International Seminar on “Silk Road and the Crane Culture” Held Successfully


On November 30, the “Silk Road and the Crane Culture” international seminar jointly organized by the Shanghai Natural History Museum and the School of Ecology and Nature Conservation, Beijing Forestry University was held at the Shanghai Natural History Museum (Branch of Shanghai Science and Technology Museum). Experts in ecology and ornithology, and managers of nature reserves from countries along the “Belt and Road,” as well as experts, scholars and relevant personnel in charge of conservation and management from the East China Normal University, Fudan University, Department of Wildlife Protection of Shanghai Landscaping & City Appearance Administrative Bureau, Shanghai Wildlife Conservation Management Station, Chongming Dongtan National Nature Reserve, Shanghai Jiuduansha Wetland National Nature Reserve, etc. were invited to attend the seminar. The attendees conducted academic exchanges around the theme “Crane Migration on the Silk Road and Transmission of Chinese Crane Culture.” This seminar discussed the overlap between the crane migration routes and the Silk Road, focusing on promoting the spread of the Chinese crane culture in the regions along the “Belt and Road.”