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  • Small white flowers with shiny green centers emerge from a stem.
    Caribbean mayten. Photo © Pedro Acevedo-Rodriquez, Smithsonian Institution, Department of Biology used with Permission.

    Service says listing Caribbean mayten not warranted

    July 3, 2012 | 2 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will not conduct an in-depth review of the status of the Caribbean mayten tree. The Service made this decision in response to a petition to list the tree as threatened or endangered with critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act. The petition was filed by WildEarth Guardians, in Denver, Colorado. In response to the petition filed October 6, 2011, the Service conducted a preliminary 90-day finding concluding the petition did not present substantial information indicating that listing the Caribbean mayten may be warranted.  Read the full story...

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