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Special Profile: Challenges and prospects for applied ecology in China.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Memmott, J. & Milner-Gulland, E. J. & Hulme, P. & Thirgood, S. & Cadotte, M.

Content type: Journal issue

This special section includes six papers entitled: (1) Price of prosperity: economic development and biological conservation in China; (2) Grazers on ...

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Grazers on the plains: challenges and prospects for large herbivores in Central Asia.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Mallon, D. P. & Jiang ZhiGang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Twelve species of large herbivores dwell on the steppes of Central Asia and the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Three of these species once occurred in vast he...

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Price of prosperity: economic development and biological conservation in China.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: He FangLiang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the past three decades China has experienced fundamental changes to its economy, which have transformed it from one of the poorest countries in the...

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Applying ecology for cave management in China and neighbouring countries.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Whitten, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Caves are arguably the hottest of the biodiversity hotspots as measured by endemism and threat, yet they receive very little attention or appropriate ...

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Galliformes - barometers of the state of applied ecology and wildlife conservation in China.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: McGowan, P. J. K. & Zhang YanYun & Zhang ZhengWang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human population pressure is placing huge demands on China's environment. In recent years, the Chinese government has established a suite of programme...

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Impact of China's Grain for Green Project on the landscape of vulnerable arid and semi-arid agricultural regions: a case study in northern Shaanxi Province.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Cao ShiXiong & Chen Li & Yu XinXiao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

China's Grain for Green Project is a rapid landscape-scale shift in ground cover and land use with significant implications for biodiversity. From 199...

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Conflicts between biodiversity conservation and development in a biosphere reserve.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Ma ZhiJun & Li Bo & Li WenJun & Han NianYong & Chen JiaKuan & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Integrating biodiversity conservation and the development of local communities is a major challenge for biosphere reserves. Their zonation (core, buff...

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