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Blog: March 2015

Nine essential phrases to get by in Xishuangbanna

Sam Herniman


It’s amazing how few phrases one needs to get by in a foreign country.

Publication date: 29 March 2015

My First Week in Bangor

Geng Yanhong (Ruby Hong)

What would you think of a Chinese woman who began her first staying abroad for several months? I don’t know other people what they will experience and how they will feel, but I do know myself while I stay in Bangor, UK.

Publication date: 26 March 2015

Working alongside China's oldest NGO, Friends of Nature

Katie Breneol

The best days I have spent here at XTBG thus far have been alongside China's oldest NGO, Friends of Nature. The organisation works to raise awareness of the most pressing environmental issues in the country. Their efforts range from protecting endangered species to Environmental Education initiatives aimed to connect people back to nature.

Publication date: 25 March 2015

Lantern Festival workshop in Treborth

By Shanshan

Publication date: 8 March 2015

Bangor University students meet the Duke of Cambridge in China

Conservation students from Bangor University met the Duke of Cambridge while in China.  In the country as part of the 2 Dragon Garden project which links Bangor University’s Treborth Botanic Gardens and Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Gardens (XTBG), the students met Prince William while taking part in a conference on illegal wildlife trade being attended by the Duke.

Publication date: 4 March 2015

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