Renyan Duan has a PhD in Ecology at Shannxi Normal University. After graduation, he has continued to pursue his research and teaching career in Ecology and became a research associate professor of Ecology at Anqing Normal University in China. Now, he is a postdoctor at Nanjing Normal University. Dr. Duan has research projects on species diversity and climate change, including the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions, Anhui Provincial National Science Foundation and Anhui Provincial Natural Science Research Project of Higher Education Institutions. He has published papers in Ecogrophy, PloS One, Ecology and Evolution, and so on.