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Traditional chinese medicine and harmony of the planet

A discussion on strategies that can be developed to bring Traditional Chinese Medicine and conservation communities together to work with a shared vision to protect our one and only planet.


Lixin Huang 
© Lixin Huang

Nationality: Chinese

Title: President, American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM), and President, Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

About Lixin

Lixin Huang is well-known for her thoughts on consumption reduction of illegal species in traditional medicine. She has been advocating sustainability in Chinese herbal medicine and has spoken widely on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

ACTCM has led the way in bridging the cultural and communication divide between traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and international conservation interests.

Under Lixin’s leadership, ACTCM began its efforts to raise public awareness about endangered species when it partnered with WWF to build public support for tiger conservation in 1998.

Lixin has been reporting on proceedings from various educational activities and meetings on the importance of wildlife conservation in relation to TCM, with a vision of a sustainable future to promote healthy people and a healthy planet.