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Biology Student Links Clean Air Act to Red Spruce Recovery in Appalachia - Newswise (press release)


Newswise (press release)
After a 50-year period of declining growth of the tree species prior to the Clean Air Act, a new study by Justin Mathias, a biology Ph.D. candidate, and Richard Thomas, chair and professor in the Department of Biology, found that declining air ...

Living Planet: Batty about biodiversity - Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle
There's bat appreciation day, international day for biodiversity and the day of endangered species – we're great at naming days after our animals, but is it enough? Are we treating our biodiversity wisely, or failing them badly?

Biodiversity week: 'Natural world should be protected for all our benefit' - Irish Times


Irish Times
Environmentalist Éanna Ní Lamhna says it infuriates her when people say “biodiversity” is hard to understand. “'Bio' means living and 'diversity' means lots of different living things,” she says. In fact, the term first originated in the 1960s as ...

NOAA Office of Protected Resources: Endangered Species Act of 1973

Burtonsville - United States

Includes the text of the act as well as ESA marine life recovery plans and ESA biennial reports to Congress.

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NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources
United States

Provides oversight and guidance on the conservation of marine mammals, endangered species, and their habitats.

Marine Turtles - NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources
United States

Sea turtle species identification guides. Learn about the Green, Hawksbill, Kemp's Ridley, Leatherback, Loggerhead, and other sea turtle species.

LLRX.com: A Pathfinder to Information on the Endangered Species Act of 1973
United States

Provides an overview of major provisions and amendments to the act, its legislative history, and regulations. Also includes some information on Maryland protection of endangered species.

Science and the Endangered Species Act (1995)
United States

Book by the National Academies Commission on Life Sciences.

National Endangered Species Act Reform Coalition
United States

Lobbying organization composed of rural irrigators, municipalities, farmers, and electric utilities dedicated to seeking legislative reform of the Endangered Species Act.

FindLaw for Legal Professionals: The Endangered Species Act
United States

Primer providing an introduction to the U.S. 1973 statute.

United States

A Congressional Research Service Report.

World Resources Institute: Biodiversity and Protected Areas
United States

Features resources which outline the causes of biodiversity loss and opportunities to prevent biological impoverishment.

Endangered Species
United States

Spread the word about endangered species and increase public awareness! Endangered Species is dedicated to providing all the best endangered species information, links, books, and publications regarding rare and endangered species. The site also includes information about conservation efforts and endangered species organizations that are dedicated to saving and preserving the world's most endangered wildlife and plant life. Endangered Species wil

Endangered Species Guide
United States

Learn about endangered species and how you can make a difference in their lives.