02/09/2018 - Faculty

Will 2018 be the Year of the Bird?

by Richard Lazarus

“The National Geographic Society has declared 2018 the Year of the Bird, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Even so, as underscored by two recent Ninth Circuit rulings and a major Interior Department policy reversal, the MBTA’s precise meaning and reach remain very much a live issue as the act begins its second century.” Read the latest Environmental Forum article by Professor Richard Lazarus on why migratory birds and endangered species may be facing a tough year.