Mysterud 2006

Mysterud, A. (2006). "The concept of overgrazing and its role in management of large herbivores." Wildlife Biology 12(2): 129-141

Aim: 
Detailed discussion of what overgrazing means under different land uses and impacts of overgrazing in conservation and production landscapes.
Type of Study: 
Review paper
Key Results: 
There are several different ways of defining overgrazing. Native and exotic herbivores can result in overgrazing. Overgrazing can lead to new stable ecosystems states and these new states may be irreversible.
Response: 
Improved knowledge of grazing effects on biodiversity.
Locations: 
Europe, North America, Africa
Full Reference: 
Mysterud, A. (2006). "The concept of overgrazing and its role in management of large herbivores." Wildlife Biology 12(2): 129-141.