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Barriers to Migration. Case Study in Mongolia
Analyzing the Effects of Infrastructure on Migratory Terrestrial Mammals in Mongolia Large infrastructure projects such as roads, railways, mining sites, pipelines and fences can have detrimental effects on migratory gazelles, Wild Asses and Saiga Antelopes, causing not only habitat fragmentation but also direct mortality. This is the result of a recent study from WWF Mongolia, which analyses the barrier effect of infrastructure development in Mongolia on migratory ungulates. CMS has identified barriers to migration as a key priority for the conservation of migratory species. In Central Asia
Convention on Migratory Species