Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)


species catalogue; origination; evolution; biodiversity maintenance; ecosystem functioning; ecosystem services; threats to biodiversity; ecological security

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Biodiversity Conservation and Ecological Civilization


There have been rapid progresses in biodiversity science of China in recent two decades. These progresses have been achieved in six key respects: species catalogue, origination and evolution of biodiversity, biodiversity maintenance and its relationships with ecosystem functioning and services, threats to biodiversity and biodiversity's responses to global change, biodiversity and ecological security, and construction of research platforms. However, we still lack theoretical breakthrough in biodiversity science. For further progresses, we propose to: (1) translate basic biodiversity research into biodiversity conservation for sustainable utilization; (2) strengthen application of advanced technologies, including high-throughput sequencing, genomics, and remote sensing; and (3) strengthen and expand international collaborations.

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