10 Oct '11, 12pm

Can Ecological Corridors Heal Fragmented Landscapes?

Can Ecological Corridors Heal Fragmented Landscapes? Conservationists have long called for creating corridors that would enable large mammals and other wildlife to roam more freely across an increasingly developed planet. But now scientists are taking a closer look at just how well these corridors are working and what role they might play in a warming world. by jim robbins The rugged Cabinet Mountains of northwestern Montana are an island of wild country with a population of fewer than 30 grizzly bears, their existence tenuous because they are cut off from others of their kind by distance, roads, and other development. Biologists are concerned about the small number of females, since they reproduce only every three to four years. So in recent years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has occasionally caught a sow near Glacier National Park, trucked it to the Cabinets, and ...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/ecological_corridors_connect...

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