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New Federal Policy on Endangered Species Decision Process Will Push Less-studied Species to Extinction


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New Federal Policy on Endangered Species Decision Process Will Push Less-studied Species to Extinction

Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON - In a move that will condemn uncharismatic, little-studied species to greater risk of extinction, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today finalized a new methodology for prioritizing decisions on whether species petitioned by citizens and conservation groups warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act.

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