A series of video trailers has been produced to support a proposal from Mongolia for an International Year of Rangelands & Pastoralists. The intent of the Year is to further awareness and understanding of the role of rangelands and pastoralists in managing the environment from a global perspective. The series, titled “Guardians of the Earth”, provide brief insights into the significance and value of rangelands pastoralism. The trailers can be accessed at www.iyrp.info