Mongolia at Crossroads

Global market pressures and climate change are endangering the traditional life of Mongolian nomads

The lives of Mongolia’s nomadic people, who make up about a third of this landlocked country’s small population of 3 million, has been shaped by climate for over millennia. These pastoral herders, who live on the country’s vast steppes, grazing their livestock on the lush grasslands in summer and living off their meat and milk during the long, cold winters, have developed an intricate taboo-system that helps them remain in…

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Ono Mergen

Ono Mergen

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Environmental scientist. Rethinking culture, future, equality, science, and the climate emergency. 🌍 Sustainability, Branding 📧 For projects: ono@onoceans.com