Finding Safe Passage through a Wave of Extinctions: Israel's Endangered Mountain Gazelle

  title={Finding Safe Passage through a Wave of Extinctions: Israel's Endangered Mountain Gazelle},
  author={Rachelle Adam},
  journal={Journal of International Wildlife Law \& Policy},
  pages={136 - 158}
  • Rachelle Adam
  • Published 2 April 2016
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy
In 2008, the Supreme Court of Israel overturned a decision by the country’s highest planning authority to approve the development of 2,000 housing units on Mitspeh Neftoah,1 one of Jerusalem’s few remaining natural areas.2 The six petitioners were from a neighboring suburb: five of them were Homo sapiens and the sixth was the Gazella gazella gazella (G.g.gazella) (see Figure 1),3 Israel’s mountain gazelle and one of the country’s most iconic species. Although the range of the gazelle was once… 
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