Eurasian Steppes. Ecological Problems and Livelihoods in a Changing World

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Steppes form one of the largest biomes. Drastic changes in steppe ecology, land use and livelihoods came with the emergence, and again with the collapse, of communist states. Excessive ploughing and vast influx of people into the steppe zone led to a strong decline in nomadic pastoralism in the Soviet Union and China and in severely degraded steppe ecosystems. In Mongolia nomadic pastoralism persisted, but steppes degraded because of strongly increased livestock loads. After the Soviet collapse steppes regenerated on huge ...

Eurasian Steppes. Ecological Problems and Livelihoods in a Changing World 2014, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789400795792

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Eurasian Steppes: Ecological Problems and Livelihoods in a Changing World 2012, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789400738850

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