Mongolia: Herders Caught Between Cashmere and Climate Change
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Mongolia: Herders Caught Between Cashmere and Climate Change

Ulaanbaatar : Mongolia | Jun 06, 2012 at 11:56 AM PDT
Source: Eurasianet
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Batogoo Dorj is a nomad in southern Mongolia's Bayankhongor Region who makes his living raising cashmere goats. Each spring, Dorj can shear about 300 grams of the valuable, downy wool from each of his 350 goats. Those voracious and sharp-hoofed animals are contributing to the desertification and... FULL ARTICLE AT Eurasianet
 
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