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Pastoralism - Research, policy and practice, Vol 1 No 1

edited by Carol Kerven, Roy Behnke

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Pastoralism is a new interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal on extensive livestock production systems throughout the world. Pastoralists rely on rangelands and livestock for their livelihoods, but exhibit different levels of mobility and market involvement, and operate under a variety of different land tenure regimes. Pastoralism seeks to influence public policy, to improve the welfare of these people and better conserve the environments in which they live. The journal aims to keep policy makers, practitioners and pastoralists communicating with scientists and researchers and aware of each other’s concerns.

Contents of this issue include:

Editorial
ROY BEHNKE AND CAROL KERVEN

Transhumance and pastoralist resilience in the Western United States
LYNN HUNTSINGER, LARRY C. FORERO and ADRIANA SULAK

Livestock mobility in arid and semi-arid Australia: escaping variability in space
RYAN ROBERT JEFF McALLISTER

Long and short-distance transhumant pastoralism in Romania: past and present drivers of change
SALLY HUBAND, DAVID I. McCRACKEN and ANNETTE MERTENS

Past, present and future of Trashumancia in Spain: nomadism in a developed country
PABLO MANZANO BAENA and RAQUEL CASAS

Transhumance in France
JEAN-PIERRE BIBER

Cattle ranching, conservation and transhumance in the Brazilian Pantanal
URBANO DE GOMES PINTO DE ABREU, CONCEPTA McMANUS and SANDRA APARACIDA SANTOS

For more information please contact the editors - carol_kerven@msn.com

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