Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 1, 2021

U.S. Resumes Protections For Wild Birds Against Killings By Industries

NPR reports

The Biden administration said Wednesday it will draft rules to govern the killing of wild birds by industry and resume enforcement actions against companies responsible for deaths that could have been prevented, a longstanding practice that ended under President Donald Trump.The move came as North American bird numbers have plummeted drastically in recent decades.

That decline was punctuated by news Wednesday that the famed ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 other species of flora and fauna have gone extinct.

Read more U.S. Resumes Protections For Wild Birds Against Killings By Industries : NPR


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