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Course symposium marks ending of AFEC-X 2013
Update time: 2013-12-02
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On the final day of the Advanced Fieldcourse in Ecology and Conservation – XTBG 2013 (AFEC-X 2013), November 28, participants presented the findings of their projects to an invited audience.  

   The six presentations were: 1.comparative communities of non-volant small mammals in adjacent areas of limestone forest, seasonal rainforest and rubber plantation in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China 2Bats in Menglun : a preliminary study in different habitats3Leaf variation in Ficus: an evolutionary perspective4How do different species of bulbuls co-exist in different habitats?5Light determines the function, diversity and abundance of ground ferns6Likely possible change in forest communities from climate change in the Mt. Ailao region. 

   The judge panel was composed of Chen Jin, Ferry Slik, Eben Goodale, Kyle Tomlinson, Alice Hughes, Edward Stashko. 

   The first prize was given to Leaf variation in Ficus: an evolutionary perspective” completed by Kandlikar Gau lou, Nguyen Hai Huyen, Wu Wei-Huan, Yao Xin, and Zeng Si-Jin.    

  Afterwards, the participants received certificates from the judges.  


Participants making presentation 


Awarding certificates to participants 


Judges and participants pose a group photo 

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