This article describes a month-long journey through Rajasthan’s Thar Desert to document the drastic decline in camel numbers there. By Ilse Köhler-Rollefson of the League for Pastoral Peoples and Hanwant Singh Rathore of Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan.
Down To Earth, 31 May 2005
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Rajasthan’s camel population has reduced dramatically during the last ten years. The Pali, Rajasthan-based non-governmental organisation Lokhit-Pashu-Palak Sansthan undertook a month-long tour to investigate the situation.