20 May 2022

Inter-house Biodiversity /iNaturalist Nature Challenge results

The iNaturalist City Nature Challenge 2022 took place from 29 April to 2 May. Not only did it allow students to be able to spend their weekend outdoors taking photographs of different wild plants and animals, but also Island School has achieved flying results in the City. A special mention that it is great pride that Hong Kong submitted with over 30,000 observations, 4,000+ species, and 700+ observers, setting a new record for the challenge.

WANBO would like to say a huge thank you to those who participated in this challenge, and we are pleased to see everyone’s enthusiasm and participation in this inter-house event!

Observations (2,758 in total):

1st Place – Da Vinci

2nd Place – Rutherford

3rd Place – Nansen


Species (797 in total):

1st Place – Da Vinci

2nd Place – Nansen

3rd Place – Rutherford


Observers (51 in total):

1st Place – Einstein

2nd Place – Da Vinci

3rd Place – Fleming


Congratulations to Da Vinci and Einstein for placing first in these categories and well done to those who participated!


Hong Kong Results

Observations: 33,118 (7th out of 447 cities) (New HK record)

Species: 4,355 (3rd out of 447 cities) (New HK record)

Observers: 723 (19th out of 447 cites)


Thank you to everyone who has joined this challenge, and we look forward to seeing more photographs next year!


If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email your campus WANBO leaders.

Sha Tin Wai: chanan.ng@online.island.edu.hk or ady.lam@online.island.edu.hk

Tai Wai: katrina.hon@online.island.edu.hk or alexandra.lai@online.island.edu.hk

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Article by Megan Chan 9D and Ava Yeung 9D, WANBO Newsletter Team