With the theme of the impact of climate change on biodiversity, the seminar enables students to gain a comprehensive understanding on the causes of climate change and its consequences on humans and nature, such as sea level rise, global warming, extreme weather to name but a few, thus inspiring them to change their daily attitude and habits to tackle the environmental issues.
Speak from Animals
The threat posed by climate change on ecosystems and species is concerned, habitats and foraging grounds are affected, especially those species that are only depended on specific ecosystems, may prone to extinction. Therefore, by understanding the relationship between the body structure, behavior of animals and their habitats, students can learn the threats and consequences due to climate change, subsequently, aware of the relationship and importance of biodiversity and biological resources.
It aims to allow students to use the acquired knowledge to conduct in-depth discussions, so to propose the methods and action plans for issues such as climate change and conservation. The project will be presented to other Conservation Young Leaders and guests at the finale of the programme.
Conservation Corners at schools
Encouraging Conservation Youth Leader to establish a "Conservation Corner" at schools to share conservation knowledge within the school and community, so to exert their influencing power.
Dialogue with Experts
In order to let the Conservation Youth Leader to play an active part in conservation issue, it is essential to give them opportunity to voice out. In Dialogue with Experts, students can discuss and exchange their view on conservation issues with the representatives from government and scientists. Together, they can explore new ways to overcome the challenges posed by climate change.
Alumni Association of Conservation Youth Leader
To continue the delegations and commitment as conservation pioneer, an Alumni Association is established to gather all the Conservation Youth Leaders to implement activities and projects regarding climate change and biodiversity conservation. Alumni will receive newsletter, excursions and take part in various conservation work and seminars to get closer with the nature and understand Hong Kong ecology better.
Participating School List
List of participated school in 2021 -2022 (In alphabetical order)
|AD & FD POHL Leung Sing Tak School|
|Good Counsel Catholic Primary School|
|Ho Yu College and Primary School|
|Kowloon City Baptist Church Hay Nien (Yan Ping) Primary School|
|Kwong Ming School|
|PLK Vicwood K T Chong No.2 Primary School|
|Po Leung Kuk Castar Primary School|
|Po Leung Kuk Chee Jing Yin Primary School|
|Shatin Government Primary School|
|Yuen Long Public Middle School Alumni Association Primary School|
One Planet: Climate Change and the Ecological Crisis
"One Planet: Climate Change and the Ecological Crisis" is produced with aim to educate students a key concept: we live on the same planet as other species, and we are the only ones who can fight and reverse the climate crisis. The measures mentioned in this booklet are intended to encourage students to explore more and promote creativity in delivering innovative suggestions and solutions to remedy climate change and resolve conservation-related issues.