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Screening: "Chasing Coral" [Wed, Dec 6th 2017]

Environment Ocean Screening

Screening: "Chasing Coral" [Wed, Dec 6th 2017]

Time Wed, Dec 6th  7:00pm  Chasing Coral  8:45pm  Panel Discussion  9:15pm  Q&A Session LocationPMQ, S710-711, Block A (7th floor), 35 Aberdeen Street, Central | Map Free event. Register via Eventbrite. Limited seating  Speakers Dr. Allen To Manager, Ocean Sustainability, WWF-HK Dr. Allen To joined WWF in 2009 and is now Manager, Oceans Sustainability. His work covers sustainable seafood, shark fin and Ecological Footprint. He holds a PhD on grouper biology and fishery. He is Regional Coordinator of IUCN Grouper & Wrasse Specialist Group and Thematic Editor (Pisces) of World Register of Marine Species. He is also an expert on Hong Kong reef fishes. Dr. Apple ChiuLecturer,...

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SEO for the ocean

Arduino Detective Drifter Environment Leaflet Litter MakerBay Map Marine Ocean Web Development WWF

SEO for the ocean

We are doing a project that we think is important. WWF Hong Kong and MakerBay are developing a sensor network to understand how trash moves from the street side, into the drain, into rivers, estuaries and the ocean. The network comprises of about 100 tracking devices - round shaped ocean drifters. The devices are GPS enabled and send their locations via 3G network, which is then aggregated and displayed on an online map. In our efforts to make the devices as environmentally friendly as possible, we decided to encase them in a waterproof enclosure made out of coconut shells and...

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