Today, we celebrate Endangered Species Day and the importance of conservation efforts nationwide to promote and preserve biological diversity.
Tragically, a growing number of species are being doled out life sentences to the federal endangered list with a 2% shot of recovery. Thankfully, more and more leaders realize that federal policies designed to protect species are actually inhibiting recovery. That’s not something to celebrate, but it is a case for reform.
With the growing bipartisan call to modernize ESA, there is hope.