Sedentarization of Tibetan Nomads

@article{Lu2009SedentarizationOT,
  title={Sedentarization of Tibetan Nomads},
  author={Tao Lu and Ning Wu and Peng Luo},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={23}
}
  • T. Lu, N. Wu, P. Luo
  • Published 1 October 2009
  • Environmental Science
  • Conservation Biology
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