Connections: Discussing how changes to the Endangered Species Act will affect different species
The Trump administration is making changes to the Endangered Species Act, and critics say those changes will have a negative effect on the protection of certain species.
We discuss the changes, which animals could be impacted, and how. Our guests:
- Matt Kelly, independent journalist, and creator and editor of The Bee Report
- Jim Howe, director of the Nature Conservancy in Central and Western New York
- Christopher Norment, professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Ecology at the College at Brockport, and author of “Relicts of a Beautiful Sea: Survival, Extinction, and Conservation in a Desert World”
- Tierra Curry, senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity