JOURNAL OF NATURAL RESOURCES ›› 2000, Vol. 15 ›› Issue (3): 201-207.doi: 10.11849/zrzyxb.2000.03.002

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A policy study on sustainable management for China's nature reserves

HAN Nian yong   

  1. Chinese National Committee for MAB, Beijing 100864,China
  • Received:2000-04-20 Revised:2000-05-15 Online:2000-09-25 Published:2000-09-25

Abstract: Rapid development of protected areas has raised a very important question on how to manage them in an effective and sustainable manner.This is a common issue confronting policies of various governments around the world.The biosphere reserve concept provides a trajectory to the solution of this issue.Chinas nature reserves were established under conditions of huge population pressure and resources demand,and guidence by policies of rescue and protection.With this background,the problems that the responsibility in administration system is not well clarified and the nature reserve management conflicts with economic development have occurred and hindered the further development of the nature reserves.To solve the problem, a comprehensive policy reform is needed.

Key words: nature reserve, biosphere reserve, sustainable management, policy reform