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Heathland, Demanrk

Management of heathlands

Endangered coastal heathlands may be preserved by supporting an ancient land management technique which combines grazing and burning. In Norway, a study “Old Norse Sheep in Coastal Heath” combines the development of Old Norse sheep farming into sustainable agriculture and...

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Icelandic goat

Is the Icelandic goat finally safe from extinction?

One bottleneck occurred in the years 1875-1885 when the population went down to only 62 individuals. In the year 1930 the breed reached its largest known size of almost 3000 individuals. However, this period was followed by another population bottleneck,...

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