Eco Tour Photo Contest Entries Exhibited at Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change
The Eco Tour Photo Contest 2014 hosted by the Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change (MoCC) of CUHK Jockey Club Initiative Gaia (Gaia) completed successfully and concluded with a prize presentation cum opening ceremony of photo exhibition. Officiating at the ceremony were Ms Imelda CHAN, Executive Manager, Charities of The Hong Kong Jockey Club; Dr Rebecca LEE, Founder of Polar Museum Foundation; Prof. FUNG Tung, Associate Vice-President of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK); and Mrs Cecilia LAM, Programme Director of CUHK Jockey Club Initiative Gaia. Thirty-six best entries of the contest are now on display at MoCC until 30 August 2014.
The Eco Tour Photo Contest aims to promote ecological conservation and green living. Participants are required to capture the ecological attractions and green facilities along the route of the Eco Tour on CUHK campus, an extended educational activity of MoCC. Many contestants have captured the serenity of nature through the photographs, while others have tried to encourage daily behavioural changes by showing the various green facilities. The winners are as follows:
|Champion||Mr CHAN Cheung Michael|
|First Runner-up||Mr WONG Chi Keung|
|Second Runner-up||Miss CHAN Wai Yee|
|Merit||Ms LAM Sau Chun|
|Merit||Mr MA Yat Man|
|My Favourite (online voting)||Mr SUEN Tsz Keung|
|Champion||Mr WONG Yik Lun|
|First Runner-up||Miss WONG Hoi Yan|
|Second Runner-up||Mr LAU Yiu Chung|
|Merit||Mr LO Ka Nok|
|Merit||Mr CHAN Chun Chiu|
|My Favourite (online voting)||Miss NG Tsz Yan|
CUHK Jockey Club Initiative Gaia
CUHK Jockey Club Initiative Gaia is a 5-year community engagement programme launched in 2012 by CUHK, with a generous donation of HK$70 million by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. Committed to paving a sustainable future for Hong Kong, the programme aims at promoting environmental conservation and sustainability in local communities, through public education and carbon reduction partnerships with schools and non-governmental organizations.
The Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change (MoCC) maintained by Gaia is open for free to the public. The MoCC showcases the ‘Three Poles’ (the North Pole, the South Pole and Mt Everest) collection of the renowned Hong Kong explorer Dr Rebecca Lee, innovative research in environment, energy and sustainability initiated by CUHK, and the Trust’s initiatives that promote green living in the community. More details of the MoCC can be found at www.gaia.cuhk.edu.hk/MoCC.