The National Park System China. Water Towns
CONVERSATIONS | April 20. 9:30pm (live in EST at 9:30 am).
The National Park System China. Talk and Conversation with Professor Binbin Li.
Binbin Li is the Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences of the Environmental Research Center at Duke Kunshan University. She holds a secondary appointment with Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. Her research focuses on the loss of biodiversity, endangered and endemic species conservation such as giant pandas, priority setting and management of protected areas, and promotion of innovative technology, markets, and policies to solve conservation problems and local community development. Dr. Li got her Ph.D. in Environment from Duke University (2017), M.S in Natural Resources and Environment from the University of Michigan (2012). and B.S in Life Sciences with a dual degree in Economics from Peking University (2010).
Dr. Li's work covers the identification of conservation priorities and national parks in China, impacts of One Belt One Road on biodiversity, giant panda conservation, and management via Footprint Identification Technique (FIT), impacts of oil palm and rubber plantations on biodiversity in Southeast Asia, the influence of national environmental policies on human-wildlife conflicts, and behavioral study of endemic species.