Environmental Science for AP* (2nd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
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Chapter 18 - Module 61 - The Conservation of Biodiversity - AP Review Questions - Page 656: 2


C - the Endangered Species Act does NOT include the development of recovery plans for listed species.

Work Step by Step

The Endangered Species Act, a law created in 1973, authorized the US Fish and Wildlife Service to determine which species can be listed as threatened or endangered, prohibited the harming of endangered, implements the CITES agreement, and authorizes the government to purchase habitat to for the conservation of threatened/endangered species. It does not develop recovery plans for threatened/endangered species.
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