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Science Advances  09 Sep 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 37, eabc3436
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abc3436

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  • Received for publication April 30, 2020
  • Accepted for publication July 27, 2020
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  1. Rui Yang1,2,*,,
  2. Yue Cao1,2,*,
  3. Shuyu Hou1,2,
  4. Qinyi Peng1,2,
  5. Xiaoshan Wang1,2,
  6. Fangyi Wang1,2,
  7. Tz-Hsuan Tseng1,2,
  8. Le Yu3,4,
  9. Steve Carver5,
  10. Ian Convery6,
  11. Zhicong Zhao1,2,
  12. Xiaoli Shen7,
  13. Sheng Li8,
  14. Yaomin Zheng9,
  15. Han Liu3,4,
  16. Peng Gong1,3,4, and
  17. Keping Ma7,
  1. 1Institute for National Parks, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
  2. 2Department of Landscape Architecture, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
  3. 3Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Earth System Modeling, Department of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
  4. 4Ministry of Education Ecological Field Station for East Asian Migratory Birds, Beijing 100084, China.
  5. 5Wildland Research Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.
  6. 6Centre for National Parks and Protected Areas, University of Cumbria, Cumbria, UK.
  7. 7Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
  8. 8School of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China.
  9. 9State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science, Aerospace Information Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: yrui{at} (R.Y.); penggong{at} (P.G.); kpma{at} (K.M.)
  • * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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