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Ling Lin

Business Manager, FMO China

Cabot Corporation

HQ Phone:  (617) 345-0100

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Cabot Corporation

Two Seaport Lane Suite 1300

Boston, Massachusetts,02210

United States

Company Description

Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is the world's No. 1 producer of rubber and specialty grade carbon black, activated carbons, inkjet colorants a...more

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Employment History

Director

WWF China


Coordinator of Minshan Initiative Project

World Wildlife Fund


Deputy Executive Director of the Chengdu Program Office

World Wide Fund for Nature


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Ling Lin, Director of Tibetan Plateau Programme,
Email: Lling@wwfchina.org Who We Are


www.jiuzhaigou-holiday.com [cached]

Warmer and drier weather will destroy the bears' food supplies, while the 8.0-magnitude quake has shrunk their current habitat, said Ling Lin, deputy executive director of the Chengdu program office of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
The giant pandas are mainly distributed in southwestern Sichuan as well as Shaanxi and Gansu provinces in northwestern China. But the annual average temperature of the main panda habitats has increased while annual precipitation has dropped in the past 50 years, Ling told China Daily. 'Climate change will have an impact on the growth of arrow bamboo, a staple of giant pandas. They will also lose their homes as some forests shrink gradually because of the warming weather,' Ling said. Since the pandas thrive in heavily forested areas with temperatures usually below 25 C, their habitat is expected to shift northwards to areas like Gansu, Ling said. The giant panda is regarded as a 'living fossil' because its ancestors are thought to have lived in China more than eight million years ago. Its habitats once covered wide regions south of the Qinling Mountain, such as Hunan, Hubei, Shanxi, Gansu, Shaanxi, Yunnan and Guizhou provinces. But its current habitat totals 2.3 million hectares and is only 0.01 percent of its previous size, due to forest logging and invasion by human residential areas and farmland, Ling said. There are about 1,600 giant pandas in China and most are now in the wild, figures from the Third National Giant Panda Survey in 2004 showed. The Sichuan quake has also affected the giant pandas' habitat, Ling said. While no pandas were reported killed in the quake, 2.5 percent of their habitat nationwide had been damaged by landslides, lakes and debris-flow caused by the disaster, according to remote sensing and field investigations by the Sichuan wildlife resource investigation and protection station, the WWF and the ecological environment center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The damage was even more serious in areas such as those south of Minshan Mountain, where nearly 35 percent of giant pandas' habitats have been lost. 'There are only 35 giant pandas south of the Minshan Mountain now,' Ling said. 'The fragmentation of their habitat will further worsen due to large-scale infrastructure building after the earthquake. Close breeding will threaten their safety in the future,' he said. So far, 62 nature reserves covering 1.7 million hectares have been set up to protect more than 51 percent of the giant panda habitats. 'We are considering helping the government to build more corridors to link habitats with each other and set up more nature reserves north of the current main habitats, especially in Gansu province, which will be more suitable for giant pandas,' Ling said.


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Ling Lin, Director of Tibetan Plateau Programme,
Email: Lling@wwfchina.org Who We Are Where We Work


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We hope this campaign will raise awareness of the threats and challenges that wild pandas face and encourage more people to protect their homes in the wild," said Dr. Ling Lin, WWF China's Deputy Conservation Director of Operations.


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