Currently, our team mainly concentrates on two fields of research:
1) Documentation and Modeling the status of endangered species in recent climate change Scenario
The focus of this field is to study endangered species, including leopard, lynx, sable, otter, pangolin and grouse etc. These studies are mainly based on historical documents (published and unpublished), interview investigation and field survey of the target species. Modeling of the species combined with the climate change data. The aim and objectives of these researches are; Development of the past and current distribution maps and prediction of future distribution trend in China.
2) Development of conservation strategies and policies
These researches mainly focus on the conservation planning, policies and regulations including the priority conservation planning of endangered species, the function partition and boundary determination of protected area (national parks, nature reserves), and comparative study of protected area on policies, regulations and standards at national and international level looking into the protection of the species
Our team needs new force, the Chinese government will provide a scholarship. The basic requirements for students are: interested in conservation biology, can work in the wild, good knowledge of the GIS, and have excellent writing and speaking skills of English language (native speakers are preferred). Interested students in nature, wildlife and Chinese culture can view details