Global Network of National Geoparks

Joint E-Classroom Conducted by Itoigawa, Hong Kong and Aso Geoparks

June 20, 2013

An E-classroom session was conducted for over 150 primary school students of Hong Kong Geopark on 17 June 2013. The session involved not only Hong Kong and Itoigawa geopark, but also Aso Geopark, wh...

Unzen Volcanic Area Global Geopark signed a cooperation agreement with the Hong Kong Global Geopark

June 19, 2013

To enhance the sustainable development of geotourism, geo-education and geoheritage, Unzen Volcanic Area Global Geopark of Japan signed a cooperation agreement with the Hong Kong Global Geopar...

Electronic Guide Book and Electronic Guide Map of Hexigten Global Geopark have been published

June 17, 2013

Electronic books and point reading pens are both sound interactive products. The high technology of Million Points Electromagnetic Induction Positioning System and Wireless Sensor Technology has c...

High School Students Help Popularize Geoscientific Knowledge in Fangshan Geopark

June 6, 2013

Geoparks are great educational resources with potential of popularizing geoscientific knowledge to general public through tourism. Though widely known, this educational use is still underdeveloped...

E-Classroom introducing Hong Kong Geopark conducted for Germany students

June 6, 2013

An E- Classroom session was conducted for a group of junior high school students of Germany’s Bergstrasse-Odenwald Geopark on 4 June 2013.

Hong Kong Prepares for Revalidation of its Global Geopark Status

May 31, 2013

To ensure Hong Kong Geopark’s continued eligibility as a member of the Global Geoparks Network (GGN), the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) is preparing for the 2015 reassessme...

The Regional Legislative Assembly of the Azores archipelago congratuletes the Azores geopark for its

May 31, 2013

The Regional Assembly of the Azores voted unanimously on April 17, 2013 a congratulation note to the the Azores Geopark – GEOAZORES for its inscription in the European Geoparks Network, on April 17, 2...

Hong Kong conducted two E-Classroom sessions for students of the University of Geosciences (Beijing)

May 24, 2013

Global E-Classroom is one of our innovative programmes using the internet to enable presenters to give real-time presentations to teachers, students and geopark staff in different regions, usually at ...

Korea Held the 3th Geopark Committee Meeting

May 23, 2013

The 3th Geopark Committee Meeting of Republic of Korea was held at a conference room on March 28th, 2013.

Mt.Lushan(Jiangxi) held Geo Popularization Activities and Prayed for Lushan(Sichuan)

May 13, 2013

On April 22, 2013, the 44th World Earth Day , local residents and tourists of Mt. Lushan in Jiangxi Province, prayed for the people in earthquake-stricken area , Lushan County in Sichuan province, whi...

Itoigawa’s New Environmental Science Textbook

May 6, 2013

The Itoigawa Global Geopark and the Itoigawa City Board of Education have published a new textbook.

Local Government Geopark Representative Workshop

April 24, 2013

For vitalization of geoparks, the National Geopark Secretariat held a workshop at the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources with representatives from the Ministry of Environment and loca...

Representative of Hong Kong Geopark visited four geoparks in Europe

April 18, 2013

Representative of Hong Kong Global Geopark visited four European geoparks during 29 March – 6 April 2013.

Second Circular of 12th European Geopark Conference

April 7, 2013

Please read carefully the second circular

2nd Annual Training Seminar of Japanese National Geoparks

April 6, 2013

The main theme of this training seminar focused on information panels and how to use them more effectively in guiding and educating visitors through the geoparks

International Summer School-the 6th Intensive Course on Geoparks

April 3, 2013

6th Intensive Course on Geoparks, Lesvos Global Geopark, GREECE 25 June – 4 July 2013

Hong Kong hosts Workshop for Geopark Managers

March 27, 2013

Representatives of 13 geoparks in China and Japan are participating in the Workshop for Geopark Managers from March 25 to 28.

Itoigawa’s Geo School Lunch Program

February 21, 2013Theodore Brown

Nutritional Education and Community Involvement from an Early Age

HK Global Geopark of China hosts first roundtable conference

October 23, 2012

Representatives of more than 20 geoparks and five academic bodies from around the world participated in the Hong Kong Global Geopark of China Roundtable Conference.

13 October 2012 International Day for Disaster Reduction

October 18, 2012

I study earthquakes I learn how to be protected