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for Friend of Wildlife Vol. 40 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1993
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Since its enactment in 1973, the Endangered Species Act has helped prevent the extinction of numerous plant and animal species. However, the law has also resulted in conflict. In North Carolina, there are controversies over sea turtles and freshwater fish because their protection interferes with development and fishing industry.
Everything in nature is connected in a complex and interacting web of life. As both citizens and conservationists, it is difficult to balance both use and protection of natural resources.