10 June 2023
The World Oceans Day Activity Day, supported by the Aquatic Animal Virtopsy Lab of City University, provided an exciting opportunity for children to become marine forensic. At the workshop, kids learned to investigate the cause of death for sea creatures they discovered, using techniques taught by experts. They were also introduced to the fascinating world of 3D scanning and given hands-on experience operating the technology. This engaging event not only fostered a sense of curiosity and appreciation for marine life but also equipped children with valuable scientific skills. The Activity Day sparked a passion for ocean exploration and conservation among the next generation of environmental stewards.
24 February 2023
The Town Hall event was an intellectual delight as Professor Yunlong Zi took the stage to share his research on high-efficiency mechanical energy harvesting through triboelectric nanogenerators (TENG). The audience was captivated as Professor Zi explained the intricacies of the triboelectric effect, discharge, and the immense potential of TENG in triggering high-voltage applications and self-powered systems. His insights shed light on the innovative methods of harnessing mechanical energy and its transformative applications in various industries. The event showcased the town's commitment to staying at the forefront of scientific advancements and embracing sustainable and self-sufficient technologies for a greener future.
15 December 2022
The Town Hall event proved to be a catalyst for change as guest speakers from Clearbot, Ocean3C, and Tide shared their initiatives to tackle ocean pollution. Clearbot showcased their remarkable robot technology designed to collect trash from the sea, offering a unique and efficient approach to cleaning our oceans. Ocean3C shed light on the urgent issue of ocean pollution, raising awareness about its impact and advocating for sustainable practices. Meanwhile, Tide presented their inspiring work in recycling plastic and transforming it into useful products, highlighting the importance of a circular economy. This event demonstrated the club's commitment to innovative solutions for a cleaner and healthier marine ecosystem.
05 June 2022
The World Oceans Day event, jointly organized by the Sustainability SubCom and Family SubCom, brought together a diverse group of organizations dedicated to protecting our oceans. With the participation of NGOs such as WWF, HKMEA, HK Shark Foundation, Eco Drive, and Reef Defender, the event showcased a united front in advocating for ocean conservation. The day was filled with engaging activities, educational talks, and interactive workshops, emphasizing the importance of sustainable practices and raising awareness about marine ecosystems. This collaborative effort highlighted the power of collective action in safeguarding our oceans and inspired attendees to become ambassadors of change for a healthier marine environment.
01 April 2022
A dynamic and informative Town Hall event unfolded as representatives from Eco Drive, Hong Kong Metropolitan University, and ALBA Integrated Waste Solutions (Hong Kong) Limited came together to share their expertise on waste management and recycling. The forum-style setting provided a platform for engaging discussions on sustainable waste practices. Participants gained valuable insights into innovative approaches to recycling and the importance of reducing waste in our community. The event showcased the club's commitment to fostering collaboration between organizations and promoting sustainable waste solutions. By harnessing the collective knowledge and expertise of these representatives, the event inspired attendees to play an active role in creating a cleaner and greener environment.
23 November 2021
The Town Hall event proved to be a momentous occasion as the Sustainability SubCom took center stage, presenting their progress on several projects. A major highlight was the promotion of the Clean Regattas initiative, encouraging environmentally friendly practices in local sailing events. The event also showcased the significant strides made in the Solar Energy Project, demonstrating the club to clean and renewable energy sources. Furthermore, the SSC provided an update on the KI Biodiversity project, highlighting efforts to preserve and protect marine ecosystems. This event showcased the club’s dedication to sustainability and paved the way for a greener future.
06 June 2021
The World Oceans Day event was a resounding success as the local community came together to celebrate and raise awareness about the importance of our oceans. A distinguished guest speaker from the Hong Kong Shark Foundation captivated the audience with their insights into shark conservation and the need for ocean protection. The event also showcased the Sustainable T-shirt Design Competition organized by the SWG, where participants creatively expressed their commitment to sustainability. Attendees had the opportunity to view and vote for their favorite designs, promoting engagement and spreading the message of environmental responsibility. This event served as a powerful reminder of our collective duty to preserve and cherish our oceans.
21 April 2021
A captivating SWG Ecology event unfolded as members gathered to delve into the remarkable biodiversity of Hong Kong. The highlight of the evening was an esteemed guest speaker from WWF, who shared insightful knowledge about the region's rich ecosystem. The talk emphasized the importance of preserving and protecting biodiversity for a sustainable future. Additionally, the SWG introduced their marine ecology study project, aiming to deepen understanding of local marine life and habitats. This event showcased the commitment of SWG members to environmental stewardship and fostered a sense of unity in safeguarding Hong Kong's natural treasures. Together, they are paving the way for a more ecologically aware community.
30 March 2021
In an inspiring Town Hall event, the Sustainability Working Group took center stage, unveiling their exciting upcoming projects aimed at fostering a more eco-friendly community. Among the initiatives discussed were the Clean Regattas Programme, which promotes sustainable practices in local sailing events, and the Solar Energy Project, aimed at harnessing clean energy to power public spaces. Additionally, the group emphasized the importance of their Pick Up Plastic Campaign, a community-wide effort to combat plastic pollution. These ambitious projects serve as a testament to the town's commitment to sustainability and pave the way for a greener and more sustainable future for all.