Endangered Species Laws
Spotlight: The Endangered Species Act
The Endangered Species Act is a long and confusing set of regulations created to protect wildlife and plants from extinction. In this article, you'll find an easy-to-read description of what the ESA is and how it works.
Definition of the term CITES
Laws Regulating the Endangered Pet Trade
Federal, state, and global laws and enforcement practices regulate the illegal trade of endangered species.
Richard Nixon's Acts of Environmental Protection
Richard Nixon passed several laws that protect the environment and endangered species.
Gunnison Sage-Grouse to be Listed as Endangered
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is taking steps to classify the sage-grouse as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.
Protection Proposed for Wolverine
Will wolverines receive protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Do Lawsuits Impede the Success of the Endangered Species Act?
Learn how excessive litigation may be one of the greatest obstacles faced by the ESA.
Lawsuits Involving the Endangered Species Act
Learn about lawsuits that have affected the ESA.