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Biden allows USFWS to introduce endangered species into habitat outside their historical range

The Biden administration is providing greater flexibility for the Fish and Wildlife Service to protect endangered species because of climate change.

A new rule issued Friday from the Fish and Wildlife Service allows for “experimental populations” of endangered species to be introduced into habitats outside of where they have historically lived, removing a requirement that such populations only be introduced to the plant or animal’s “historical range.”

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