GROUPE DE COMMISSION DE L'UICN

IUCN CEM Holarctic Steppes Specialist Group

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Vue d'ensemble et description

Description:
The grasslands of the Northern Hemisphere form one of the largest terrestrial biomes. Spread over plains and mountains, they provide habitat for many plants and animals, and support key ecosystem ...
The grasslands of the Northern Hemisphere form one of the largest terrestrial biomes. Spread over plains and mountains, they provide habitat for many plants and animals, and support key ecosystem services, including carbon sequestration and water retention. Given their high habitat loss to protection ratio, temperate grasslands are one of the most threatened biomes worldwide. The Holarctic Steppes Specialist Group aims to promote sustainable use, conservation, and restoration of steppe ecosystems through knowledge transfer, increasing awareness, and facilitating networking among experts.

Leadership de groupe

Dr Viktoria WAGNER

Lead

Prof Karsten WESCHE

Co-Lead

En bref

Nom officiel :
IUCN CEM Holarctic Steppes Specialist Group