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FW: New Fossil Protection Regulations in China

I would imagine that all this field work would be worked out in advance.
You borrow specimens. You supply field equipment/ vehicles. Otherwise build
a damn field station there. Equip it with a CAT scanner for out of state/ 
researchers. I really do believe that there should be NO transportation of 
any kind regarding fossils. Seen WAY too many disappear. Then no one can use 


> Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2010 10:02:31 -0600
> From: danchure@easilink.com
> To: VRTPALEO@usc.edu; dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: New Fossil Protection Regulations in China
> Interesting, Any idea what this means for field work? For example, if
> institution A from a foreign country conducts field work and collects
> specimens, can they not even leave the country? Or can they leave as
> part of a on-going joint research project?
> Dan
> On 9/11/2010 9:54 AM, Jerry Harris wrote:
>> Somewhere in this new set of laws are stipulations that unstudied
>> (presumably meaning unpublished) fossils cannot leave the country at
>> all...