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50 Years of the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act, signed in 1973, is a vital tool in protecting wildlife from extinction, with over 1,670 species in the US and 698 globally safeguarded. It boasts a remarkable 99% success rate in species preservation. Conservation efforts not only protect wildlife but also combat climate change and biodiversity loss by enhancing carbon capture and storage. However, conservation is a long-term commitment requiring collaboration across various sectors. The Act’s 50-year success story highlights its importance, serving as a model for global conservation efforts. Advocacy for its continuation remains crucial to ensuring the protection of vulnerable species for generations to come.
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