Giant Panda Case Study

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The national treasure of China, the giant panda, is considered one of the most endangered species in the world. The habitat of the giant panda was significantly affected by the climate change, especially the global warming, which therefore increased the living difficulty of the giant panda. Hence, in order to protect the giant pandas, we need to establish more nature reserves with more understory bamboos. Understory bamboos are not only an important food source for the giant pandas but also a profitable plantation for local people. More importantly, it is an inevitable part of the Eco-forest system. Besides, we also need to do more research on the giant pandas because they are an iconic and important species, beloved by the people of China.
According to Fang, Li, Xia, Hu, and Li (2014), there are approximately 270 giant pandas live in the Qinling Mountains which is the highest population density in the China(para.2). The primary
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Because the understory bamboo is an inevitable part of the Eco-forest system. First of all, bamboo is good for erosion soil. Erosion is a major environment threat to the agriculture and becomes a worldwide problem(Zhou, Fu, Xie,Yang and Li, 2005, p.143). However, bamboos can stop this. According to Zhou, Fu, Xie,Yang and Li(2005), bamboos’ root system may produce the soil surface, and its dense foliage can protect against the rains and produce new culm from underground which prevent the soil(p.143). Second of all, bamboos is good at holding the soil. Zhou, Fu, Xie,Yang and Li(2005) believed that the massive roots of bamboos can hold the soil very well. Moreover, bamboos can also protect the riverbank and prevent landslides. Zhou, Fu, Xie,Yang and Li(2005) said that “the fibrous mass of roots binds the soft banks, and the thick culms arrest strong currents during flood

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