Contingent Valuation of Yangtze Finless Porpoises in Poyang by Yanyan Dong

By Yanyan Dong

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As a result, sand mining produces negative impact on the biodiversity of Poyang Lake. Water turbidity produced by sand dredging reduces light intensity and therefore also the productivity of Vallisneria spiralis (Wu et al. 2007). The tubers of Vallisneria spiralis form an important food source of the endangered Siberian cranes (Kanai et al. 2002), which winter almost exclusively in Poyang Lake (De Leeuw et al. 2009). 14 2 Background Information of Poyang Lake and Yangtze Finless Porpoises Sand mining also threats YFPs due to noise pollution, accidental entanglement, reduction in their food sources and chemical water pollution (Wang et al.

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