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Climate

The final frontiers? A call to protect the biodiversity on the border

President Trump’s notorious border wall is just one of the many transboundary threats that borders pose to the world’s wildlife.
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Biodiversity

Border wall construction expands, despite pandemic, imperiling jaguars and other animals

With the world focused on coronavirus, the federal government paves way for 175 miles of new walls along U.S.-Mexico border, through prime wildlife corridors.
newrepublic.com
Justice

Deb Haaland shouldn’t have to fight this hard

Once again, the New Mexico representative was a lonely voice on a hearing about Indigenous rights and the desecration of sacred sites on the border.
theintercept.com
Justice

Border Patrol invited the press to watch it blow up a national monument

The Border Patrol detonated explosives on sacred Native American lands while tribal leaders were testifying against the desecration in Washington, D.C.
www.nytimes.com
Justice

Tribal nation condemns 'desecration' to build border wall

Construction of a wall on the Arizona border is endangering sacred Indigenous sites — including an oasis that has supported human beings for the last 16,000 years.
www.azcentral.com
Justice

Border wall construction in Arizona causes environmental concerns

Ranchers, environmental groups and federal agencies had found common ground in managing natural resources, but work on the wall has eroded the trust.
ensia.com
Biodiversity

As tensions rise along the US–Mexico border, cross-border ecosystems suffer

Safety concerns, decreased funding and tightened border policies are inhibiting efforts to understand and protect biodiversity in fragile ecosystems that don't know or care what country they're in.

www.desertsun.com
Toxics

NAFTA replacement deal won't curb pollution, environment groups say

The House approved $300 million for failing sewer systems on the US-Mexico border. But environmentalists say a new trade deal won't curb pollution.
theintercept.com
Justice

Native activists in Arizona resist Trump's border wall

  1. In the heart of the Sonoran Desert, a coalition of borderlands residents are fighting to preserve sacred lands.
www.motherjones.com
e360.yale.edu
Toxics

Open for business: The Trump revolution on America's public lands

The Trump administration is systematically remaking U.S. policies toward public lands, moving aggressively to open protected areas for development.

therevelator.org
Biodiversity

Drought and border wall endanger Arizona’s wildlife

The public has long supported a program to provide water for wildlife, but now human threats, including border-wall construction, are making a bad situation worse.
therevelator.org
Climate

Drought and border wall endanger Arizona's wildlife

The public has long supported a program to provide water for wildlife, but now human threats, including border-wall construction, are making a bad situation worse.
abcnews.go.com
Justice

Groups try to stop Trump's border-wall efforts in Arizona

Environmental groups have asked a judge to stop a plan to replace existing vehicle barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border in southern Arizona
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