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date: 07 April 2020

Fencing  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Ken FERGUSONKen FERGUSON

Fencing fragments landscapes and reduces the ability of animal species to shift ranges in times of nutritional need or stress. Migrant large mammals are particularly affected. Controlling animal diseases and human conflict with wildlife are two of the primary reasons for the erection of fences. Removal or realignment of long fences requires the development of alternative conservation strategies such as transfrontier conservation and biofences. ...

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