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Overgrazing turning parts of Mongolian Steppe into desert

ScienceDaily (September 5, 2013)

Overgrazing turning parts of Mongolian Steppe into desert

ScienceDaily (September 5, 2013)

Overgrazing by millions of sheep and goats is the primary cause of degraded land in the Mongolian Steppe, one of the largest remaining grassland ecosystems in the world, researchers say in a new report. The degraded land holds implications both for local food production and global climate.

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