Global Network of National Geoparks

The Sardinian Mining Geopark: The Challenge for New Sustainable Economic Development

May 13, 2009

Our research aims to analyze what kind of policy decisions are being made in the Geopark area and specifically if and how the people are involved and acquainted with the project

Learn everything about the earthquakes in the Lesvos Petrified Forest Geopark

May 13, 2009

An original educational programme was been designed by the Lesvos Petrified Forest Geopark and runs in the Natural History Museum in Sigri

Geopark Festival 2009 of Fforest Fawr Geopark

May 13, 2009

In 2009 Fforest Fawr Geopark Festival takes place over the course of a fortnight between Saturday 23rd May and Sunday 7th June

Illustrated talk – The Burren as Geopark

May 12, 2009

The Burren as Geopark – joint with European Geopark week. Location Burren College of Art – By Maria McNamara.

News of Spring & Summer 2009 from North Pennines AONB

May 12, 2009

The 20-page full colour Spring and Summer issue is bursting with articles on the special flowers and plants that can be found in the North Pennines, and what is being done to protect them. There's new...

Medieval Heritage of Papuk Nature Park

May 12, 2009

Papuk Nature Park has published new publication – Medieval Heritage of Papuk Nature Park. It is kind of guide where you can find basic information about Papuk medieval monuments

Bealtaine Festival of Outdoor Science

May 12, 2009

17th -24th May 2009 Celebrating our Living Earth in the Southeast of Ireland This year's Bealtaine Festival of Outdoor Science will run from May 17 - 24th and offers primary and secondary school pupil...

Louborough’s geography students study Mediterranean rural development in Psiloritis Geopark.

May 5, 2009

A group of 30 graduate students and their teacher, prof. Heike Joens, from the Geography department of Louborough University of United Kingdom, were hosted at Anogia, in Psiloritis Natural Park, (Euro...

The new bilingual Field Guide for Psiloritis Geopark, Crete, Greece

May 4, 2009

A brand new bilingual (Greek-English) Field Guide for Psiloritis Natural Park, European and Global Geopark, titled “The Geological Heritage of Psiloritis” has recently been published

SEN visits Japan's San'in Coast Geopark

April 28, 2009

The Secretary for the Environment, Mr Edward Yau visited the San'in Coast Geopark in Japan and met with the Tottori Prefecture management authority to better prepare for the setting up of the Hong Kon...

Monthly Report of the Geopark Naturtejo Meseta Meridional-Issue 31

April 28, 2009

In this issue: – 23rd EGN Meeting: Culture of hospitality in ardegna; –National Commission for UNESCO visits Naturtejo Geopark – Naturtejo supports the new project “Azores Geopark” ;– Geointerview wit...

10th anniversary of the proclamation of Papuk Nature Park

April 28, 2009

The tenth anniversary of the proclamation of protection of the Nature Park Papuk was celebrated on Thursday 23rd April in Orahovica. The program started with the grand opening and guided tour of new e...

Scotland to host world famous Appalacian Trail

April 28, 2009

Lochaber Geopark has invited Dick Anderson the founder and driving force of the International Appalachian Trail, to visit Fort William on the 1st of June to discuss the inclusion of new trail sections...

Two new members affiliated the GGN officially

April 24, 2009

European Geoparks Network has awarded European Geopark status to the two new Geoparks - Geo Mon Geopark, Wales, UK and Arouca Geopark, Portugal.Up to Now, 58 Geoparks in 18 Member States are members o...

Anglesey celebrates Geopark status

April 24, 2009

The Isle of Anglesey has been awarded European GeoPark status. It’s now hoped that the Island’s important, diverse and spectacular geology will attract ‘geo-tourists” from across the world and further...

Thematic Activities Being Held on the 40th World Earth Day

April 23, 2009

This April 22 was the 40th World Earth Day, when the Ministry of Land and Resources, P.R.C. held publicity activities ceremoniously on the theme "to know the earth, to guarantee development — to get t...

Geopark Festival

April 22, 2009

Coinciding with International Geopark Week, the second annual English Riviera Geopark Festival is a two week celebration of our stunning natural heritage

Festival fortnight celebrates Bay's hot rocks

April 17, 2009

PLANS are being laid for a fortnight packed with events to celebrate Torbay's hot rocks. The second English Riviera Geopark Festival will take place between May 22 and June 6, and ...

Celebrate spring with the Weardale Way discovery walk

April 17, 2009

Walkers can enjoy all the sights, sounds and scents of spring in the North Pennines when they sign up to a free guided walk through scenic Weardale running on Friday 17th April. The North Pennines AON...

The 23rd meeting of the EGN Coordination committee

April 13, 2009

23rd Coordination Committee Meeting of the European Geoparks Network was held from the 30th March - 3rd April in the Geological and Mining Park of Sardinia - European and Global Geopark.