Automatically selected top science news story of the day ( ? )
Follow us with Twitter - Facebook - RSS feed - Bookmark
Next update in ½ hour

Now endangered: The very act that protects wildlife

Phys.org - Thu 15 Aug 19

The Trump administration recently announced a proposal that would gut the Endangered Species Act. The news follows in the wake of a report from the United Nations earlier this year that more ...

Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction

TIME - Wed 14 Aug 19

The law that saved the bald eagle from extinction faces a set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists.

Trump Administration Weakens Endangered Species Protections

The Scientist - Tue 13 Aug 19

Enforcement of the Endangered Species Act will be altered, easing protections for the most critically threatened plants and animals.

Conservationists urge 'tighter wildlife laws' after Trump move

Phys.org - Tue 13 Aug 19

Countries should be strengthening their laws protecting endangered species, not weakening them, international conservationists said Tuesday, after US President Donald Trump's administration ...

Editorial: Trump guts the Endangered Species Act. Polar bears and bald eagles, take notice

Phys.org - Tue 13 Aug 19

The Trump administration announced reckless and potentially devastating new rules Monday that will weaken the Endangered Species Act, which currently bestows a mantle of protection over 1,663 ...

Trump administration weakens Endangered Species Act

Nature News - Mon 12 Aug 19

Nature, Published online: 12 August 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02439-1Changes to the United States' landmark conservation law make it easier to strip threatened species of ...

Environmentalists warn Trump 'weakening' endangered species protections

BBC News - Mon 12 Aug 19

A new rule will allow officials for the first time to weigh the economic cost of species protection.

Trump administration weakens endangered species law

Phys.org - Mon 12 Aug 19

US President Donald Trump's administration on Monday finalized rollbacks to key provisions of the Endangered Species Act, a law supported by a large majority of Americans and credited with saving ...

Weakening the Endangered Species Act could harm humans, too

The Verge - Tue 13 Aug 19

Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images On August 12th, the Trump Administration issued crucial changes to the Endangered Species Act, which — if implemented next ...

Changes to Endangered Species Act Weaken Wildlife Protections

KQED Science - Tue 13 Aug 19

The Trump administration is moving forward with changes to the Endangered Species Act that will weaken protections for “threatened” species and make room for greater corporate input. ...

What’s changing about Endangered Species Act enforcement and what it means

Arstechnica - Tue 13 Aug 19

Changes alter the rules that say how federal agencies should implement the ESA.

Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act

Livescience - Mon 12 Aug 19

The new rules, which the administration says will benefit businesses, tell regulators not to consider science alone when making decisions about endangered species.

Trump Announces Sweeping Changes to Endangered Species Act

KQED Science - Mon 12 Aug 19

California and environmental groups are likely to challenge the decision.

Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act

Gizmodo - Mon 12 Aug 19

At a time when species face an unprecedented threat from human activities, the Trump administration is rolling back key protections for those most at risk of extinction. Read more...

Trump overhauling enforcement of Endangered Species Act

FOXNews - Mon 12 Aug 19

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, in a move that it says will reduce regulatory burdens ...

3 Animals Hurt By the New Endangered Species Act

Wired Science Blogs - Wed 14 Aug 19

These three creatures illustrate the harm that could come from the loss of protections, which the Trump administration announced Monday.

USA finally updates Endangered Species Act after 45 years & the decision is final

Watts Up With That? - Tue 13 Aug 19

Reposted from Dr. Susan Crockford’s Polar Bear Science Posted on August 12, 2019 | Comments Off on USA finally updates Endangered Species Act after 45 years & the decision is final ...

Trump administration moves to weaken Endangered Species Act amid global extinction risks

Inhabitat - Tue 13 Aug 19

It’s no secret that endangered species around the globe continue to face extinction, and the dilemma could get worse with the recent revamp of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). On August 12, ...

Trump just gutted the law that saved American bald eagles from extinction

Fastcompany Tech - Mon 12 Aug 19

Could this be any more symbolic? President Trump came to power on a wave of red hats emblazoned with the phrase Make America Great Again (and with a little help from Russia), but making America ...