Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 25, 2017

Why Wildlife Corridors Are Important

The NY Times has a story “Stitching Together Forests Can Help Save Species, Study Finds” that documents the importance of not isolating species and creating wild life corridors.

a grim rule of thumb among biologists: When a species becomes isolated in a small disconnected patch of habitat, unable to breed with larger populations elsewhere, it runs a much higher risk of going extinct locally. And since many of the world’s forests are increasingly fragmented, carved up by roads and farms, it seems inevitable that many species within those remaining patches will soon vanish forever.

Read story at Stitching Together Forests Can Help Save Species, Study Finds

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