Conservation and Research - Researchers
Fauna Conservation Department - Kadoorie Conservation China Programme
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Dr. WONG Hang Gi, Michelle

Senior Project Officer

Fauna Conservation Department - Kadoorie Conservation China Programme

Michelle is now the person-in-charge of the Hainan Eld’s Deer conservation project, leading and coordinating research on the deer’s phylogenetics, diet and nutrition, and habitat selection. She has a Ph.D. in ecology from Yunnan University in China, and spent five years working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences on modelling the impacts of climate change. She is a member of China Primatological Society.

Selected publications:

Bryant, J.V., Brulé, A., Wong, M.H.G., Hong, X., Zhou, Z., Han, W., Jeffree, T.E. & Turvey, S.T. (2016). Detection of a new Hainan Gibbon (Nomascus hainanus) group using acoustic call playback. International Journal of Primatology, 37: 534-547.

Li, R., Xu, M., Wong, M.H.G., Qiu, S., Li, X., Ehrenfeld, D. & Li, D. (2015). Climate change threatens giant panda protection in the 21st century. Biological Conservation, 182: 93-101.

Li, R., Xu, M., Wong, M.H.G., Qiu, S., Sheng, Q., Li, X. & Song, Z. (2014). Climate change-induced decline in bamboo habitats and species diversity: implication for giant panda conservation. Diversity and Distributions, 21(4): 379-391.

Wong, M.H.G., Li, R., Xu, M. & Long, Y. (2013). An integrative approach to assessing the potential impacts of climate change on the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey. Biological Conservation, 158: 401-409.

Wong, M.H.G., Duan, C.-Q., Long, Y.-C., Luo, Y.-M. & Xie, G.-Q. (2010). How will the distribution and size of subalpine Abies georgei forest respond to climate change? A study in Northwest Yunnan, China. Physical Geography, 31(4): 319-335.