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Walls do more than keep out illegal immigrants


As soon as I heard the U.S. government's plan to build a 700-mile wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, I knew it was bad news -- not for immigration issues, but for migration issues.

As the Center for Biological Diversity points out in a press release today, many endangered (and let's be fair, even non-endangered) species cross the border every hour of every day. It's part of their normal migration pattern. Building a wall will hinder access to food, water, breeding partners, and more. The CBD even goes as far as to say that this wall will "destroy" endangered species.

Read more, including their recommendation to solving the problem: Center for Biological Diversity - Press Release.