Global Network of National Geoparks

Walk to follow in Darwin's steps

April 13, 2009

A guided walk in Lochaber Geopark is to be held to a geological feature which inspired Victorian scientist Charles Darwin

Tourism industry promoted for county economy development

April 7, 2009

Tourists visited Wulong-Yanrong Geopark in Wulong County, Chongqing on March 31 2009. The county effectively played out the advantage of tourism resources to promote the tourism industry and the count...

Artists wanted!

April 7, 2009

We are looking for an enthusiastic artist to work with us during the Geopark Festival 2009!'Art on the Prom' will take place on Wednesday 27th May in Torquay ...

GB6GEO On the Air for the 2nd Global Geoparks Communication Event -- 23/24th May 2009

April 7, 2009

Again this year "GB6GEO" will be on the air during the weekend of 23/24th May 2009 from Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves in Torquay, Devon, UK as part of the European Geoparks Festival week

High time for Hay Time: £270,000 in grants awarded to help conserve North Pennines hay meadows

March 30, 2009

The North Pennines AONB Partnership has secured £270,000 of new grant aid to expand and extend the work of its Hay Time Project.

Belogradchik rocks to become an European geopark

March 30, 2009

According to Radoslav Nakov, a chief scientist of the Geology Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Belogradchik rocks, famous natural phenomenon, should be turned into a geopark so that the...

Hong Kong Geopark

March 26, 2009

Preparations for establishing the Hong Kong Geopark are advancing. As the name indicates, this "park" will include sites with interesting geology. Rather than being a single area, the geopark is to in...

No stone left unturned to make the Northern Rocks a fortnight of fun!

March 24, 2009

This year's Northern Rocks - the North Pennines Festival of Geology and Landscape - is jam-packed with exciting events, many of them new activities in the programme.Running from 23 May to 7 June, and ...

Holidays with Science, Cinema and Sport in Geopark Naturtejo

March 24, 2009

In the holidays of Easter, the Living Science Centre – Forest and the Municipality of Proença-a-Nova present 2 programs with diversified activities, about science, cinema and sport.

University teams to dig into cave's distant past

March 24, 2009

FINAL preparations are being made for the first archaeological dig in 80 years at the country's oldest known home.A team of archaeologists from the universities of Durham and Sheffield will begin digg...

Shetland apply for European Geopark status

March 23, 2009

...the geology of Shetland is more diverse than in any other county in Britain and it is certainly some of the most complex. In recognition of these riches Shetland has applied for European Geopark st...

The First Nat'l Workshop on Geoparks

March 23, 2009

The Korean National Commission for UNESCO is holding its first national workshop on Geoparks From 20-21 March 2009 in Jeju, Republic of Korea

Interesting geological sites of Argentine Republic

March 20, 2009

On January 2009, the Argentine Mining and Geological Survey (SEGEMAR) launched two volumes entitled “Sitios de Interés Geológico de la República Argentina” (Interesting Geological sites of Argentine R...

Scientists discover prehistoric worms at Devon Geopark

March 19, 2009

Scientists may have discovered evidence of giant prehistoric worms at a beach in the south of England. Geologists believe they have found casts of the giant worms that could have lived 260 million yea...

Kents Cavern Newsletter - 16 March 2009

March 17, 2009

In this issue: New Look Website;mergency Services Disaster Exercise;James hoovers the caves!2009 Promotional Leaflet;Have a go at Cave Art;New menu;Website Discount Voucher;Foreign Language Translatio...

1th International Symposium on Danxia Landform First Circular

March 16, 2009

We hereby sincerely invite you to attend the first international symposium on Danxia Landform, opening from May 26th to 28th, 2009 in Danxiashan Global Geopark in Shaoguan City, Guangdong Province, th...

NEW! Vulkaneifel-Magazine 2009!

March 16, 2009

Information, Tips and Dates - Fascination Vulkaneifel 2009 En-route in the county of Maars und Vulcanoes! During the past few years Vulkaneifel became an exceedingly popular travel destination at home...


March 13, 2009

The 4th International UNESCO Conference on Geoparks 2010 will be held in Southeast Asia very first global geopark, Langkawi Global Geopark, MALAYSIA.

Pupils test the water to see how the sea shaped the Bay

March 13, 2009

MORE than 500 students from all over Devon will be testing the waters of science at a major schools event at Paignton Zoo this week.A workshop is being run by the English Riviera Geopark and will show...

Northern Ireland outlines plans for geopark

March 11, 2009

The government of Northern Ireland is gearing up to establish a geopark in the Newry-Dundalk region.