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Long Ruijun, a professor at Lanzhou University's School of Life Sciences, was a senior ecologist with the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) from 2016 to 2019. While working in Pakistan, he shared techniques used in China's Gansu Province in the fields of biomass energy, solar energy and sustainable agriculture development practices. According to Long, these techniques can be widely applied to agricultural practices in Pakistan and other countries which have long b...

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2021-07-13 13:15 The Institute of the Yellow River National Culture Park, jointly established by the publicity department of the Gansu Provincial Party Committee and Lanzhou University, was officially inaugurated on July 12. The unveilingceremony of the Institute of the Yellow River National Culture Parkis held in Lanzhou University on July 12. [Photo by Gao Shiyao/for chinadaily.com.cn] The opening ceremony of the Institute of the Yellow River National Culture Park ...

By ZOU SHUO | CHINA DAILY | Updated: 2021-06-28 09:18 Undergraduates from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology celebrate at their commencement on June 21. REN YONG/FOR CHINA DAILY Expanding access to learning, building world-class universities part of plan to become global education hub by midcentury Editor's note: To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, China Daily is publishing a series of stories on the changes and developments in vario...

Source: Xinhua | 2021-06-21 16:30:11 | Editor: huaxia BEIJING, June 21 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese research team has recently revealed the emerging risks of declining oxygen levels in large cities around the world, raising concerns over people's health and the potential for sustainable development in major cities. A research team from Lanzhou University investigated oxygen balances and related risks in 391 cities worldwide with a population of more than 1 million. They studied the oxygen index, the ra...

Source: Xinhua | 2021-06-08 17:02:13 | Editor: huaxia LANZHOU, June 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have recently revealed why Caragana species, a genus of flowering plants, are widely distributed in deserts, semideserts and loesses with great drought tolerance. Researchers at the School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou University have found that the leaves of Caragana species provide great efficiency and safety in hydraulic conductance, which allow them to grow and survive in arid and semiarid areas...

Two Rwandan students are studying dry-land farming technologies in northwest China's Gansu, aiming to help develop their country's agriculture after graduation. Produced by Xinhua Global Service https://xhnewsapi.xinhuaxmt.com/share/news?id=570020021669888showType=3008utdId=null...

Source: Xinhua | 2021-04-19 13:41:14 | Editor: huaxia by Xinhua writers Hu Tao, Zhang Wenjing LANZHOU, April 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese archaeologists are using the latest technology to understand the lives of an ancient ancestor of human beings, based on a jawbone fossil found on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. By studying the fossil and sediments from the Baishiya Karst Cave in which the fossil was discovered, researchers have identified the jawbone as belonging to an extinct species of archaic human n...

Source: Xinhua|2021-03-11 23:39:07|Editor: huaxia LANZHOU, March 11 (Xinhua) -- A fluvial incision caused irreversible environmental degradation, such as desertification, of ancient cities in China. So says a recent study by researchers from northwest China's Lanzhou University. After surveying over 100 Chinese ancient Chinese cities, the research team took Sanchahe, an over 800-year-old city, on a terrace beside the Wuding River in northwest China's Mu Us Desert as the object of study. Based on...

Author: XiMeng On the evening of March 8, Beijing time, the British Communications Authority(Ofcom)issued sanctions and final rulings on CGTN English news channel on its official website, which caused a public outcry. CGTN English news channel is popular with audiences all over the world because of its timely, accurate, objective and diversified news concept. Many Afghan friends, including some senior politicians and some officials of international agencies in Afghanistan, have told me that they...

Source: Xinhua|2021-02-18 17:40:22|Editor: huaxia YINCHUAN, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Meng Debiao used to begin his day with a one-hour walk to fetch water in the wee hours, crossing over rugged mountains and standing in a long queue behind the well. Meng, 58, hails from a village in Xiji county, Xihaigu Prefecture, which was once a highly impoverished area located in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Plagued by severe drought and a fragile ecological environment, the area was labeled b...