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2020
Volume: 42 Issue 7
18 Article(s)

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Coordinating village and town construction and corresponding resources and environment development: International experiences and implications for China
Lei WANG, Yuanyuan LIU, Zongyue Ren, and Wei YAN
The regional system of villages and towns is an important part of national territorial development. The construction of villages and towns is of great significance for coordinated urban and rural development and adjusting regional human-land relationship. The construction of villages and towns mainly involves housing,
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1223 (2020)
Theoretical foundations and measurement system of resource and environmental carrying capacity for village and town development
Xuejun DUAN, Yazhu WANG, JiaYu KANG, and Peiyuan BAI
With the rapid industrialization and urbanization, many villages and towns in China have experienced the phenomenon of “five problems” (non-agriculturalization of the economy, population ageing, rural settlement decay, rural environment pollution, and rural poverty), which has become a major constrain to the constructi
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1236 (2020)
Resource and environmental carrying capacity and optimal population size for village and town development: Taking Yongfeng County of Jiangxi Province as an example
Dingguo MA, Xiongzu DAI, Jinfeng YANG, and Chuansheng WANG
The research of resources and environmental carrying capacity is an important basic work in China’s national land use planning and rural revitalization planning. Current research on resources and environmental carrying capacity remains at large regional scale, and the evaluation of carrying capacity for villages and to
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1249 (2020)
Spatial differentiation and influencing factors of resource and environmental carrying capacity in main agricultural production areas: Taking Linze County of Gansu Province as an example
Jing HUANG, Dongqian XUE, and Lanhai DAI
Under the premise of ensuring the security of national agricultural product supply, the main agricultural production areas in China need moderate development and necessary village and town construction activities, and the resources and environment carrying capacity provides good support for their sustainable developmen
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1262 (2020)
Mechanism and typical patterns of rural ecological industrialization in the Loess Hilly-Gully region of China
Xuanchang ZHANG, Yansui LIU, Yurui LI, Yuanzhi GUO, and Zhi CAO
Rural ecological industrialization is an important approach to promote the healthy interaction of ecological construction and industrial development, which could advance the sustainable development of regional rural systems in the new era. China’ Loess Hilly-Gully region is a typical geomorphic unit of the Loess Platea
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1275 (2020)
The roles of knowledge and community in rural ecological transformation: A case study of Chenzhuang Village, Jurong City, Jiangsu Province
Jin YANG, Wen CHEN, Liuqing YANG, and Pei GENG
Rural ecological transformation aims at realizing the economic values of ecological resources while protecting resources and the environment, so as to achieve the win-win situation of ecological environment protection and economic development. This article reviewed different paths of rural restructuring and their negat
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1285 (2020)
Obstacles and paths for local implantation of rural ecological innovation technologies: A case of implementing natural agricultural technology in Chenzhuang Village
Pei GENG, Wen CHEN, Jin YANG, and Liuqing YANG
The implantation of rural ecological innovation technology plays an important role in promoting the sustainable development of rural areas in China and realizing rural revitalization. This article drew on the innovation system theory, took Chenzhuang natural agricultural technology implantation in Jurong City, Jiangsu
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1298 (2020)
Spatiotemporal change of rural settlement land in the Loess Plateau and influencing factors
Kaiyue YANG, Yongyong SONG, and Dongqian XUE
Examining the change of rural settlement land scale and its influencing factors is of great theoretical and practical significance for optimizing the spatial pattern of rural settlements and implementing the national strategy of rural revitalization. In this study, the spatial distribution and scale of rural settlement
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1311 (2020)
Spatial analysis of the potential of deep-sea aquaculture in China
Juan HOU, Weifeng ZHOU, Lumin WANG, Wei FAN, and Zuohui YUAN
Expanding the new space for marine aquaculture and carrying out deep-sea aquaculture is of great significance for the improvement of China’s offshore ecological environment, the guarantee of food security, the effective use of marine resources, and marine sovereignty. In this study, 180 mariculture species (120 species
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1325 (2020)
Uncertainty bias and its correction in contingent valuation method: A case study of marine biodiversity valuation in Pingtan County
Jingmei LI, Jingzhu SHAN, Yuncheng DENG, and Handuo XU
When responding to contingent valuation method (CVM) valuation questions, some respondents may show uncertainty in their willingness to pay (WTP) because of the lack of cognition of the goods to be estimated, which will cause uncertainty bias. This study took the valuation of marine biodiversity in Pingtan County, Fuji
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1338 (2020)
Impact of different environmental regulatory tools on technological innovation of Chinese industrial enterprises above designated size
Hang XIONG, Zheng JING, and Jintao ZHAN
Exploring the impact of different environmental regulatory tools on technological innovation and path selection of enterprises is of great significance for China. Based on the panel data of industrial enterprises above the designated scale in 30 provinces from 2013 to 2017, this study divided technological innovation i
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1348 (2020)
Property rights change and management organization of timberland investment in European and North American countries
Nan ZHANG, and Hongqiang YANG
Timberland is an important alternative investment class selected by international investors. Timberland ownership structure and its associated management modes are important to timberland investment and portfolio performance. We reviewed the evolvement of timberland property rights and structure in typical European and
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1361 (2020)
The logics, paths, and effects of public participation in environmental management
Jin GUO, and Yingzhi XU
As an essential stakeholder of environmental resource, the public has become the third force that assists in promoting environmental governance together with local governments and polluting enterprises. Considering the advantages of public participation in solving the problem of information asymmetry and improving the
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1372 (2020)
Coupling relationship between urban-rural coordinated development and rural poverty governance
Bosheng ZHANG, and Zisheng YANG
On the basis of theoretical analysis, this study empirically analyzed the spatial-temporal characteristics of the coupling relationship of urban-rural coordinated development and rural poverty governance in China by using national time series data and provincial cross-sectional data. The results show that: (1) From 200
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1384 (2020)
Distance effect on the willingness of rural residents to participate in watershed ecological restoration: Evidence from the Shiyang River Basin
Tao XU, Qi Ni, Dan Qiao, Liuyang YAO, and Minjuan ZHAO
Defining the distance effect of rural residents’ willingness to participate in watershed ecological restoration is an important prerequisite for improving the accuracy of restoration benefits evaluation and fully understanding public demands. Taking 390 rural residents in the Shiyang River Basin as the research object
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1395 (2020)
Path analysis of farming household differentiation on the diversification of farmland function supply
Yuhong SHAN, and Linna WANG
Under the background of socialized small-scale farming operation, the complexity of farming households’ willingness and behavior directly affects the diversity of farmland function supply. By summarizing the behavioral characteristics of socialized small-scale farmers and taking farming households’ response to the dema
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1405 (2020)
Effect of production factors on urban land use efficiency: Based on the provincial data of different development stages
Wenxi ZHANG, Jinlang ZOU, and Qun WU
Urban land use efficiency is an important factor affecting the process of urbanization. Improving urban land use efficiency is of great significance for promoting coordinated regional development. However, how to differentially improve urban land use efficiency of different regions remains to be studied. Based on the t
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1416 (2020)
Reconstruction of cropland spatial patterns of the Manas River Basin of Xinjiang in the late Qing and Republican period
Li ZHANG, and Jianjie LIU
Many studies have shown that land use and land cover change (LUCC) has played a key role in regional and global environmental change. It is important to have a historical LUCC database, especially high-resolution land cover database, to simulate the influence of LUCC on the climate and ecosystem. There exist several im
  • Publication Date: Jul. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 7 1428 (2020)