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.
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.
With cutting-edge reproductive technology offering hope for the "functionally extinct" northern white rhino, can resurrection science right past wrongs — or is it a distraction from protecting the animals we have left?
The beauty of nature often inspires art. In Zambia, one painter tells DW how the degradation of forests in the southern African country compels him to pick up his brush to preserve a visual record.
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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