e grasslands. Having visited nearly every region of gr爱上海同城对对碰assland in China, I realize my passion for them is in my blood,” says Xin, 49.
A researcher and doctoral supervisor at the Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Xin is also爱上海同城对对碰
the head of the national field station at the Inner Mongolia Grassland Ecosystem Research Station in Hulunbuir.
爱上海同城对对碰From 1988 to 1992, she studied ecology at Lanzhou University. In her sophomore year she condu
cted field research in a forest. A year later, she got the chance to embark on a study of the grasslands.
“Wandering around the forest is fun, but when I lie down on the grasslands under the blue sky, it feels like home,” Xin says.爱上海同城对对碰
She recalls a day when she was standing on the grasslands after the rain had stopped,
爱上海同城对对碰she caught sight of the mountains in the distance layered with different colors－the green grasslands below, then the purple-brown rho
dodendron bushes, the red bald mou上海品茶ntain, followed by its white snow-capped peak topped off with a white cloud hat.
“This image is so etched in my mind that it always reminds me of why I love the grasslands,” says Xin.
She was given the 2018 Technology Innovation Award by China Central Television and爱上海同城对对碰上海品茶
Chinese Academy of Sciences in January for her research on grassland ecology. And now, after sp
ending three decades studying them, Xin’s colleagues refer to her as “the daughter of the grasslands”.
爱上海同城对对碰上海品茶She says her main interest is the grasslands and through science she can actually do something for such ecos
ystems. She recalls how at the age of 11 her father first took her to the grasslands in the Gannan Tibetan auto
nomous prefecture, Gansu province, where she was stunned by the verdant world that unfolded in front of her.
moment” and feel comfortable spending on iconic items like diamonds for more instant gr爱上海同城对对碰atifications and self-motivation.
Her words echoed a study conducted by De Beers last year, which showed that Chinese millennials and Generation Z bought near
ly 80 percent of all diamond jewelry in China sold in 2017, compared to 60 percent for the United States.
While the giving of diamond jewelry as a token of love and commitment continues to constitu爱上海同城对对碰
te the majority of purchases, it’s encouraging to see these additional sour
ces of demand emerge, according to De Beers Chief Executive Officer Bruce Cleaver.