Wildlife Habitat in the Judean Hills Being Throttled by Fences

Separation fence and fences surrounding communities and infrastructure are harming dozens of species, Nature and Parks Authority ecologist says.

Increased fencing in the Judean Hills is responsible for the continued shrinkage of wildlife habitat in the area, according to the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel. A recently-completred mapping of the hilly region to the west of Jerusalem found that the total length of fences around agricultural lands in the region...