Disturbance to wildlife patterns of movement

Other Names:
Disruption of animal migration
Interference with natural ranges of animals
Human obstacles to animal migration
Obstructions to wildlife migration
Unnatural barriers to movement of natural populations
Many animals migrate to different and often distant environments, usually on an annual cycle, and often for breeding purposes or to secure food supplies. A number of activities of man tend to disrupt such movement; examples are construction of fences, denial of use of island breeding grounds, and destruction of wetlands.
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
15.06.2018 – 20:48 CEST