Transforming Protected Area Management in China.
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.
Xu, W; Pimm, SL; Du, A; Su, Y; Fan, X; An, L; Liu, J; Ouyang, Z
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