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should we have stricter laws for protecting endangered species

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marshall mccall

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yes side by Marshall McCall Should there be stricter laws for protecting endangered species? no side How much money does it take to protect a species? $1,000,000 to protect the California Condor. Who thinks that there shouldn't be stricter laws for protecting endangered species? Robert Thornton
Has Argued for years that the government goes to far to protect species. why don't we need stricter laws for protecting endangered species? "For years the government goes too far to protect endangered species and cortails peoples ability to use their own land." Said Robert Thornton, a lawyer for developers and Indian tribes in Southern California
we already have strict laws and we don't need new ones
what's the point? They never did anything for me. Who thinks that there should be stricter laws for protecting endangered species? Cat, Richard Nixon, Obama Why do we need stricter laws for protecting endangered species? 5 main points medicinal 40% of prescriptions made with species
lives lost without them agricultural lots of edible plants
could help hunger, immune to diseases, and do well in certain environments that normally are infertile each species is important
when one comes down lots come with it
purify air and water species create jobs
salmon fishing, mussels, and lots more imagine a world without plants and animals How can you help endangered species? make your voice heard
tell family/friends or senator or representatieve
reduce, reuse, recycle
pick up garbage , make birdhouses, or do other things to conserve habititats and make room for species. Other questions! what are some endangered species in Idaho? In Idaho there are 21 endangered animals and 3 endangered plants.
grizzly bear
woodland caribou
whooping crane
bald eagle
cananda lynx
chinook and sockeye salmon
various snails
northern idaho ground squirrel
bull trout
water howellia
Macfarlanes four o clock
Utes ladies tresses Where are most species being threatened? California has the most endangered species in the U.S.A. this makes sense because it is a very large state. Some of the animals are
California Condor
Northern Spotted Owl
desert tortoise
some of the plants include
tiburon paintbrush
fountain thistle
western lily
In all California has 111 animals and 178 endangered plants. When is an animal considered endangered? to be critically endangered needs to have an 80% reduction in the last ten years
to be endangered it needs to have a 50% reduction
to be threatened 10% When is an animal taken off the endangered species list? When they are not endangered any more. Since they have to go down 50% to be endangered they have to come back up 50% to not be anymore. What is the endangered species act? law passed in 1973
protects and recovers endangered species
administered by U.S. fish and wildlife service and the commerce departments national marine fisheries service Where do they make laws for protecting endangered species? The united states capitol in Washington D.C. •"Endangered Species - EndangeredSpecie.com." Endangered Species - EndangeredSpecie.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 May 2013. <http://endangeredspecie.com/>. •"Endangered Species Act Faces Broad New Challenges - New York Times." The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 May 2013. <http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/26/politics/26species.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0>. •"Endangered Species Program | Laws & Policies | Endangered Species Act." U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 May 2013. <http://www.fws.gov/endangered/laws-policies/>. •Toothman, Jessika. "HowStuffWorks "What would it take to save every endangered species?"." HowStuffWorks "Learn how Everything Works!". N.p., n.d. Web. 1 May 2013. <http://www.howstuffworks.com/environmental/conservation/issues/save-every-endangered-species.htm>. Yes! I say yes because I think that it is important that we keep these amazing creatures around. Even though it costs a lot of money and it prevents people to use their land i think it would be good to invest in and there could be a compromise for the people and their land. I just think that every living thing has a right to thrive on this planet and that there should be someone who cares enough about them to help them do that. THE END!
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