Wildlife collisions can be prevented – Here’s how

Wildlife collisions can be prevented - Here's how
Wildlife collisions can be prevented - Here's how

Turns out, a few simple strategies and actions can prevent many wildlife-vehicle collisions.

Many wildlife-vehicle collisions are occurring every year some of which are fatal and can be prevented if the authorities implement a few, cost-effective strategies.

Some of the measures include better signage, wildlife detection systems, fencing and wildlife crossings. These steps can reduce financial and health-related impacts on people, emergency services, and the insurance industry. These could also help prevent unnecessary loss in the wildlife populations.

With ever-expanding infrastructure having a significant impact on wildlife and their habitat, many cost-effective measures that could help reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions are underdeveloped.

The study appears in the Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.


(With inputs from ANI)


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