Timeliness of Five Year Reviews under the Endangered Species Act

Timeliness of Five Year Reviews under the Endangered Species Act

Abstract

The U.S. Endangered Species Act requires a review of the status of listed species once every five years. Because of budget and personnel constraints, these five-year reviews are often behind schedule. This is a simple tool to view the timeliness of five-year reviews. The data shown here are based on the Fish and Wildlife Service’s website Data Explorer, updated daily.

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Jacob Malcom
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As Director in the Center for Conservation Innovation at Defenders, Jacob leads CCI’s work at the intersection of science, technology, and policy to improve conservation outcomes, especially for threatened and endangered species.

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