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Contact: Thomas Hilker
Oregon State University

Overgrazing in Mongolia

Caption: Growing populations of sheep and goats has led to serious degradation of the Mongolian Steppe grasslands. Exposed soils and lack of mature grass show land that is transitioning to desert.

Credit: (Photo courtesy of Oregon State University)

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