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Building resilience with nature on Lung Fu Shan, HKU’s “Backyard Hill”

HKU Fight Covid-19 Nature Podcast

As Hong Kong emerges from the third wave of COVID19, we need to keep building our resilience both physically and mentally. Let’s venture more into nature for its healing power. In this podcast series, we explore the natural environments in HKU’s neighborhood.

In this pilot episode, we explore the history, the ecology, and the natural beauty of Lung Fu Shan, a country park next to the University of Hong Kong.

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Building resilience with nature on Lung Fu Shan (龍虎山), HKU’s “Backyard Hill”

In Cantonese, Lung Fu Shan (龍虎山) means the “dragon and tiger hill”. Do you know where does this name come from? What kind of endangered species can be found in the Lung Fu Shan Country Park? How’s hiking like in Lung Fu Shan? How should we deal with wild animals when hiking? We talked to Angela Chan, project officer from 龍虎山環境教育中心 Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre and two hikers who regularly visit the mountain. Listen to the full podcast for answers and natural sounds from Lung Fu Shan on: Apple podcast: https://apple.co/2RWtErwSpotify:https://spoti.fi/33QTfYqAnchor FM: https://bit.ly/2FZr1ST Find more details about our podcast here: https://bit.ly/3mPoqfm======================HKU’s actions to combat the novel #coronavirus : https://fightcovid19.hku.hk#lungfushan #HKUFightCovid19Nature #Podcast

HKU 100 发布于 2020年9月24日周四


  • Angela Chan, Project Officer from Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre
  • Rich Leung, co-host of HK Hiking Meetup Group
  • Pili Hu, member of HK Hiking Meetup Group
  • The origin of the name “Lung Fu Shan”
  • Lung Fu Shan Country Park, the smallest country park in Hong Kong
  • Hikers’ stories and tips
  • Lung Fu Shan’s biodiversity
  • Lung Fu Shan  Environmental Education Centre
  • Respecting wildlife

Further Reading:

Lung Fu Shan Adventure Map created by Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre

Production credits:

  • Producers: Ying Chan and Karen Zhang
  • Hosted and edited by Karen Zhang with help from Estella Ying
  • Intro music: Michael Ramir C./MIXKIT
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