Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Reindeer Herds in Taiga Facing 'Unprecedent Challenges'

Urgent Action Needed to Support Unique Environment and Culture of Mongolia’s Reindeer Herders

Mongolia’s reindeer herders and their forest homeland are facing unprecedented challenges from unregulated mining, logging, water pollution, climate change and some tourism practices, according to a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

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