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Endangered Species Act: Soaring high at 40

This post is a guest blog post by Ben Long of Resource Media and was originally published on their website. In 1973, America took a stand against extinction when Congress passed the Endangered Species Act to protect our nation’s most vulnerable wildlife. The law was unprecedented and an example of global leadership. President Richard Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act on December 28, 1973, proclaiming that endangered and threatened species of wildlife and plants “are of esthetic, ecological, educational, historical,… Continue reading