Fences built across Europe to stop refugees are threatening the continent’s wildlife

In 1989, the fall of the Iron Curtain and the removal of border fences along the edges of the former Soviet Union wasn’t only the first step in today’s borderless Europe where citizens are able to travel more freely. It also created the backbone of the so-called European Green Belt: a movement for environmental protection…

via The fences built across Europe to stop refugees are threatening the continent’s wildlife — Quartz

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