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BCGC 2011 Achievements


In operation for three years, the program has become more effective in 2011. The second special issue of BCGC will be published in Integrative Zoology in the first half of 2012, just before the 31st IUBS GA in Suzhou, China. Integrative Zoology is an SCI indexed journal with an impact factor in 2011 at 1.000.

The program organised two workshops, one symposium and an international training course, either individually or in cooperation with other organizations. These included: a training workshop on "Climate Change and Biosphere Reserves" in cooperation with the Chinese National Committee for MAB Programme and a Workshop on Wildlife–borne Diseases Control and Management in the Asia-Pacific Region in cooperation with the Bureau of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); the Department of Wildlife Conservation and Natural Reserve Management, the State Forestry Administration (SFA), China; and Wildlife Services, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Achievements:

- Conferences organised:
1) Sino-Russian Symposium on Amur Tiger Conservation;
2) International Training Course on New Trends and Methodology on Animal Ecology and Conservation Biology

- Workshops organised:
1) Workshop on Wildlife –borne Diseases Control and Management in Asia-Pacific Region;
2) Workshop on Climate Change and Biosphere Reserves

- Publications: 9 submitted papers

- Impacts on education: Wide and effective

- Relevance for the scientific community: Tactic and Strategic

- Development of partnership: Two scientists from France and two from China joined the program.

- Innovation: Designed an ecometrics approach to the study of BCGC

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