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Herding livestock could prevent desertification

By Hicbd
Fri Mar 8 2013 3:46 pm

"Keeping cattle more densely packed on smaller plots of land and moving them frequently keeps them from exhausting the supply of living plants, turns scattered droppings into a full blanket of high-quality fertilizer, and keeps the repeated trod of untold tons from packing down the dirt." This "holistic grazing" could conserve grassland ecosystems.

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http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/03/06/how-cows-could-repair-the-world-allan-savory-at-ted/
http://blog.nature.org/conservancy/2011/12/22/nature-brains-conserving-grasslands-can-help-millions-of-people/

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Environment Global Warming Conservation Carbon Emissions Wildlife Conservation

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