Cormorant Fishing in Southwestern China: A Traditional Fishery Under Siege*

  title={Cormorant Fishing in Southwestern China: A Traditional Fishery Under Siege*},
  author={Maya Manzi and Oliver T. Coomes},
  journal={Geographical Review},
  pages={597 - 603}
An important legacy of China's historical isolation is the persistence of traditional practices in the use of natural resources. The Cultural Revolution and, more recently, dramatic economic growth and structural change as China integrates into world markets have brought about marked changes in how rural people make their living and relate to their environment. We report, in this note, on the imminent demise of the traditional cormorant fishery in Lake Erhai, one of country's largest highland… 
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Interview with Maya Manzi
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Er Hai ke chi xu fa zhang Xing dong (Sustainable Development in Er Hai). Department of Environmental Protection, Urbanism, and Rural Development
  • Da Li huan bao (Journal)
  • 1999
Cormorant Fishing in Southwest China: A Traditional Fishery under Siege
  • B.A.
  • 2001
People's Repuhlic of China
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 2000