Biodiv Sci ›› 2000, Vol. 08 ›› Issue (4): 429-434.  DOI: 10.17520/biods.2000060

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The contribution of ancient Chinese to knowledge and protection of biodiversity

WANG Xun-Ling   

  1. 2 (兰州大学生命科学学院,  兰州 730000)
  • Received:2000-03-03 Revised:2000-08-05 Online:2000-11-20 Published:2000-11-20
  • Contact: WANG Xun-Ling

Abstract: The ancient Chinese have understood species diversity , ecological diversity and genetic diversity in their long- term labor practice and investigations. Theknowledge was recorded in a great number of historical documents. They have made great contributions to biodiversity protection through developing agriculture and animal husbandry , rational utilizing biological resources , and building various reserves and gardens.

Key words: nature reserve, management of functional protection subzones, remote sense, change detection