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Trump administration revisions to Endangered Species Act threaten N.C. species

The Endangered Species Act, enacted in 1973, has saved 99 percent of species from extinction. But rollbacks from the Trump Administration are being criticized by environmental activists for potentially weakening some of these effects. The administration has removed protections for threatened species, which could pose a risk for some of North Carolina's 61 federally endangered and threatened species as they lose designated resources. “Right as that species is starting to recover, as soon you can get it from endangered to threatened, you remove all the protections and mostly what you will see is that species is going to end up right back in that endangered bucket because it lost all of its protections."

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On July 11, protestors chalked "McCracken Lied" on the bricks in front of South Building.

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On July 11, protestors chalked "We Have Receipts" and "McCracken Lied" on the bricks in front of South Building. Additionally, "Viva Gatito Serpiente" was chalked onto the stairs, near flyers in support of Silent Sam protestor Maya Little.

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On July 11, protestors chalked "We Have Receipts" on the bricks in front of South Building.

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