We must keep the Endangered Species Act and EPA! We also saw nesting eagles on St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in Florida last week. Magnificent bird.
Here are four good examples of why people seem to love the Endangered Species Act:
the Bald eagle – an enduring symbol of the U.S. of A.;
the Louisiana Black bear– which long ago provided the inspiration for the toy “teddy bear;”
the magnificent Humpback whale, which can still be found in all the oceans of the world;
and the West Indian manatees, and a subspecies, the Florida manatees, found along the coasts of the southeastern U. S. states, seeking particularly warm water sites in the winter months.
In spite of such conservation successes – which have occurred with the assistance of the Endangered Species Act – that law itself is now in danger. Many of the elected Republican leaders who control the U.S. Congress are eager “to modernize” the law, in ways that its supporters believe will weaken it significantly. Some in Congress propose outright…
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