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8‧10 HK Island Flag Day

A big THANK YOU to over 2,000 volunteers who participated in our Hong Kong Island Flag Day on August 10, 2019 despite the hot and humid weather. Thank you once again for your contribution to saving the biodiversity!

Conservation & Research Updates

Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong (“OPCFHK”) has been supporting projects on Asian wildlife conservation for many years, and we are delighted to announce that amongst the 95 applications from 14 countries and regions for our 2019/20 funding cycle, 24 high quality projects were granted.

These research projects focus on climate change, endangered terrestrial and freshwater wildlife, marine conservation, and combating illegal trade of threatened species. In addition to the species that OPCFHK has been supporting, including Chinese white dolphin – our focal species this year; we are supporting more new species as well, such as researches on the red-fin labeo, Bryde’s whale, and Mongolian marmot.

You may visit our official website to learn more about our new projects this year.
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Latest News on University Student Sponsorship Programme

Bali staring
Aaron Ng and Nicholas Tam from the University of Hong Kong were excited to be in Bali and work with Begawan Foundation, who successfully bred and released the critically endangered Bali starling. They designed and conducted a habitat assessment for the released Bali starling to identify their competitors, predators, food resources and human disturbances around their habitat.
Dugong 
Iris Lai, Christy Kong, Louis Fung from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Heidi Chong from the Hong Kong Baptist University visited the Philippines for dugong conservation. They assisted in several types of survey, such as seagrass survey, mangrove survey, drone survey and simultaneous land-based survey. These surveys helped researchers to better understand the relationship between the locals and dugongs’ habitats, hence, to enhance the conservation work.
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Don't Feed Wild Animals
In recent years, some wild animals including monkeys and wild pigs have adapted to forage near the border of country parks or even around human settlements, which leaded to human-wildlife conflicts. Human feeding appears to be the major cause of conflicts in many areas; with abundant food supply, wild animals become over populated and immune to their natural fear to humans.
Since November 2018, OPCFHK has been educating the public on the preventive measures against human-wildlife conflicts proactively through the “Don’t Feed Wild Animals” programme. Education booths and eco-tours are held at Kam Sham Country Park and Piper’s Hill Car Park respectively to promote the dos and don’ts upon encountering wild animals.
Friends of the Foundation Activity:
Chinese white dolphin eco-tour

Friends of the Foundation organises different eco-tours to engage members and the general public while introducing Hong Kong’s abundant wildlife through our activities. We are going to organise a Chinese White Dolphin Eco-tour on September 28. During the trip, you will be able to learn more about this local marine ambassador, including their features, behaviour, and threats they are facing and so on. Most importantly, you will find out how you can play a part in conserving and protecting them in Hong Kong. 

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Upcoming Activities


Talk: Meeting Horseshoe Crab

Date: 1 September 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 2:00pm-2:30pm; 3:00pm-3:30pm
Venue: Nature Lab, Biodiversity Gallery, G/F., Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese
Fee: Free with general admission


Talk: Hong Kong Newt

Date: 11 September 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:00pm-2:30pm; 3:00pm-3:30pm
Venue: Nature Lab, Biodiversity Gallery, G/F., Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese
Fee: Free with general admission
Lantau Biodiversity Showcase
Date: 28-29 September 2019
Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: L1 Atrium, D.Park, Tsuen Wan
Details: Students who have joined "ECF
Ecology and Conservation 101: Grooming the Next Great Ecologist"  will promote Lantau biodiversity via their field project presentations.

EVERY DOLLAR COUNTS

We need your help to sustain our efforts to conserve wildlife. Join us as our member of the Friends of the Foundation  (download application form) to help us fund more conservation projects and save more species. Together we make a difference!
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