Integrating climate change into habitat conservation plans under the U.S. endangered species act.

@article{Bernazzani2012IntegratingCC,
  title={Integrating climate change into habitat conservation plans under the U.S. endangered species act.},
  author={Paola Bernazzani and Bethany A. Bradley and Jeffrey J. Opperman},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={1103-14}
}
Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) are an important mechanism for the acquisition of land and the management of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. HCPs have become a vital means of protecting endangered and threatened species and their habitats throughout the United States, particularly on private land. The scientific consensus that climate is changing and that these changes will impact the viability of species has not been incorporated into the… CONTINUE READING