Trump administration to weaken protections for endangered beetle

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/01/endangered-beetle-protections-weakened-trump-drilling-interior-department

Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to ‘downlist’ the burying beetle, which would allow drilling in Oklahoma and nearby states

The Trump administration plans to weaken protections for a beetle threatened by extinction from climate change, lifting restrictions on oil and gas drilling in Oklahoma and surrounding states.

The American burying beetle, a shiny black bug covered with orange splotches, feeds it young from carcasses it buries, making it vulnerable to disruptions in soil. The species was listed as endangered in 1989.

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Original Title: Trump administration to weaken protections for endangered beetle
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/01/endangered-beetle-protections-weakened-trump-drilling-interior-department