High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas : Special Publication On the occasion of ICIMOD’s 30th anniversary (2013)
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The interfaces between high-altitude rangelands and other ecosystems in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region such as forests, wetlands, and agricultural land are suffering from degradation, desertification, and soil erosion, which are further aggravated by climatic and anthropogenic factors. However, more information is needed on the ecological role of high-altitude rangelands and their interfaces as a basis for developing and implementing plans for conservation and sustainable management of these fragile ecosystems.

This volume has been compiled as a first step in addressing this knowledge gap. It contains a collection of papers and scholarly articles by ecologists, natural resource managers, and other professionals working on the high-altitude rangelands of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region.

ISBN: 9789291152919 (printed)
Language: English
Pages: 202 p.
Note: Read book review High-Altitude Published in Rangelands and Their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas by Henri Rueff published in Mountain Research and Development 34(3):305-306. 2014 at http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1659/mrd.mm141
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