Species lose ESA protection -- but not for a good reason

Three species in Hawaii have been dropped from an "at-risk" list maintained under the Endangered Species Act. Sometimes, this happens when a species sees a population rebound. Not this time. This time, the species fell off the list because the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service "lacked sufficient information to keep them there."

The Hololulu Advertiser has the AP story: Three species dropped from at-risk list

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