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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endangered_Species_Act_of_1973

Before the law was amended in 1982, a listed species could be taken only for scientific or research purposes.

www.fws.gov/endangered/laws-policies

Dec 8, 2015 ... When Congress passed the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 1973, ... The purpose of the ESA is to protect and recover imperiled species and ...

www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/laws

The Endangered Species Act was established in 1973 to conserve the ... The Marine Mammal Protection Act was established in 1972 to protect ... More Laws.

www.endangered.org/campaigns/protecting-the-endangered-species-act

The Endangered Species Act is one of America's most effective and important environmental laws (Success Stories). It represents a commitment by the ...

wildliferehabinfo.org/LawsAbtWL_MnPg.htm

Nov 27, 2012 ... This Act, originally passed in 1918, provides protection for migratory ... Passed in 1973 and reauthorized in 1988, the Endangered Species Act ...

www.epa.gov/laws-regulations/summary-endangered-species-act

Oct 17, 2016 ... (1973). The Endangered Species Act (ESA) provides a program for the conservation of threatened and endangered plants and animals and the ...

www.defenders.org/endangered-species-act/endangered-species-act

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is the strongest and most important federal law protecting imperiled wildlife and plants. For nearly 40 years, the ESA has ...

www.nwf.org/What-We-Do/Protect-Wildlife/Endangered-Species.aspx

Holding federal agencies and others accountable for complying with laws protecting rare and endangered species using cooperation, persuasion, and-- where ...

www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Wildlife-Conservation/Endangered-Species-Act.aspx

Who decides which species get Endangered Species Act protection? ... The law also protects against interfering in vital breeding and behavioral activities or ...

www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/esa.html

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was passed in 1973 in order to protect those ... Act. Many foreign countries have laws protecting their endangered species.