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Showdown Looms Over a Biological Treasure Trove

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Science  21 Mar 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5870, pp. 1604
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5870.1604

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In impoverished Yunnan Province in southwestern China, a confrontation is brewing between economic growth and habitat preservation--and authorities are sending mixed signals about their intentions.