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Asia-Pacific Geoconservation and Sustainable Development Seminar 2008 in Hong Kong

Published:Aug 28,2008



The Association for Geoconservation, Hong Kong (AGHK) and other organizations undertook the Asia-Pacific Geoconservation and Sustainable Development Seminar 2008 in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center on Aug. 13. The director of Environmental Administration of HKSAR Government Secretariat, Qiu Tenghua, attended and addressed it. The member of geopark jury of UNESCO, Dr. Patrick J Mckeever, The expert of International Year of Plant Earth, Dr Werner R Janoschek, the member of national geopark jury of China, Chen Anze, the expert in volcanoes, Tao Kuiyun, made academic reports upon invitation in this seminar.

About 100 participants had an intense discussion about the geologists’ status and role in environmental conservation and other issues. This seminar was a success.

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