Research on public support for Endangered Species Act focus of article

July 30, 2018

An article in The Conversation written by School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty members Jeremy Bruskotter and Ramiro Berardo at The Ohio State University and John A Vucetich, a professor at Michigan Technological University addresses the recent proposal by the Trump Administration to severely curtail the scope of the Endangered Species Act. The article discusses criticism of the Act and explores:  Is public support for the Act declining? And if so, why?  The article draws on newly published research by the authors in Conservation Letters.