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Chatty and Colchester - Chapter 30

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Buy and Download Description The central highlands of Sardinia is the scene of a brewing conflict between local pastoralism and the international conservation movement. The shepherds, who spend much of their lives herding their animals in the unsettled, rocky plateaux that separate their densely built communities, see the establishment of the Gennargentu National Park as the end of local autonomy, the end of their livelihood, the end of their traditional way of life. Although the villages will remain within the park boundaries, the flocks that wander these highlands will not. On the other side of the conflict are the politicians, forest rangers and environmentalists, outsiders who see these highlands not as home and pasture but as pristine yet threatened nature, not as local resources but as the patrimony of the earth, for the world. The local herders look at these lands and see millions of sheep and goats supporting thousands of families like their own; the eyes of the outsiders focus on the now rare Sardinian mountain goat. The central highlands of Sardinia is the scene of a brewing conflict between local pastoralism and the international conservation movement. The shepherds, who spend much of their lives herding their animals in the unsettled, rocky plateaux that se
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