Environmental protection & community development in the Tibetan Plateau region of China

青藏高原地区环境保护与社区发展

                 

 

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Protected Areas (PAs) of the Tibetan Plateau region

According to the China Species Information System, 10 Nature Reserves have been established in Qinghai Province:

Kekexili | Mengda | Qinghaihu niaodao (Qinghai Lake Bird Island) | Longbao | Sanjiangyuan | Baokushui yuanlin | Dongxiashui yuanlin | Chaidamusuo suolin | Kelukehu-tuo suohu | Geermuhu yanglin

 

According to the China Species Information System, 24 Nature Reserves have been established in Tibet Autonomous Region (Xizang):

Mangkang | Jiangcun | Zhangmu kouan | Dongjiu | Bajie | Gangxiang | Pengbo heijinghe | Zhumulangmafeng (Mt Everest) | Qiangtang | Shenzha | Motuo | Ximalaya (Himalaya) | Jianglianghe jizhoubian diqu heijinghe | Leiwuqi (Riwoche) | Chayuci bagou | Selincuo heijinghe | A'langsi bubai chunlu | Yaluzangbu daxiagu (Yarlung Tsangpo Gorge) | Yaluzangbujiang zhongyouhegu heijinghe | Lalu shidi | Namucuo | Rikaze yanrong | Dagejiapen quanqun | Zhadatulin

 

Further description of 18 Nature Reserves in Tibet Autonomous Region

 

World Database on Protected Areas: China

The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) provides the most comprehensive dataset on protected areas worldwide and is managed by UNEP-WCMC in partnership with the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and the World Database on Protected Areas Consortium. The WDPA is a fully relational database containing information on the status, environment and management of individual protected areas. For full list of protected areas, click here.

 

Protected Areas in (and adjoining) the Tibetan Plateau region of China

There are numerous protected areas (e.g., nature reserves) that cover an extensive area of the Tibet Plateau. Now over 800,000 km2 of the Tibetan Plateau region has protected status. Download a map and list of the protected areas in the Tibetan Plateau region here.

 

Nature Reserves - additional information

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Kekexili | more information in Chinese

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Qinghai Lake Bird Island (Ramsar) | Ramsar sites in China (or database)

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Longbao (UNEP/WCMC) | other protected areas in China (UNEP/WCMC)

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Sanjiangyuan (UNEP/WCMC) | Sanjiangyuan, important wetland of the world

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Zhumlangmafeng / Mt Everest | other "national parks" in China

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Qiangtang / Changtang | nomadic pastoralism in the Changtang

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Leiwuqi / Riwoqe | Mountains of Southwest China (biodiversity hotspot)

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Yalungzangbu Daxiagu (Yarlung Tsangpo Gorges) | Canyonlands of Tibet

 

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