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    Career and Work

    My journey to sustainable rivers

    Xiang Tan working in the field.

    I have been very interested in water, rivers and lake issues since I was a teenager. One of the main reasons that I chose to pursue ecology research as my career is probably because I heard a story about my grandfather’s friend when I was in high school. She is a Professor and works at an institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), as a freshwater ecologist. I heard some stories about her dedicating most of her efforts in life to her research career. After I entered CAS as a student, I knew more about the issues of lakes and rivers than ever.

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  • Gold Coast Beach
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    #BeachCare version 3.0

    Contributed by Nikhil, Bachelor of Engineering As I explained in my previous blog, I always felt gardening wasn’t the type of work I would commit to, but soon realised that anyone…

  • gardening tools
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    Contributed by Nikhil, Bachelor of Engineering I used to receive invitations from my parents to come & join them for some valuable gardening, to which I declined because I thought to…

  • mint and tomato plants

    The beginnings of a garden

    Ever since I stumbled on the organic industry a few years ago, I have been working hard to eat as much organic produce as I can, and to support local farmers.…