Tracking Harm to Endangered Species

Tracking Harm to Endangered Species

The ESA is often considered one of the strongest laws in the world for wildlife conservation, in part because of the prohibition against harming endangered animals (and plants in certain cases). While this provision is integral to the ESA, a certain amount of harm of listed species can be authorized by the government’s wildlife agencies. Read more here.

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Meg Evansen
Conservation Science and Policy Analyst

As the Conservation Science and Policy Analyst in the Center for Conservation Innovation at Defenders, Meg assists with the analysis of scientific research and policy implementation to find new and creative solutions for wildlife conservation.