Biodiv Sci ›› 1997, Vol. 05 ›› Issue (2): 132-134.  DOI: 10.17520/biods.1997021

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Biosystematics and nature conservation

Yuan Decheng   

  1. Institute of Zoology , Academia Sinica , Beijing 100080
  • Received:1995-08-30 Revised:1996-03-05 Online:1997-05-20 Published:1997-05-20


The knowledge of biosystematics provides a foundation for nature monitoring and conservation. As the concept of nature conservation is undergoing a shift from emphasizing protecting key species or typical ecosystems towards emphasizing protecting biodiversity on the earth, biosystematics will play a more prominent role in nature conservation.