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Hybridizing Law: A Policy for Hybridization Under the Endangered Species Act [Abstract]

August 2018

Citation: 48 ELR 10740

Issue: 8

Author: John A. Erwin

With the new technologies, many species we are currently protecting could technically be unsuitable for protection based on a rigid interpretation of the ESA. A defined hybrid policy must be adopted, taking into consideration the twin aims of protecting genetic lineages and protecting ecosystems.

John A. Erwin is a Teaching Fellow at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona.

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