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Scientists: Trump's border wall may be damaging oasis of Quitobaquito Springs in Organ Pipe Cactus

Quitobaquito Springs long has shimmered as a small but vital oasis in the southwestern corner of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Arizona. This small pool surrounded by the prickly Sonoran Desert landscape has been drawing thirsty travelers for centuries, and no doubt has many stories to tell.


The latest story is that construction of the border wall between the United States and Mexico might be doing considerable harm to the springs, which could be on the doorstep of ecological collapse because of the construction.


https://www.nationalparkstraveler.org/2020/08/concerns-voiced-border-wall-construction-damaging-quitobaquito-springs-organ-pipe

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