There is an immense variation in definitions of pastoralists and rangelands across regions of the world and languages. However, the estimates of area covered by rangelands vary from 18 per cent to 80 per cent of the world’s surface. This map is one way of defining and illustrating rangeland ecosystems of the world. Source: WWF (2001).
From collection: A case of benign neglect - Knowledge gaps about sustainability in pastoralism and rangelands