What is section 7 of ESA?

ESA Section 7: Interagency Consultation in the Southeast United States. Section 7 requires federal agencies to ensure actions they authorize do not jeopardize the existence of any species listed under the ESA.

What does section 7 of the ESA require and prohibit?

Specifically, section 7(a)(1) of the ESA charges federal agencies to aid in the conservation of listed species, and section 7(a)(2) requires the agencies to ensure their activities are not likely to jeopardize the continued existence of federally listed species or destroy or adversely modify designated critical habitat …

What is responsible for monitoring marine and anadromous fish?

NOAA Fisheries is responsible for endangered and threatened marine and anadromous species—from whales and seals to sharks, salmon, and corals.

What are the species that no longer exist on Earth known as?

extinct. A species that no longer exists anywhere on Earth.

What is species recovery plan?

A recovery plan serves as a road map for species recovery—the plan outlines the path and tasks required to restore and secure self-sustaining wild populations. It is a non-regulatory document that describes, justifies, and schedules the research and management actions necessary to support recovery of a species.

Does Section 9 apply to threatened species?

In general, Section 9 of the ESA prohibits persons from importing, exporting, transporting, or selling endangered species of fish, wildlife, and plants in interstate or foreign commerce. It is also illegal to “take” an endangered fish or wildlife species or possess taken species.

What is AFTT and how can it affect me?

You may be familiar with this term in relation to babies or young children. However, AFTT increases with age. It can follow a perceived big loss, of home, a loved one, a change in environment, a move or other life event.

What is the prognosis for AFTT in the elderly?

The elderly senior with AFTT shows a significant overall decline. Their risk for disability, infection and mortality are increased.

Where can I get a biological opinion?

Biological opinions are issued on a wide range of actions including federal fisheries, offshore oil and gas leasing and exploration activities, seismic surveys, dredging, offshore wind, and hydroelectric activities, among others. Biological opinions are issued by our national Office of Protected Resources, as well as our Regional Offices:

How can caregivers help someone with AFTT?

As a caregiver to a loved one afflicted with AFTT, you yourself may likely need or benefit from respite time. Hiring a caregiver a few hours a week can help give you time away to care for yourself and “recharge” a bit so you will have new energy to manage the symptoms of your family member. It can be very difficult to engage someone with AFTT.