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Rewriting Biological History: Trump Border Wall Puts Wildlife at Risk

In this article for Mongabay, a non-profit provider of conservation and environmental science news, Juan Carlos Bravo discusses the catastrophic effects that fencing the entire U.S.-Mexico border will have on wildlife and wild places.

“It is particularly challenging to monitor exactly how bad it is right now for animals, but our understanding of how wildlife needs to move from one place to another, migrate, disperse, adapt to changes in the landscape, it all points towards the need to keep spaces open. And so the current border wall is definitely a piece of infrastructure that fragments the landscape,” said Juan Carlos Bravo, Mexico program director for the U.S.-based Wildlands Network, an NGO.

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