One giant steppe; one giant leap

Over a decade of research, advocacy, and international collaboration was rewarded in July with the designation of a new World Heritage Site: the globally important, but little known, Landscapes of Dauria, stretching across the Russia-Mongolia border. A landscape of diverse ecosystems, ranging from wetlands and floodplains to grasslands and pine forests, the Daurian steppe covers … Continue reading One giant steppe; one giant leap