Eco-tourism, sustainable development, and survival skills amongst the Darkhad of Northwest Mongolia
09 / 2008 - 08 / 2012
Environmentalism and sustainable development have stimulated interest in Traditional Environmental Knowledge (TEK), which the United Nations has declared part of indigenous peoples? intangible cultural heritage. Yet conservation and eco-tourism threaten TEK-dependant survival skills, particularly amongst nomads such as Mongolia?s Darkhad.