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The following is a listing of key publications related to crane conservation in China available through ICF’s Library and other sources. To request a copy of a publication, unless otherwise noted please contact Dr. Li Fengshan, ICF China Program Coordinator. Visit the ICF Library for additional resources or for assistance with crane research.

Books and Workshop Proceedings

Harris, James T., ed. 1987. Proceedings 1987 International Crane Workshop; Qiqihar, 1-10 May 1987, Heilongjiang Province, China. Baraboo, Wis: International Crane Foundation. Includes 70 papers on cranes and wetlands in China and throughout the world. A full-text copy is available through the ICF Digital Library.

Hong Shuli, James Harris, Wang Wanying and Yu Yongqing, eds. 1999. Community-based Conservation and Development: Strategies and Practice at Caohai. China: Guizhou Nationalities Publishing House. Pp. 217 (Chinese).

Table of Contents and Introduction.pdf  (2.18 MB)

Pg 1-46.pdf (1.91 MB)

Pg 47-101.pdf (2.34 MB)

Pg 102-146.pdf (1.81 MB)

Pg 147-217.pdf (3.01 MB)

Hong Shuli, James Harris, Wang Wanying and Yu Yongqing, eds. 2000. Community-based Conservation and Development: Strategies and Practice at Caohai. China: Guizhou Nationalities Publishing House. Pp. 308 (English).

Table of Contents and Introduction.pdf (1.70 MB)

Pg 1-50.pdf (1.97 MB)

Pg 51-100.pdf (1.88 MB)

Pg 101-147.pdf (1.69 MB)

Pg 148-189.pdf (1.79 MB)

Pg 190-254.pdf (2.49 MB)

Pg 255-308.pdf (2.27 MB)

Hong Shuli, James Harris, Wang Wanying and Yu Yongqing, eds. 2001. Community-based Conservation and Development: Strategies and Practice at Caohai (supplement). China: Guizhou Nationalities Publishing House. Pp. 197 (Chinese).

Table of Contents and Introduction.pdf (806.91 KB)

Pg 1-54.pdf (2.13 MB)

Pg 55-144.pdf (3.25 MB)

Pg 145-183.pdf (1.56 MB)

Pg 184-197.pdf (811.14 KB)

 

Li Fengshan. Lu Yuxue and Liu Wen, eds. 2007. Community-based Conservation and Development: Strategies and Practice at Cao Hai (supplement 2). China: Guizhou Nationalities Publishing House. Pp. 338 (Chinese with English abstract).

Li Fengshan, Yang Xiaojun and Yang Fang, eds. 2005. Status and Conservation of Black-necked Cranes on the Yunnan and Guizhou Plateau, People’s Republic of China. Kunming: Yunnan Nationalities Publishing House. Pp. 176 (Chinese with English abstracts).

Table of Contents and Introduction.pdf (2.20 MB)

Chapter 1 pg 1-13.pdf (1007.98 KB)

Chapter 1 pg 14-43.pdf (2.66 MB)

Chapter 1 pg 44-56.pdf (1.17 MB)

Chapter 2 pg 57-75.pdf (1.42 MB)

Chapter 2 pg 76-100.pdf (2.07 MB)

Chapter 2 pg 101-131.pdf (2.37 MB)

Chapter 2 pg 132-160.pdf (2.05 MB)

Chapter 3 pg 161-176.pdf (1.21 MB)

 

 

Li Zhumei and Li Fengshan. 2005. Research on the Black-necked Crane. Shanghai: Shanghai Science and Technology Publishing House. Pp. 219 (Chines with English abstract).

Title Page and Introduction.pdf (2.97 MB)

Chapter 1 pg 1-19.pdf (922.70 KB)

Chapter 2 pg 20-58.pdf (1.86 MB)

Chapter 3 pg 59-111.pdf (2.38 MB)

Chapter 4 pg 112-129.pdf (788.07 KB)

Chapter 5 pg 130-147.pdf (756.97 KB)

Chapter 6 pg 148-181.pdf (1.53 MB)

Chapter 7 pg 182-201.pdf (1.04 MB)

Pg 202-219.pdf (666.98 KB)

Meine, C.D. and G.W. Archibald, eds. 1996. The Cranes: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.
Includes an overview of the conservation biology of cranes, species accounts for all 15 crane species, and recommended conservation actions at the regional and global level. A full-text copy is available through the ICF Digital Library.

Wang Qishan and J.T. Harris, eds. 2002. Crane Research: Status and Direction for the 21st Century, Abstracts of the International Crane Workshop. Beijing, China: China Ornithological Society, International Crane Foundation; (China Crane News vol: 6 Supplement). In Chinese and English. For a copy, contact Dr. Ding Changqing, College of Forestry, Beijing Forestry University.

Wang Qishan and Li Fengshan, eds. 2005. Crane Research in China. Kunming: Yunnan Education Publishing House.

Table of Contents and Introduction.pdf (2.82 MB)

Chapter 1 Review pg 1-26.pdf (2.15 MB)

Chapter 2 Population and Distribution pg 27-57.pdf (2.12 MB)

Chapter 2 Population and Distribution pg 58-91.pdf (3.05 MB)

Chapter 3 Ecology and Habit pg 92-117.pdf (2.31 MB)

Chapter 3 Ecology and Habit pg 118-138.pdf (2.04 MB)

Chapter 3 Ecology and Habit pp 139-166.pdf (2.61 MB)

Chapter 4 Captive Breeding and Disease Treatment pp 167-191.pdf (2.00 MB)

Chapter 4 Captive Breeding and Disease Treatment pp 192-212.pdf (2.06 MB)


Reports

Download the Phase 1 and 2 impact assessment reports developed by ICF and its partners on the effects of development projects on wintering waterbirds in the Poyang Lake Basin, Jiangxi Province.

Phase 1 Report:

icon Phase 1 Report_English.pdf
(99.61 KB)

icon Phase 1 Report_Chinese.pdf
(293.51 KB)

Phase 2 Report:

 

icon Phase 2 Report_English.pdf (2.26 MB)

icon Phase 2 Report_Chinese.pdf (2.27 MB)


Newsletters

China Crane News is the newsletter of the Chinese Crane and Waterbirds Specialist Group (CWSG). The newsletter is sponsored by the International Crane Foundation and the Cracid Breeding and Conservation Center. The bi-annual newsletter is published in Chinese and English. For a subscription or to submit articles to the China Crane News, contact Dr. Ding Changqing, College of Forestry, Beijing Forestry University.

The ICF Bugle, the quarterly newsletter of the International Crane Foundation, often features reports and updates on the ICF China Program. You may download full-text copies of past issues through the ICF Digital Library.

Education Resources

ICF and Beijing Brooks Education Center in China have developed an environmental education school curricula series for use in schools near important wetland nature reserves in China. The Chinese-language curricula are designed for elementary and middle school students. Copies of the curricula may be requested by contacting Beijing Brooks Education Center or the ICF China Program.

  • A Story of Cao Hai (Cao Hai Nature Reserve)
  • A Story by Xiao Yun, a Siberian Crane (Poyang Lake Nature Reserve)
  • Zhalong (Zhalong Nature Reserve)
  • A Place Where Huolin River Flows (Xianghai Nature Reserve)
  • Dancing with Cranes (Naoli River Nature Reserve)
  • Children of Nature (guidelines for conducting environmental education student camps)
  • Environmental Educators Handbook
  • Biology Teachers Handbook for Tianjin Local Environmental Education
  • Nature Guidebook of Momoge Nature Reserve
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