International Crane Foundation

 

East Asia Program Publications

The following is a listing of key publications related to crane conservation in East Asia available through the International Crane Foundation’s Library and other sources. To request a copy of a publication, unless otherwise noted please contact Dr. Li Fengshan, Yangtze Program and Black-necked Crane Program Leader. Visit the International Crane Foundation 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 International Crane Foundation 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).

Community Based Conservation and DevelopmentTable of Contents and Introduction.pdf

Pg 1-46.pdf

Pg 47-101.pdf

Pg 102-146.pdf

Pg. 147-217.pdf

 

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).

Community Based Conservation and DevelopmentTable of Contents and Introduction.pdf

Pg 1-50.pdf

Pg 51-100.pdf

Pg 101-147.pdf

Pg 148-189.pdf

Pg 190-254.pdf

Pg 255-308.pdf

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).

Community Based Conservation and Development SupplementTable of Contents and Introduction.pdf

Pg 1-54.pdf

Pg 55-144.pdf

Pg 145-183.pdf

Pg 184-197.pdf

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

Chapter 1 pg 1-13.pdf

Chapter 1 pg 14-43.pdf

Chapter 1 pg 44-56.pdf

Chapter 2 pg 57-75.pdf

Chapter 2 pg 76-100.pdf

Chapter 2 pg 101-131.pdf

Chapter 2 pg 132-160.pdf

Chapter 3 pg 161-176.pdf

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

Chapter 1 pg 1-19.pdf

Chapter 2 pg 20-58.pdf

Chapter 3 pg 59-111.pdf

Chapter 4 pg 112-129.pdf

Chapter 5 pg 130-147.pdf

Chapter 6 pg 148-181.pdf

Chapter 7 pg 182-201.pdf

Pg 202-219.pdf

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, accounts for all 15 crane species, and recommended conservation actions at the regional and global level. A full-text copy is available through the International Crane Foundation 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

Chapter 1 Review pg 1-26.pdf

Chapter 2 Population and Distribution pg 27-57.pdf

Chapter 2 Population and Distribution pg 58-91.pdf

Chapter 3 Ecology and Habit pg 92-117.pdf

Chapter 3 Ecology and Habit pg 118-138.pdf

Chapter 3 Ecology and Habit pp 139-166.pdf

Chapter 4 Captive Breeding and Disease Treatment pp 167-191.pdf

Chapter 4 Captive Breeding and Disease Treatment pp 192-212.pdf


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:

Phase 1 Report_English.pdf

Phase 1 Report_Chinese.pdf

Phase 2 Report:

Phase 2 Report_English.pdf

Phase 2 Report_Chinese.pdf


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 East Asia Program. You may download full-text copies of past issues through the International Crane Foundation Library.


Education Resources

The International Crane Foundation and Beijing Brooks Education Center in China have developed an environmental education 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 East Asia 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