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Fifth Luosuo River Forum for Science Education held online
With the theme of “ Education assists ecological civilization—biodiversity conservation education and communication after 2020”, the 5th Luosuo River Forum for Science Education was held online from December 7-8. Representatives from multiple organizations and professions gathered online to discuss how to systema...
XTBG holds 9th Birding Festival
129 bird species were observed in 24 hours at the 9th Birding Festival of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), including two new bird records. Up to now, the bird records in XTBG have reached 300. The 9th XTBG Birding Festival was held from December 9-12, bringing numerous enthusiastic birdwatchers, bird o...
Good school green spaces are important to connect children with nature
In a study published in BGCI’s education journal Roots, researchers from Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) showed that school green space improves children’s environmental attitude and behavior. They suggest that botanical gardens, with their knowledge of plants, horticulture, and creativity, can help scho...
Globally Connected, Locally Engaged：6th XTBG Science Festival for the Youth
The sixth Youth Science Festival of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) was held on November 2-3. With the banner of “Science in Your Words”, it is an event to showcase science progress undertaken by young researchers and graduate students. It is also part of the 4th science festival of the Chinese Academy o...
Black-webbed treefrog observed resting on top of tropical rainforest
In May 2019, during a routine canopy survey near the National Forest Ecosystem Research Station at Xishuangbanna, in southwest China, an Asian black-webbed treefrog (Rhacophorus kio) was observed resting on a canopy leaf of a flowering Parashorea chinensis tree. Researchers from Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garde...
The Amazing Rainforest shows beauty of forests from Xisuangbanna to Southeast Asia
An exhibition themed “The Amazing Rainforest” is ongoing at Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) from October 8 on, showing the beauty of tropical rainforests from Xishuangbanna to Southeast Asia. Xishuangbanna is located in southern Yunnan of China, on the borders of laos and Myanmar. Known as the kingdo...
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