Bush endangered endangered species


George W Bush and endangered species in the USA, cartoon

From Science:

Protected Habitat Shrunk for U.S. Endangered Species

by Erik Stokstad on 5 July 2012, 5:37 PM

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) consistently disregarded scientific advice when determining how much land to protect for endangered species during the George W. Bush Administration, a new study shows. The analysis, which includes decisions made between 2002 and 2007, shows that the agency was much more likely to ignore expert advice to increase protected areas. Instead, the agency typically ended up cutting the amount recommended by scientists, often by a sizeable amount.

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