Animal movement corridors help species find resources and mates by connecting the natural environments. They’re also crucial to adapt and migrate during natural disasters such as flooding and wildfires.
Image: Due North
Natuurbrug Zanderij Cralio, Netherlands
Image: Atlas Obscura
Completed in 2006, the longest man-made corridor in Netherlands is an overpass that is 50m wide and over 800m long.
Christmas Island National Park, Australia
Image: Parks Australia
The annual migration route of millions of crabs on Christmas Island crosses roads, golf courses, and beaches.
Eco-Link @BKE, Singapore
Image: The Finder Singapore
62m long bridge connecting the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and Central Catchment Nature Reserve, earlier separated by the expressway built in 1986.
Kallhäll Nature Bridge, Stockholm
Image: Railway Technology
A 63m ‘landscape’ bridge Stretching over 10 km provides a corridor for wildlife to safely pass over the tracks in suburban Stockholm.
Madaraka Express railway, Kenya
Express railway passing through some of the East African nation’s most notable national parks and reserves, including Tsavo National Park.
Mandai Wildlife Bridge, Singapore
Image: The Straits Times
The corridor joins the Central Catchment Nature Reserve which is cut through by a highway and provides safe passage for the local wildlife.
Mt. Kenya National Forest, Kenya
Image: Amusing Planet
The underpass connecting Ngare Ndare Forest/Lewa with the Mt. Kenya Forest in central Kenya was opened in 2010.