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Trump's wall would carry environmental costs

Tuesday 21 Feb 17 9:00am

There are fewer than 200 Sonoran pronghorn left – and the wall would run right through their home | Florin Chelaru

 

By SHONIL BHAGWAT | The likely impact on human society of Donald Trump’s Mexico wall has been well-noted, but in the longer-term a barrier across an entire continent will also have severe ecological consequences.

The US-Mexico border is around 3100km long and some of it has already been fenced off.

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