Mongolia’s most important resource is its seemingly endless pasturage, but now its ability to recover from too much grazing has become a real problem. A new system is aimed at managing use sustainably so vegetation has time to recover.
Mongolian herders are being advised to let the grass grow under the feet of their hungry animals, which are having a devastating impact on the land.
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Harsh winters and dry summers are threatening the livelihoods of Mongolia's nomadic herders. Some are banding together to safeguard their herds - and communities - from the extreme conditions.
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