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Border security fencing and wildlife: the end of the transboundary paradigm in Eurasia?

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The ongoing refugee crisis in Europe has seen many countries rush to construct border security fencing to divert or control the flow of people. This follows a trend of border fence construction across Eurasia during the post 9/11 era. This development has gone largely unnoticed by conservation biologists during an era where ironically, transboundary cooperation has emerged as a conservation paradigm. These fences represent a major threat to wildlife because they can cause mortality, obstruct...

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10.1371/journal.pbio.1002483

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Wildlife Conservation Society
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Public Library of Science
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Publication date:
2016-06-22
Acceptance date:
2016-04-20
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1545-7885
ISSN:
1544-9173
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pubs:628489
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uuid:c9b9689e-bd6b-41a8-b9c4-a8218c3dc0a2
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pubs:628489
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628489
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2016-06-17

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