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The amazing bats of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden
At almost 22 degrees North XTBG has some of the Northermost rainforests on the planet. Though most of the Southeast Asias larger mammals are no longer present, XTBG still hosts a diverse bat assemblage. Typically in Southeast Asian forests bats make up over 60% of mammal species, but in Tropical Chinese forests they may ...
CUBG Environmental Education Training Course 2017 completed
The two-week-long environmental education training course 2017 of the Chinese Union of Botanical Gardens (CUBG) came to a successful end on August 19, which is marked by 11 interesting oral presentations by trainees. 26 trainees involving environmental education from botanical gardens, non-governmental organizations ...
Nymphaea Pink Moon registered by International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society
A new cultivar of Nymphaeaceae, which is commonly known as ‘water-lily’, has been officially registered by the International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society(IWGS). The new water lily cultivar, Nymphaea ‘Pink Moon’, was bred from bud sport of Nymphaea rubra Roxb. ex Andrews by Mr. Wu Fuchuan of Xishuangbanna...
Science teachers training course held at XTBG
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) hosted a training course for science teachers of primary and middle schools during July 15-19, with 26 trainees from Yunnan and Guangxi. The course is designed as a class for science teachers to enhance their teaching abilities within the field of science and environmental e...
Water lily and lotus put on a colorful show
If you are a lover of flowers, especially water lilies and lotus, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) will be a best destination for you from July 1 to August 31. Across XTBG in the next few weeks, in lakes and ponds (with the royal water lily pond most attractive), the massive buds of water lilies and lot...
Community outreach effort hopes to save rare Yunnan orchids
Yunnan is China's de facto plant repository, home to a higher range of biodiversity than anywhere else in the country. But many of the most delicate and sought-after flowers in the province — orchids — are under threat from a variety factors. Scientists in Xishuangbanna are working to combat this through a combination ...
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