The Endangered Species Act Analytical Essay by Top Papers

The Endangered Species Act
A look at whether the Endangered Species Act adequately protect U.S. biodiversity.
# 141687 | 1,500 words | 9 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Environmental Studies (Wildlife Protection) , Law (General)

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The paper relates that the Endangered Species Act, ESA, was passed and signed by the President in 1973, and the act was passed as a result of concerns about wildlife, fish, and plant extinction in the United States. The paper notes that concern was also felt for other species being threatened with extinction and discusses how the ESA allowed for an exception for insect species considered an overwhelming threat to mankind.

From the Paper:

"One of the basic facts about evolution, throughout the history of the Earth, is that species evolve, develop, or become extinct. There is fossil evidence both of gradual extinction of single species, and mass extinctions of most of the species existing on the planet - most famously the sudden extinction of the dinosaurs and most of the other species existing on the planet. This mass extinction was not good for the..."

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