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The Endangered Species Act

J. Peyton Doub

The Endangered Species Act

history, implementation, successes, and controversies

by J. Peyton Doub

  • 95 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Taylor & Francis in Boca Raton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Endangered species

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJ. Peyton Doub
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF5640 .D68 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25330965M
    ISBN 109781466507371
    LC Control Number2012016412

    The Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) is a federal law that was enacted in to protect endangered and threatened species from becoming extinct (dying out). A species or subspecies is endangered if it is “in danger of extinction through out all or a significant portion of its range.”. The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is a far-reaching law that has sparked intense controversies over the use of public lands, the rights of property owners, and economic versus environmental benefits.

    The US Endangered Species Act (ESA) is our nation’s most effective law to protect at-risk species from extinction, with a stellar success rate: 99% of species listed on it have avoided extinction. Passed with bipartisan support in , the law allows individuals and organizations to petition to have a species listed as endangered or threatened. Many different cultures have an extensive literature on the history of the use of the term species, or kinds of organisms. The Endangered Species Act defines species in Section 3(15) to include ''any subspecies of fish or wildlife or plants, and any distinct population segment of any species of vertebrate fish or wildlife which interbreeds when mature."11However, the term endangered species.

    This handbook is a comprehensive guide to the federal Endangered Species Act, the primary U.S. law aimed at protecting species of animals and plants from human threats to their survival. The Act protects not only threatened and endangered animals and plants, but their habitats as well, from direct and indirect threats such as hunting and development. Enacted in without opposition, the Act. The Endangered Species Act of also noted that endangered and threatened species were recognized as valuable educational, scientific, recreational, historical and esthetical purposes. Congress therefore wanted this act to protect not only the listed species but also the ecosystem within which these species live and need to survive.


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The Endangered Species Act by J. Peyton Doub Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Endangered Species Act by the Stanford Environmental Law Society is an excellent overview of the law itself and relevant case law up to its publication date in Though at times wordy, and who doesn't know a lawyer who loves their own words, it does bring the important aspects of the law and its interpretation forward in clear language, for the most part avoiding legal jargon.4/5(3).

Endangered Species Act: Law, Policy and Perspectives is an authoritative guide to the history of the ESA, the Act's most critical sections, the twists and turns of its implementation, and the cutting-edge issues facing the protection of endangered wildlife and its habitat.

The Endangered Species Act at Thirty is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary review of issues surrounding the Endangered Species Act, with a specific focus on the act's actual implementation record over the past thirty years/5(6).

Since the s, the Endangered Species Act (ESA), by virtue of its regulatory impact, has been a frequent subject of policy analysis. In this comprehensive history and critique of the ESA, Brian Czech and Paul R. Krausman incorporate the new model of policy design theory to frame a larger discussion about conservation biology and American democracy/5.

This book was assigned to me for my Endangered Ecosystems Seminar class. I really enjoyed this book because it did a great job laying out the important aspects of the Endangered Species Act.

It also provided differing views and opinions regarding the success and failures of the ESA.4/5. A practice-focused resource, Basic Practice Series: ESA explains the fundamentals of the federal Endangered Species Act and its implementing ESA, its implementing regulations, court decisions, and agency guidance create an important and legally enforceable determination to protect, conserve and recover endangered and threatened fish, wildlife, and plants.

Endangered Species: Save Our Species Coloring Book. There are over 1, different species in the United States that are listed as threatened or endangered. This picture book will introduce you to 21 plant and animal species found in the United States, nearly all of which are either endangered.

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) provides a program for the conservation of threatened and endangered plants and animals and the habitats in which they are found. The lead federal agencies for implementing ESA are the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service developed the Species Status Assessment (SSA) framework as part of the ongoing effort to improve implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and enhance conservation success.

An SSA is a focused, repeatable, and rigorous assessment of a species' ability to maintain self-sustaining populations over time. When the interior least tern was listed under the Endangered Species Act inthere were only a few dozen of the bird's nesting sites scattered across America's Great Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley.

Today there are more t interior least terns at more than nesting sites in 18 states. News Release» Get to Know Your Species. When Congress passed the Endangered Species Act (ESA) init recognized that our rich natural heritage is of "esthetic, ecological, educational, recreational, and scientific value to our Nation and its people." It further expressed concern that many of our nation's native plants and animals were in danger of becoming extinct.

The authors of this book stress that saving every species is impossible, given the steady encroachment of modern life on nature, but that is what the Endangered Species Act by:   A hybrid of policy analysis and ecological assessment, The Endangered Species Act: History, Conservation Biology, and Public Policy will appeal to scholars and students in the fields of natural resource policy and law, conservation biology, political science, wildlife ecology, and environmental history, and to professionals at agencies involved in wildlife conservation.

The landmark Endangered Species Act prohibits any trade in endangered species or their products and requires that federal agencies assess the impact on wildlife habitat of proposed projects—much as NEPA requires an environmental impact statement.

These laws are often the only tool that conservationists have to prevent the development or other exploitation (e.g., logging or mining) of. The Endangered Species Conservation Act of provided a template for the Endangered Species Act of by using the term “based on the best scientific and commercial data.” This standard is used as a guideline to determine if a species is in danger of d by: the 93rd United States Congress.

BOOK: A Wild Success On the eve of the Act’s 40th anniversary we asked a variety of interesting individuals from around the country to share their perspectives about the importance of wildlife.

Some of the individuals are famous. Ohio. It was listed as endangered because its host plant, the wild lupine, and the grasslands habitat it uses have been lost due to agricultural, forestry and urban development.

The Endangered Species Act: Protecting imperiled plants and animals since The Endangered Species Act: History, Conservation Biology, and Public Policy is both a treatise on policy assessment and an excellent history, assessment, and discussion of the ESA itself.

Those interested in natural resources policy and those interested specifically in the ESA will want to read this : $ The book concludes with a look beyond the Endangered Species Act and suggests additional means of biological conservation and ways to reduce conflicts.

It will be useful to policymakers, regulators, scientists, natural-resource managers, industry and environmental organizations, and those interested in biological conservation. This handbook is a comprehensive guide to the federal Endangered Species Act, the primary U.S.

law aimed at protecting species of animals and plants from human threats to their survival. The Act. The Snail Darter Case: TVA versus the Endangered Species Act (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) Only 1 left in stock - order soon.

Only 1 left in stock (more on the way)."As Secretary of the Interior, implementing the Endangered Species Act was one of my most important, and challenging, responsibilities. All who deal with this complex and critical law need a clear and comprehensive guide to its provisions, interpretation, and implementation.

With chapters written by some of the foremost practitioners in the field, the new edition of Endangered Species Act: Law 4/5(1). The Endangered Species Act has been regulators’ most powerful tool for protecting fish, plants and wildlife ever since it was signed into law by President Richard M.

Nixon in