Dan Su's research while affiliated with University of Waterloo and other places

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This paper examines the recent evolution in the governance of protected area tourism in China. China now sees cooperation in the form of public-private partnerships occurring between authorized private tourism enterprises in various organizational forms and the public managers from specific portfolio departments of governments at different levels....


... Among various categories of PAs, the forest park network was among the first to be established and has a comparatively larger number of sites, so it is used an example to analyse the dramatic trends observed in development and nature conservation issues. China has developed many diverse PA labels that seek to marry conservation goals with the promotion of economic development within and around the PAs Su et al., 2007;Zhou & Grumbine, 2011). In fact, this emphasis on economic development distinguishes China's PA network from Western equivalents (Miller-Rushing et al., 2017). ...