HKSEC Academy: Blue is the New Green – Coral Conservation and Climate Change

The HKSEC Academy aims to support the growth and professional development of HKSEC alumni and other young social innovators. In this series of 12 webinars, the participants would be able to update their knowledge and deepen their understanding in wide ranging topics such as Fintech, Social Impact Measurement and Climate Change etc. This knowledge as well as skills could further equip them for their social innovation and entrepreneurship journey.

The 6th webinar “Blue is the New Green – Coral Conservation and Climate Change” given by Prof. Apple CHUI, Research Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, CUHK, would take place from 17:30 to 18:15 via Zoom on 19 July 2022.

Coral reefs not only play an important role in the marine ecosystem but also in climate change. If you are interested in learning more about how coral reefs can help fight the climate crisis, the importance of coral conservation, and its meaning to humans, don’t miss your chance to register for this session!

We can’t wait to see you at the webinar! Click here to register now: 
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Session 6: Blue is the New Green – Coral Conservation and Climate Change

Date: 19 July 2022 (Tue)
Time: 17:30 – 18:15
Format: Zoom
Language: English


Prof. Apple CHUI | Research Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, CUHK
Dr. Apple Chui is a Research Assistant Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research addresses two main questions: “How will projected future climate change affect corals that are currently present in marginal coral environments like Hong Kong?” and “Can we enhance the resilience of corals and use them for restoration?”.

Apart from research, Dr. Chui has been actively engaged in public outreach and education activities on marine and coral conservation in Hong Kong. In 2019, she officially launched an outreach programme “Coral Academy” (www.coralacademy.hk), to raise students’ and public’s awareness and inspire actions in marine conservation. Dr. Chui is a PEW marine fellow and a recipient of the GGEF Women Eco Game Changer Awards – Eco star of China in 2019.

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