Modeling the Choice to Switch from Fuelwood to Electricity Implications for Giant Panda Habitat Conservation
Published on May 21, 2002
We used stated preference data obtained from in-person interviews to estimate a random utility model of the choice of adopting electricity for cooking and heating.
Published on May 23, 2012
Debate about the substitutability of manufactured, natural, human, and social capital is at the heart of sustainability theory
Temporal changes in giant panda habitat connectivity across boundaries of Wolong Nature Reserve, China
Published on June 1, 2007
This study analyzed the changes in habitat for the giant panda inside Wolong Nature Reserve, Sichuan, China, and in a 3-km buffer area outside its boundaries, through a time series of classified satellite imagery and field observations.
Published on July 14, 2009
Taking a look at "PNAS".
Published on October 19, 2018
China has emerged as a global economic powerhouse after four decades of unprecedented growth
Published on July 30, 2012
Our results suggest that more participation in pro-environmental behaviors may be expected as rapid economic development increases public exposure to environmental harm in urban China.
Published on January 12, 2015
The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is a global conservation icon, but its habitat selection patterns are poorly understood.
Relationship between floristic similarity and vegetated land surface phenology: Implications for the synoptic monitoring of species diversity at broad geographic regions
Published on March 23, 2012
Assessing species composition and its changes through time across broad geographic regions is time consuming and a difficult endeavor.
Published on April 7, 2009
We studied post-program land use plans for China’s Grain-to-Green Program (GTGP), one of the world’s largest ecosystem service payment programs, in Wolong Nature Reserve for giant pandas.
Human Impacts on Land Cover and Panda Habitat in Wolong Nature Reserve Linking Ecological, Socioeconomic, Demographic, and Behavioral Data
Published on January 1, 2003
We present an interdisciplinary study of human impacts on land cover and panda habitat in Wolong Nature Reserve.
Published on March 31, 2011
This study provides useful guidance for habitat monitoring through the integration of remote sensing technology and habitat modelling, which may be useful for the conservation of the giant panda and many other species.
Published on January 22, 2013
After long periods of deforestation, forest transition has occurred globally, but the causes of forest transition in different countries are highly variable.
Published on August 10, 2012
We highlight China’s water crisis and plan, and then offer recommendations.
Published on October 18, 2017
This study aimed to illustrate the strength of the distance-decay relationship in variation of climate and vegetation, and to quantify the relationship.
Published on August 6, 2013
Published on October 14, 2019
In this week’s Scientific Reports, Michigan State University researchers offer ways to take the guess work out of parameters.
Michigan State University and Nanjing Agricultural University in China finalize dual-degree agreement
Published on September 12, 2019
The Ministry of Education in China approves dual-degree program between Nanjing Agricultural University and MSU in the areas of food science and biosystems engineering.
Published on February 3, 2020
In this post, we’ll explore risk perceptions and how our opinions may not match the actual risk.
Published on January 12, 2021
Take a moment to visit the continent of Asia to learn more about their country, culture and daily way of life.
Published on June 22, 2018
Farming has always been difficult. However, through technological advances, we can plant crops, apply precise synthetic fertilizers and harvest with ease. Yet even as uncertainty over supply has been reduced, market demand is more volatile than ever.