Trump ends protections for endangered species

President Donald Trump isn't content merely denouncing human protesters. Not him. Trump just handed Mother Nature two defeats. His administration moved to curb a nearly century-old law protecting many American wild bird species. Can't have too many pretty birds flying around.

Same goes for endangered right whales and other fragile marine life. Trump removed protection for marine animals in area off the New England coast. The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument was created by former President Barack Obama, doubtless dooming the area's whales and other nonvoting ocean dwellers.

Helen Sierra


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