Force-feeding a Scourge Among Mauritanian Nomads
Journalists have reported an unusual scourge among the Mauritanian nomads
- the force-feeding of their girls. For to be fat is considered a sensible// ideal for brides-to-be.
Mothers cross sticks around the ankles and squeeze the ends together with rope till the girls cry out in pain.
Gujarat Seeks To Scale Down Infant Mortality Rate
... mortality is considered to be very high in the districts of Kutch, Banaskantha, Sabarkantha, the Panchmahals and Dahod, which are mainly populated by nomads
and tribes. The Government plans to spend an average Rs. 1,795 on a delivery for the families living below poverty line.
The Government would al...
Nomads in Biological News
Academy establishes Asia Center to protect the environment
...panse of grasslands, famous as the land of legendary warrior Ghengis Khan, to become drier each year, leading to poor growth of grasses needed for the nomads
livestock and declines in plant and animal species. It also has altered a way of life for many nomadic herdsmen, who are now crowding the unprepared c...
Tibetan antelope slowly recovering, WCS says
...gered than the chiru, due to hunting and hybridization with domestic yak. The group saw an increase in wild asses, too, though they are persecuted by nomads
who believe they compete with livestock for grass.
Schaller noted that some nomadic communities living in the Chang Tang region have made concer...
Nomads in Biological Technology
The Milkweed Effect: Disseminating Technology to New Regions
...ble contribution to communities distant from the technology centers.
Like a thousand small seeds blown from the milkweed pod, these new technology nomads
will set down roots and grow in regions that provide quality-of-life benefits while enabling technology professionals to remain connected to their eco...