Category Archives: Biodiversity Education

FarmacyHK “Grow For Future” Programme 2022

Decline in arable land and growing population have worsened the food shortage crisis, and as global warming aggravate, global food supply and security has become an international issue with top priority. In light of this, the school has partnered with FarmacyHK, a company specialized in agricultural technology, to organize the “Grow For Future” Programme 2022, starting from 16/5/2022 (Monday). A mobile farming device has also been set up in school to showcase how decentralized and smart farming can be achieved in urban area to lower…

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Honey Bee Conservation Signature Campaign

In order to raise awareness of biodiversity and species conservation, Green Gurus has organized a Honey Bee Conservation Signature Campaign. Honey bee has a paramount role in the ecosystem. Almost 75% of crops are pollinated by bees and other insects, making agriculture and food production possible. However, urbanization and pesticides are threatening their survival. Green Guru initiated the campaign to spread the message of honey bee’s role in pollination and raise awareness of bee’s importance in agriculture and stable food supply. 390 students and teachers…

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High Level of Students’ Engagement in the Hong Kong Inter-School City Nature Challenge 2021

The ECF – Hong Kong Inter-School City Nature Challenge (HKISCNC) is a friendly fortnight-long competition in which Hong Kong schools find and log the most species in and around their campus, gathering more data on Hong Kong’s urban biodiversity. It aims to replicate the massive success of Hong Kong in the City Nature Challenge and will follow the same format. Schools will compete for 3 individual awards and 2 group awards, including the best, 1st & 2nd runner up of photo, the most observations, and…

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Exchange Visits between CFSS and SPSS on STREAM and Sustainable Development Education

CFSS accords high importance to STREAM and Sustainable Development Education as the essential 21st century skills with which students should be equipped. With the prime aims for teachers to develop professionally in multiple disciplines and for students to thrive on the ever-changing world, our school had exchange visits with St. Paul’s Secondary School (SPSS). The Principal, Vice Principals, Assistant Principals and teachers from St. Paul’s Secondary School (SPSS) visited us on 4 June 2021. A campus tour to different learning venues was arranged subsequent to…

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Ocean Park Conservation Alliance: Butterfly Citizen Scientist

This project is organized by the Ocean Park Conservation Alliance. It is the first citizen scientist project investigating butterflies by secondary students in Hong Kong. The project aims at arousing public awareness of butterfly biodiversity in Hong Kong by using simple and interesting ecological survey methods, so as to forster students’ interest in exploring the nature and their science citizenship; and to enhance students’ sense of belonging to the community through this project. On 10th May, the Green Gurus recruited ten students to join butterfly…

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Bring Butterflies Back – Signature Campaign to Raise Awareness about Butterfly Conservation

Green Gurus launched the “Bring Butterflies Back” Signature Campaign on 13 Nov 2020 (Fri) on campus. With a rich flora and fauna, the current butterfly checklist in Hong Kong contains 245 species including one endemic subspecies, representing about 11% of species recorded throughout China. Besides being aesthetically pleasing, butterflies also play important roles in ecology, science and economy. However, butterfly populations are rapidly declining due to habitat loss, climate change and illegal collection. Through this campaign, Green Gurus hope to inspire CFSS students’ interest in…

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Prize Presentation for the Photo Contest for 4.5 BYEH

As part of the 4.5 Billion Years of Earth History Programme, the Green Guru Team has organized a Photography Contest with the theme of “Jurassic World” on 17 & 18 Dec, 2019, in order to promote plant biodiversity and species conservation on the campus. We have received more than 40 photos from the participants. We were honoured to have our Principal Mr. Ho presenting the prizes to the winners at the Jurassic Plant Garden in our school. Prize Winner List 得獎名單: Prizes 得獎名次Prize Winners得獎者First Prize…

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Our School Participated in Global Biodiversity Surveying of the City Nature Challenge 2020: Hong Kong

The City Nature Challenge (CNC) 2020 is a global 4-day-long activity that citizens can log the most species in to gather more data on urban and rural biodiversity in their communities in the period of 24 Apr (Fri) to 27 Apr (Mon). Due to the new coronavirus pandemic, CNC is no longer a competition but a citizen science learning activity this year so that everyone can contribute to global biodiversity surveying of their household districts. Our school participated in the event and promoted citizen science…

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Our School Won the ‘Most Observations’, ‘Most Species’ and ‘Most Observers’ Awards in the Hong Kong Inter-School City Nature Challenge 2019

The Hong Kong Inter-School City Nature Challenge (HKISCNC) is a friendly week-long competition in which secondary schools find and log the most species in and around their campus to gather more data on Hong Kong’s urban biodiversity. With the high level of students’ engagement, our school won the ‘Most Observations’, ‘Most Observers’ and ‘Most Species’ with 4575 observations, 278 observers and 509 observed species respectively. Our S.4 student representative, Hayley Wong, attended the sharing session held on 11 Jan 2020 and provided feedbacks to the…

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