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Animal crossings
- Animal crossings

An article written by Catarina Gisby/redakta.

Nordic Road & Transport Research (2004) 16 (1): 10-11.

Animals have their own points where they cross roads and railways. They are called animal crossings and their number is increasing.
– We are learning more about these, says Lennart Folkeson, ecologist and director of research at the VTI unit Transport and Environment.

Our nature is fragmented into smaller and smaller pieces. The reason is that new roads/railways are built or because towns expand. So far, this development has not been quite so obvious in Sweden, but in Central Europe – especially in the Netherlands – fragmentation of the landscape is evident.


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