Part Two: Ecology
(296 words)

This part of the yearbook discusses major events that have occurred or are likely to occur in China's ecological development.

The article entitled “Are Fences and Grazing Bans the Best Tools for Controlling Desertification?” raises questions about an enormous project. According to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, twenty years of this policy has yielded less than satisfactory results. Well-managed herding can actually help grasslands; bovines, camels, and other large, grass-eating animals have long been part …

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“Part Two: Ecology”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 18 December 2017 <>

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