Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018, Page: 16-22
Reviewing Establishment of Legal System for Geoparks in China
Kun Xiao, School of Foreign Languages, Hubei University of Arts and Science, Xiangyang, China; Laboratory of Human System Science, Department of Regional Geography, Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Ullah Wahid, Laboratory of Human System Science, Department of Regional Geography, Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Nupur Momotaz, Laboratory of Human System Science, Department of Regional Geography, Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Takaaki Nihei, Laboratory of Human System Science, Department of Regional Geography, Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Received: Apr. 5, 2018;       Accepted: May 2, 2018;       Published: May 22, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.larp.20180301.13      View  657      Downloads  31
Abstract
This article is analyzing the current legal issue concerning Geoparks in China and its potential future development. The purpose of this research is to clarify the background of the establishment of Geoparks in China considering its outcome and problems associated with it. For this purpose, a comprehensive literature study was performed to understand current Chinese system of Geoparks. This study reviews current law, accreditation needed and institutions involved in Geoparks management in China. In addition, problems associated with sustainable management of Geoparks were identified and solutions for overcoming such hurdles are also part of the study.
Keywords
China, Geopark, Certification System, Sustainable Development, Conservation, Establishment Process
To cite this article
Kun Xiao, Ullah Wahid, Nupur Momotaz, Takaaki Nihei, Reviewing Establishment of Legal System for Geoparks in China, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018, pp. 16-22. doi: 10.11648/j.larp.20180301.13
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