The Endangered Species Act: Successes, Shortcomings, and the Future

The Endangered Species Act: Successes, Shortcomings, and the Future


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The National Zoo, Washington DC

The ESA is the strongest law in the world for protecting imperiled species. So why do some species recover under its protection while others continue to struggle? What is the ESA doing well, and where might we allocate resources to make it even stronger?

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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.