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Articles related to habitat fragmentation

Credit: Andrés Castañeda
Feature: Habitat Highways Save Animals from Fire
Fire can act in a similar way to habitat fragmentation and restrict the movement of animals across the landscape.
Feature: Islands of Extinction
Native mammals are disappearing rapidly as an aggressive invader takes over in forests fragmented by a hydroelectric dam.
Browse: Migratory Birds Threatened
A large staghorn fern
Feature: Killer Vines Strangling the Rainforest
Woody vines are proliferating in Australia’s fragmented tropical rainforests and threatening the existence of ferns.
Browse: Genetic Clues to Managing Koala Demise
Genetic patterns in koala populations have revealed that the right balance between tree cover and roads is required to save koala populations from urban growth.