How depopulation affects conservation | Kyle Obermann

Jul 14 , 2023 | Social Good

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China is no longer the world’s most populous country. By 2050, the number of people aged over 65 in China is expected to double. These demographic and aging trends combined with rapid urbanization are steadily driving depopulation in China’s remote, mountainous, and agrarian areas closest to wildlife. How will these changing demographics  affect the future of conservation in China?


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