Posts Tagged "conservation social work"

Conservation Social Work: A Focus on Rural China

Woman carrying harvested bambooPhoto by Irina Rasner Interviews were conducted by the Chinese student volunteers to gain better understanding of how the local people in Laojunshan (and later in Mabian) are reliant on clearing bamboo for economic necessity. The information gained in these interviews intended to assess the awareness of the ...

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Conservation Education in Rural Sichuan: The Road to Conservation Social Work is Not Paved—but Filled with Good Interventions

(Apologies for the cheesy title) It’s been an exciting 9 days, having just returned from traveling in 2 rural counties in Sichuan province. On the 5th of July I set out with Professor Sarah Bexell, another staff member from the Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding’s Conservation Education Department, and ...

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