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The Ukrainian steppes in danger!
Steppes in Ukraine are typical type of vegetation for central and west part of this country. However, during recent years they become one of the most endangered types of habitat and rate of decrease of area covered by the steppes is extremely high. It has been observed that steppes which have low level of natural productivity and cannot be used for agricultural production, have been afforested on large areas. To save steps the social campaign was initiated "Protection of Ukrainian steps". If you are interested in this subject you may find more information in folder links (Conservation of steppes in the Ukraine) on our web site. Those who would like read an article "Ukrainian steppes on the edge of extinction" please download it from monthly newspaper "Wild Life" web site (