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Southern Chitral , including the Chitral Gol , does have forest , stands of spruce and fir and evergreen oak , but somehow the trees have the stark look usually associated with desert or arctic wastes . One's main impression is of ...
Although markhor ate a variety of plants , including a sourdock and the foliage of Pistacia trees , their main food was the leathery leaves of evergreen oak . With a fat content of 4 percent and a protein content of 9 percent , these ...
Having finally realized the misery which total deforestation ultimately brings to the lives of hill people , villagers began a Gandhian movement to save their trees . Called Chipko Andolan , literally “ movement to embrace ...
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
Mountains in the Desert
Journey to Crystal Mountain
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