In the Monolian steppe, almost 50 million sheep and goats graze the grass to its roots. A new system is aimed at managing use sustainably so vegetation has time to recover.
They are sisters at heart: Mongolian Saranzul Bazarvaani and German Kathleen Hager teamed up to create their own woolwear label in a Prenzlauer Berg showroom, using the finest cashmere from the Mongolian steppe.
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.
Often overlooked as critical carbon sinks, peatlands store at least twice as much carbon as forests. After years of degredation, Scotland has increased its ambition in restoring these important areas.
The Himalayan Gaddi community of pastoralists has long lived from the land. But with rising temperatures pushing them higher up into mountains in search of grazing pastures, their way of life is under threat.
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