Global Network of National Geoparks

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

Four sites in China, Indonesia, Hungary and Spain added to Global Geoparks Network

September 24, 2012

The Global Network of Geoparks now counts four new members, with the addition of sites in China, Indonesia, Hungary and Spain.

Young Geologists from Africa Visit Yanqing Geopark, China

September 7, 2012GGN Office

On September 4th, 2012, 23 young geologists conducted a one-day field excursion to the Yanqing National Geopark in Beijing.

World's Geoscientists converge on 34th International Geological Congress

August 9, 2012

The 34th International Geological Congress (IGC) themed “Unearthing our Past and Future - Resourcing tomorrow” opened in Brisbane, Australia on 6th August, 2012.

The 5th International UNESCO Conference on Geoparks was held in Japan

June 1, 2012

The 5th International UNESCO Conference on Geoparks themed “Earth Heritage and Sustainable Development” was held at Unzen Volcanic Area Global Geopark, Japan on May 12-15, 2012.

Wangwushan-Daimeishan Global Geopark held geological knowledge training for tourist guide

March 14, 2012

To further enhance the interpretation level and service quality of the guides from Wangwushan-Daimeishan Global Geopark, a geologic knowledge training was organized from March 4 to 6...

Libo, Shilin and Wulong’s jointly efforts to protect World Natural Heritage

October 28, 2011

Annual conference of South China Karst World Heritage was held in Shilin County, on October 25 to 26, 2011. South China Karst is made up of Shilin Karst in Yunnan, Libo Karst in Guizhou and Wulong Kar...

GEOPARKS 2012 registration opened

November 8, 2011

Expected participants: Geopark managers and staff, geo-guides, scientists, experts on tourism, environment-nature protection, geo-disaster and the like, school teachers, students, local residents, UN...

Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark celebrates achievements of Local Tour Guides

July 6, 2011

Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark recently held an event at the Marble Arch Caves Visitor’s Centre to acknowledge the successful participants in the Local Geopark Guides training course funded by Cavan...

The delegation from Mineral Resources Department of Thailand visits Yandangshan Geopark

June 16, 2011

Recently, accompanied by the director of Foreign Affairs Division of China Geological Survey ---- Jiang Shijin, the director of Nanjing Geological Survey Center ----Shen Jialin and the employees of ...

The mission of professors from Zhejiang Normal University explores Yandangshan Geopark for geoscienc

June 27, 2011

On June 24, a mission comprising five professors from Zhejiang Normal University (ZNU) investigated the travel route for geoscience education in Yangdangshan Geopark, in the company of leaders from th...

Grand Opening Ceremony of 2011 China International Stone Forest Torches Carnival

July 26, 2011

Shilin Yi Autonomous County is full of passion in July. On July 24, the hospitable Yi people, Chinese and foreign guests from all over the world gathered in Shilin Torch Square to celebrate the magnif...

2nd APGN Symposium 2011- Second Announcement

March 10, 2011

The Second Asia-Pacific Geoparks Network Symposium on Geopark and Geotourism for Regional Sustainable Development (APGNSymp2011) Hanoi, Vietnam, 16-24 July 2011

Thousands of visitors to Dong Van karst plateau Geopark

February 17, 2011

During the traditional Tet holiday 2011, there were nearly 4.000 Domestic and foreign tourists to Dong Van karst plateau Geopark to excursion and travel. With total tourism revenue reached over 3 bill...

Fforest Fawr Geopark issued its Festival programme in 2011

December 30, 2010

In 2011 the Fforest Fawr Geopark Festival will take place over the course of a fortnight between Saturday 21st May and Sunday 5th June. Enjoy walks, talks and other events organised by the National ...

Norwegian EEA funds provided opportunities for cooperation with Slovene Geopark Project

October 18, 2010

Last weekend in August, a delegation of 10 experts from Magma Geopark visited municipality of Idrija in Slovenia. The aim of the trip was to learn from each other by sharing experiences in teaching an...

Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark lauches walking routes

October 8, 2010

Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark launches walking routes in West Fermanagh forests. Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Michelle Gildernew MP, MLA opened a series of walking routes with...

Qeshm Geopark promoted cooperation with Shahab schools

December 29, 2010

Geopark office and Shahab Zone Education Department held a meeting about cooperation between Qeshm Global Geopark and Shahab schools on Dec.27,2010. Geopark office and Education office agreed to: ...