The ecological impact of fences

The ecological impact of fences

Credit: Bonnie Kittle, Unsplash

Humans have swamped the planet with fences, but there is a gaping hole in knowledge about their ecological impact – an issue scientists are now drawing attention to.

“Fences are so common that they have become nearly invisible, even to ecologists,” says Alex McInturff from UC Santa Barbara, US, lead author of an international paper published in the journal Bioscience.


Published by Cosmos.

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