US/Mexico border wall harms wildlife, but modifications could reduce its impact

I hope folks won’t get into an unpleasant argument about immigration/illegal aliens, etc.

Regardless, the wall harms many species of wildlife. However, “. . . technology and alterations to the design could dramatically improve the potential for animals to move more freely between the two countries” according to scientists.

US-Mexico Border Wall Could Threaten Wildlife Species. Science Daily





Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University. He was a Western Watersheds Project Board Member off and on for many years, and was also its President for several years. For a long time he produced Ralph Maughan’s Wolf Report. He was a founder of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He and Jackie Johnson Maughan wrote three editions of “Hiking Idaho.” He also wrote “Beyond the Tetons” and “Backpacking Wyoming’s Teton and Washakie Wilderness.” He created and is the administrator of The Wildlife News.

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