What Happens When You Wall Off a River?

Trump’s wall will cut communities off from water, nature, recreational lands

On a recent Sunday, some friends and I slipped a canoe into the cool, clear water of the Rio Grande at the eastern tip of Starr County, just below Falcon Lake.

We waved to a group of young boys, laughing as they cast fishing lures into the…



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Laiken Jordahl

Laiken works with the Center for Biological Diversity to protect wildlife, ecosystems and communities throughout the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.