How the Qing court sowed the seeds of environmental protection in China
An interview with Jonathan Schlesinger, author of A World Trimmed With Fur: Wild Things, Pristine Places, and the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule, on the protected natural areas and limits on harvests "in response to environmental degradation" enacted by the rulers of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911).
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