From Australia to Africa, fences are stopping Earth’s great animal migrations

Laurance, William F., and Van Oosterzee, Penny (2019) From Australia to Africa, fences are stopping Earth’s great animal migrations. The Conversation.

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Both of these enormous fences were intended to repel rabbits and other “vermin” such emus, kangaroos and dingoes that were considered threats to crops or livestock. Built over a century ago, their environmental impacts were poorly understood or disregarded at the time

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Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2019 21:57
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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