Asian wildlife conservation, community education programmes to cultivate the younger generation and inspire them to become stewards to save biodiversity.
Wildlife across Asia and students in Hong Kong
One of Hong Kong’s leading conservation foundations with 25 years of excellence in funding projects that protects threatened wildlife in Asia and creating education campaigns to inspiring public to engage in conservation actions or career.
What They Do
OPCFHK is committed to advocating, facilitating and participating in effective conservation of Asian wildlife, with an emphasis on Chinese white dolphins and giant pandas as well as their habitats.
Throughout the 25 years, OPCFHK has funded 501 research projects on cetaceans, giant pandas and over 200 other species in Asia; handled over 450 local cetacean stranding cases, sponsored more than 400 students to participate in conservation field projects and engaged over 5,000 students through “Horseshoe Crab Rearing and Fostering Programme”.
Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong (OPCFHK) is a conservation charitable trust which commits to advocating, facilitating and participating in effective conservation of Asian wildlife, with an emphasis on Chinese white dolphins and giant pandas as well as their habitats through partnerships, fundraising, research and education. It envisions a world where Asian wildlife remains biologically diverse under the stewardship of humans, corporations and governments.
Since its expansion in 2005, OPCFHK has allocated over $ 86.8 million to fund 501 research projects on cetaceans, giant pandas and over 200 other species. OPCFHK believes in education and continues to inspire university students to engage in field work as part of its “University Student Sponsorship Programme in Wildlife Conservation”, and connects secondary school students as well as corporations to horseshoe crab conservation efforts in Hong Kong through the “Horseshoe Crab Rearing and Fostering Programme”. OPCFHK also launched the "No Straw Campaign" to further encourage a reduction in the use of disposable straws and other single use plastics in Hong Kong, taking a significant step towards helping to safeguard our marine eco-system.
As an independent charitable trust, we need your support to sustain these efforts.