They allow for the approval of activities that contravene other sections of the act, including those that prohibit the possession of an endangered species
or its habitat.
Organizations such as Earthjustice sometimes go to court to stop construction projects if scientists believe that development will put an endangered species
If a crisis occurs with an endangered species
on government land, the government often can't just step in and fix the problem.
Killing an endangered species
can result in a fine of up to $50,000 or a prison sentence of up to one year.
Yet if landholders provide suitable habitat for an endangered species
, they run the risk of their property being subject to severe government regulations, many of which constrain land from being used profitably.
Early in 2001, she and a team of scientists became the first to clone an endangered species
, the oxlike Asian gaur.
It makes people proud to point to an endangered species
and say, "That is an endangered creature and I'm on the team to rescue it from extinction.
Teachers who want an endangered species
teaching kit should write to:
In part, the policy changes are expected to give those affected by an endangered species
listing a greater say in recovery plans for the animal by including them in future endangered-species recovery teams.
The court has determined that "taking" of an endangered species
under the ESA occurs only when "a direct physical injury to an actual member of the species" is involved.
Having pulled itself back from the brink of extinction, theAmerican alligator is no longer officially considered an endangered species
Because the island is the primary nesting ground of an endangered species
protected under our Endangered Species Act, the federal government should then have moved it.