Unwind Climate change threatens traditional way of life of Brokpa herders in Arunachal Pradesh Updated : January 15, 2020 09:32 PM IST Yak of the high Himalayas is increasingly affected by climate change, with wider economic and social ramifications for the pastoralist societies that have thrived on yak economy. As temperatures rise in the Arunachal Pradesh Himalayas, the traditional yak herders, Brokpas, are facing multiple challenges and adapting their herding practices to keep up. In addition to climate change, other disturbances like political barriers have led to inbreeding among yaks of the region. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.