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After Massive Experiment, Results Favor Wildlife Corridors

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September 20, 2002
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A University of Florida-led study examines two barometers of healthy ecosystems – plant pollination by insects and the dispersal of seeds by birds – and concludes that corridors encourage the movement of plants and animals across "fragmented" landscape. The findings of the study are important, its authors say, because it is based on a much larger and more ambitious experiment than typically attempted.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- To combat urban sprawl and protect wildlife, many communities have set aside land for wildlife corridors linking natural areas to one another.


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