Border Wall

Center for Biological Diversity: NO BORDER WALL

“Now Donald Trump wants a wall across the entire 2,000-mile border. Trump’s wall would harm border communities, perpetuate human suffering, destroy thousands of acres of habitat and halt the cross-border migration of dozens of animal species. In fact, as revealed in the Center’s 2017 report A Wall in the Wild, 93 threatened, endangered and candidate …

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White House plans to strip disaster relief from California and Puerto Rico to build wall

White House plans to strip disaster relief from California and Puerto Rico to build wall build wall Laura Clawson Daily Kos Staff Tuesday February 12, 2019 · 7:46 AM PST What does Puerto Rico need with disaster relief, anyway? Even before congressional negotiators reached a deal that doesn’t build Donald Trump’s wall, the White House …

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Trump administration waives 28 environmental and health protections to build border wall in Texas

“Scientists, environmental advocates, and residents have all pushed back on the wall’s construction. In addition to threatening scientific research in general, many say the project will harm biodiversity and fail to account for climate change. Those who live in the area may suffer health risks with so many environmental laws suspended, in addition to seeing their …

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Butterfly Preserve on the Border Threatened by Trump’s Wall

Nothing but destruction……..immigration numbers way down… Butterfly Preserve on the Border Threatened by Trump’s Wall By Claire Harbage, NPR 01 November 18 he National Butterfly Center, a 100-acre wildlife center and botanical garden in South Texas, provides a habitat for more than 100 species of butterflies. It also sits directly in the path of the …

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