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endanger

(ĕn-dān′jər)
tr.v. endan·gered, endan·gering, endan·gers
To expose to harm or danger; imperil.

en·dan′ger·ment n.
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A plant or an animal that is classified as vulnerable is not yet endangered but is expected to become endangered in the near future.
Schuler says that the federal actions also made an assessment of risks to protected species that appears to violate the Endangered Species Act.
The songbird had already been lost from two thirds of its habitat by the time the Endangered Species Act was enacted in 1973, but a significant population still existed and could have been saved through protection and captive breeding.
ENDANGERED BY: Humans kill turtles for their prized decorative shells and use turtle skins for leather.
In May, a federal judge sent a sharp rebuke to the Bush Administration for backtracking on a commitment to protect California's endangered species.
Commands Federal agencies to keep inventory of endangered and threatened species on agency lands and waters and to comply with certain requirements prior to engaging in any activity that could effect these species.
Fish and Wildlife Service to make sure the condors and other endangered species are protected,'' she said.
Pombo's past statements about trying to make the Endangered Species Act work better, it's extremely disappointing to see him introduce a bill that does so much to eliminate opportunities for recovery of threatened and endangered wildlife.
Michael Bean, an Environmental Defense Fund attorney who is often credited with authorship of the ESA, acknowledged that there is "increasing evidence that at least some private landowners are actively managing their land so as to avoid potential endangered species problems.
In that year, the endangered species program operated on a budget of about $30 million to care for the more than 500 U.
1 reason animals and plants become endangered, according to the Environmental Defense Fund (see bar graph, above).
One hundred acres of the Withlacoochee State Forest, located west of Orlando, will be planted with 75,000 longleaf pine seedlings to restore habitat for a number of endangered and threatened species, including red-cockaded woodpeckers.