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Re: FW: New Fossil Protection Regulations in China

At the least China probably needs to implement a more universal set of
rules so everyone knows that they are going in.  They have allowed a
lot of local control by individual provinces, which at times means the
only rule is the golden rule...


On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 2:40 PM, dale mcinnes <wdm1949@hotmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> them.
> dale
> ----------------------------------------
>> 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 (presumably meaning unpublished) fossils cannot leave the country at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...

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