How Trump’s Border Wall Will Harm Fish & Wildlife

CENTRAL AMERICA MIGRANT CARAVAN
A tree grows next to a fence that divides Mexico and the US, in Tijuana, Mexico, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. Migrants camped in Tijuana after traveling in a caravan to reach the U.S are weighing their options after a U.S. court blocked President Donald Trump's asylum ban for illegal border crossers. Rodrigo Abd / AP Photo
CENTRAL AMERICA MIGRANT CARAVAN
A tree grows next to a fence that divides Mexico and the US, in Tijuana, Mexico, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. Migrants camped in Tijuana after traveling in a caravan to reach the U.S are weighing their options after a U.S. court blocked President Donald Trump's asylum ban for illegal border crossers. Rodrigo Abd / AP Photo

How Trump’s Border Wall Will Harm Fish & Wildlife

With the announcement of his southern Border wall, President Donald Trump plans to roll back environmental protection laws, such as the Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and the Clean Air Act. This proposed Border Wall will have grave consequences on the ecology, waterways, agriculture, local economies, and will have a devastating consequence on wild life, according the president and CEO of Defenders of Wildlife, Jamie Rappaport Clark. She served as director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service during the Clinton Administration