Local perceptions of ecosystem services and protection of culturally protected forests in southeast China

@article{Gao2018LocalPO,
  title={Local perceptions of ecosystem services and protection of culturally protected forests in southeast China},
  author={Hong Gao and Yi Xiao and C.S.A. (Kris) van Koppen and Zhiyun Ouyang},
  journal={Ecosystem Health and Sustainability},
  year={2018},
  volume={4},
  pages={299 - 309}
}
  • Hong Gao, Yi Xiao, Z. Ouyang
  • Published 13 November 2018
  • Environmental Science
  • Ecosystem Health and Sustainability
ABSTRACT Introduction: Culturally protected forests (CPFs), preserved and managed by local people on the basis of traditional practices and beliefs, have social and ecological functions. Local residents’ perceptions were investigated in three types of CPFs (community forests, ancestral temple forests, and cemetery forests) in five villages in southeast China. In semi-structured interviews (232 questionnaires), residents were asked about their perceptions concerning ecosystem services and… 
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