Rangeland degradation on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau: A review of the evidence of its magnitude and causes

@inproceedings{Harris2010RangelandDO,
  title={Rangeland degradation on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau: A review of the evidence of its magnitude and causes},
  author={Richard Bruce Harris},
  year={2010}
}
Rangelands of the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau (QTP), although sparsely populated and contributing little to China’s overall economy, play an important environmental role throughout Asia. They contain high biodiversity values and can also potentially provide China with a source of cultural and geographic variety in the future. Chinese government reports paint a gloomy picture, considering vast portions of the QTP degraded and blaming irrational overstocking of livestock as the principal culprit… CONTINUE READING
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