Mongolia

The King of the Gobi – Wild Camel Needs your Support for Conservation

WCPF urgently needs funds for the establishment of a second wild camel breeding centre as the breeding centre at Zakhyn Us in Mongolia has reached its capacity of 30 wild camels. It was started in 2004 with just eight wild camels and now has 35 even though 8 have been released into their natural habitat. In addition, 5 new wild camel calves were born this year and all are thriving.

The Camel Milk Story from the Gobi Desert Mongolia

The Gobi desert of Mongolia is one of the harshest ecosystem on the earth. The nature had gifted the region with unique herbivores, the Bactrian camel. The Bactrian camel is highly adapted to the harshest climatic conditions and provides livelihood to the dwellers of the region. Not only good for people but also helps in spreading of the Saxaul flora in the desert, providing a unique ecosystem service. In this article you can read about the role of Bactrian camel in Mongolia, its importance in culture and heritage, livelihood, food security, breeding season, milk production potential and other important aspects.

The future of Mongolian nomadic lifestyle under debate! Same situation of other nomadic societies in the world

The report is self explainatory. The situation of other Nomadic societis is almost the same. Listen and download: Dr Caroline Upton talks on the issues facing Mongolian nomadic herdershttp://soundcloud.com/university-of-leicester/the-future-of-mongolian/s-aYEoy  Geographers from the University of Leicester are involved in research on pastoralism, environment and livelihoods at a critical juncture in decision making over the future of …

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Resilience of Native livestock to climate change in the context of Mongolia

A friend through DAD-Net email list commented on the pastoral livestock of Mongolia in the context of climate change. “Scientists of many countries agree that more than 60% of natural disasters occurred worldwide are associated with global climatic change. The air temperature around the surface of earth increased by 1.50C in the last 50 years …

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