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Bamboo for Climate-smart Landscapes in Chishui, Guizhou Province

Technical Reports
Bamboo for Climate-smart Landscapes in Chishui, Guizhou Province

Author:

Liu Guanglu

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2015

Pages:

20

Keywords:

climate change, China, Guizhou, bamboo, mitigation, adaptation

This report presents the first study into the vulnerability and resilience of bamboo forest ecosystems to climate change in China. Climate change is causing significant changes to eco-systems, socio economics and human health. Chishui, one of the famous hometowns of bamboo in China, is located in a transition area between the Yungui Plateau and the Sichuan Basin in the upper reaches of the Yangtse basin. Research has shown that Chuishui’s ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to environmental changes that are likely to be amplified by the effects of climate change. How to adapt to the climate change, especially warming trends? Does the system have enough resilience?

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