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Conservatives and Conservation

Author: Hugh Bollinger/Thursday, November 2, 2017/Categories: natural history, wildlife conservation, video, marine life, sustainability, environment, Archive Pick of the Week

 

“You’re worried about what man has done and is doing to this magical planet that God gave us, and I share your concern. What is a conservative after all, but one who conserves?” — President Ronald Reagan

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left environmental legacies that can be celebrated: Roosevelt for the Forest Service, the National Park Service, and Antiquities Act; Nixon for the Clean Air, Water, and Endangered Species Acts; and Bush for a major marine protected area in the Pacific Ocean.

What are the chances for such conservation initiatives today? A group called  Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship  believe it can still occur. Let's hope so.


     Environmental Statements by Republican Presidents (credit: CRS

 

 

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