Transforming Protected Area Management in China.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We discuss institutional reforms to China's protected area management. Currently (as elsewhere), protected areas suffer fragmented management, lack of a comprehensive classification, inadequate coverage of biodiversity and ecosystem services, and divided, inconsistent legislation. We recommend establishing a new system of protected area management that can address past difficulties by using ongoing institutional reforms as unprecedented opportunities.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Xu, W; Pimm, SL; Du, A; Su, Y; Fan, X; An, L; Liu, J; Ouyang, Z

Published Date

  • September 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 34 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 762 - 766

PubMed ID

  • 31301875

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1872-8383

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0169-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.tree.2019.05.009


  • eng