ESA Listed Species Found in a Single State

ESA Listed Species Found in a Single State


Proposals have been put forward to remove U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from species found in only one state (intrastate species). Most ESA-listed species have limited ranges, which means most occur in a single state. Explore how many species could lose ESA protections if such a proposal was passed by Congress. (Data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, updated 2019-12-02)

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Jacob Malcom

As Director in the Center for Conservation Innovation at Defenders, Jacob leads CCI’s work at the intersection of science, technology, and policy to improve conservation outcomes, especially for threatened and endangered species.