Tag: Kenya grassland

Strike of the Dzud: How Conservation Can Help Mongolia’s Herders

Written by | April 19th, 2010

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50% of all Mongolia’s livestock could be dead by spring — victims of a drought-freeze punch known as a dzud. How could grassland conservation help herders cope with such climate-change intensified phenomena?

Insurance. Grasslands. What Could They Have in Common?

Written by | April 15th, 2010

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An insurance scheme in northern Kenya protects traditional herders there against drought. But including grassbanks might make it even better, says the Conservancy’s Eddie Game.

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