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Exhibition of "Hong Kong Prehistoric Waters"
in Hong Kong Museum of History

 
Exhibition of 'Hong Kong Prehistoric Waters' in Hong Kong Museum of History

From 12/12/2011 to 27/2/2012, jointly organized by the Hong Kong Global Geopark of China and Hong Kong Museum of History, an exhibition is to present the public faces of Hong Kong Devonian fishes and another special creature that lived in the Jurassic to Cretaceous oceans – Ammonites, whose arms protruded from its head with a flat spiral shell, through a series of fossils and restoration models, at the Lobby of Hong Kong Museum of History.

Venue: Hong Kong Museum of History
Address : 100 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Dec 05, 2011


Exhibition of Volcanoes and Rocks
in Hong Kong Science Museum

 
Exhibition of Volcanoes and Rocks in Hong Kong Science Museum

Besides making a trip to the Sai Kung Volcanic Rock Region in Hong Kong Global Geopark of China, public can closely examine the various kinds of igneous rocks and explore the different kinds of volcanoes activities in the Hong Kong Science Museum .

Venue: Main Lobby, Hong Kong Science Museum
Address : 2 Science Museum Road, Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Free admission

Dec 05, 2011



Opening of the Prehistoric Story Room

Opening of the Prehistoric Story Room

The opening of Prehistoric Story Room was officiated by the Secretary for the Environment on 3 October 2011. As an extension of the Hong Kong Global Geopark of China in the city centre, the Prehistoric Story Room is a fun and informative exhibition of the Earth's life history. Almost 100 valuable fossils and models are displayed, including an Armoured Fish model of over 3 metres long, as well as ammonite and fish fossils discovered in and named after Hong Kong.

Oct 03, 2011


Hong Kong Global Geopark of China

Hong Kong Global Geopark of China

The Global Geoparks Network (GGN) announced its acceptance of Hong Kong Geopark's application for membership of the GGN at the 10th European Geoparks Network Conference in Norway on September 17 (Norway time). Subsequent to becoming a member of the GGN, Hong Kong Geopark was officially named "Hong Kong Global Geopark of China".

Sep 17, 2011


Geopark Raku Workshop Ceramic Exhibition [End]

Geopark Raku Workshop Ceramic Exhibition [End]

The exhibition will be held at JCCAC from 15 – 25 July 2011. It aims to enrich the public understanding of the linking between geology, local cuture and ceramics.

Jul 15, 2011


Worksheet of "The Hong Kong Story" – The Natural Environment at Hong Kong Museum of History

Worksheet of "The Hong Kong Story" – The Natural Environment at Hong Kong Museum of History

“The Hong Kong Story” is a permanent exhibition in Hong Kong Museum of History, outlining Hong Kong’s natural environment, folk culture and historical development in 8 galleries. The gallery 1 “The Nature Environment” starts telling the geologic story of Hong Kong from the Devonian period 400 million years ago and presents the visitors the succession and changes of the natural environment in the past. Cooperating with the Museum, Hong Kong National Geopark has designed and produced a brand new worksheet for visitors to enjoy the exhibition in a more interactive way.

May 08, 2011


Hong Kong National Geopark Hotel

Hong Kong National Geopark Hotel

L'hotel Island South has made a partnership arrangement with Hong Kong National Geopark to be the first "Hong Kong National Geopark Hotel". The Hotel is committed to geoconservation and promotion of geopark concept. Lobby and selected rooms are decorated with geopark theme. Geopark videos are broadcasted in the hotel lobby and dedicated in-room TV channel. Specially designed geopark menu is also available in the hotel to assist the publicity of geoconservation and geopark guided tours.

Apr 28, 2011


Youtube channel for Hong Kong Geopark

Youtube channel for Hong Kong Geopark

Please visit our Youtube channel for Hong Kong Geopark. There are videos of introduction to Hong Kong Geopark, 8 Geo-areas, unique geological features and landforms.

Mar 28, 2011


Monitor Tours conducted by Recommended Geopark Guides (R2G) of Hong Kong National Geopark

Monitor Tours conducted by Recommended Geopark Guides (R2G) of Hong Kong National Geopark

Northeast New Territories Sedimentary Rock Region

Mar 15, 2011


Provisional Recommended Geopark Guide System

Provisional Recommended Geopark Guide System

Association for Geoconservation, Hong Kong set up the Recommended Geopark Guide (R2G) system to encourage existing guides to enhance their skills and knowledge and to be in line with international standards. The assessment principles, criteria and guidelines are based on the assessment standards of The International Ecotourism Society and Ecotourism Australia. The system greatly contributes to the three core missions of Hong Kong Geopark: geoconservation, education and sustainable development.


HK National Geopark signs "sister arrangement" with Germany's Global Geopark Bergstrasse-Odenwald

HK National Geopark signs "sister arrangement" with Germany's Global Geopark Bergstrasse-Odenwald

To foster a closer relationship with members of the Global Geoparks Network, the Hong Kong National Geopark signed a sister arrangement with Germany's Global Geopark Bergstrasse-Odenwald today (March 11). Establishing a partnership between the two geoparks will help strengthen the existing relationship between the two places as well as offering further collaboration opportunities. This will be achieved through sharing scientific information and experience in best management practices, as well as collaborating in areas such as tourism promotion, research, education and training. It will also allow the two geoparks to work together to raise public understanding and awareness of geoconservation through developing various programmes.

Mar 14, 2011


Public Seminars on Geoheritage and Ecology [End]

Public Seminars on Geoheritage and Ecology [End]

"Public Seminars on Geoheritage and Ecology" will be held at Hong Kong Space Museum in March 2011. Speakers will share their experience to enhance the public understanding on the geological features, local participation and marine ecology in Hong Kong National Geopark.

Feb 24, 2011


Geopark Raku Workshop [End]

Geopark Raku Workshop [End]

AFCD will organize a trail "Geopark Raku Workshop" for some participating organizations from Jan to Apr 2011. It aims to enrich participants understanding of geological features and the relationship between ceramics and geology.

Jan 18, 2011

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