Taxonomic Concepts in the news

Meredith A. Lane mlane at GBIF.ORG
Wed Feb 16 21:28:03 CST 2005


Match that with this one, and the picture is really bleak (at least from
this side of the water):

http://espn.go.com/outdoors/conservation/news/2005/0214/1991481.html

Meredith Lane
Copenhagen

David Remsen wrote:

> Did anyone see this CNN post a couple of weeks ago?
>
> The Preble's meadow jumping mouse, once seen as a costly impediment to
> development, is now viewed by the government as a critter that never
> really existed -- and is no longer in need of Federal Protection under
> the Endangered Species Act.
>
> http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/01/28/jumping.mouse.ap/index.html
>
> It appears however that of the 14 reviewers in the decision, 6 still
> believe the concept exists while 8 determined it does not.
>
> The mouse however, had no comment.
>
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