Problem

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
Nature:
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