacks on the Endangered Species Act? Lots of industry money https://t.co/xTkkadFnN2

What’s behind attacks on the Endangered Species Act? Lots of industry money https://t.co/xTkkadFnN2

A small yet vocal group of congressmen are gearing up this summer to dismantle the Endangered Species Act. Campaign finance records of these lawmakers reveal that they have all taken significant money from extractive industries frustrated by the law’s protection of critical habitat for endangered species. The Endangered Species Act has proven to be a powerful, effective conservation safeguard. More than 99 percent of species that have been designated for federal protection continue to exist in the wild today, including the bald eagle, grizzly bear, the leatherback sea turtle and the Florida manatee. But the work of the Endangered Species Act has only grown more urgent as many scientists agree that the planet is either on the cusp of or already experiencing a sixth mass wave of extinction. A study last week by Stanford scientists found that a significant number of plant and...

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