Global Network of National Geoparks

Visit to MLR, P.R.C. by Experts from the GGN Bureau

March 11, 2009

On March 3, Dr. Patrick Mc Keever and Prof. Ibrahim Komoo from the Global Geoparks Network Bureau arrived in Beijing for a meeting with relevant officials from the Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR)...


March 9, 2009


Monthly Report of the Geopark Naturtejo Meseta Meridional-Issue 30

March 9, 2009

In this issue: –A look into the Geology of Oleiros-Discover your Geopark–Rock detectives-Cooperation between Portuguese Geoparks–Geointerview with Artur Abreu e Sá and more…

8th European Geoparks Conference, Portugal

March 6, 2009

The 8th European Geoparks Conference will take place in the European and Global Geopark Naturtejo, Protugal, 14-18 September 2009

European Geoparks Coffee Table Book

March 6, 2009

The UNESCO Earth Observation Section together with the European Geoparks Network announces the publication of the first European Geoparks Coffee Table Book as a colorfully illustrated overview of natu...

Geology Course in Copper Coast Geopark

February 23, 2009

The aim of the course is to provide a general introduction to geology which will provide the background to understanding the geology of South East Ireland...

Turning back time in Torbay

February 23, 2009

Plans for a brand new English Riviera Geopark interpretation room at the Geopark Head Office at the Seashore Centre, Paignton have been revealed...

3rd International Intensive Course on Geoparks 2009

February 17, 2009

Earth Heritage and Nature Conservation: "Geopark's Management and Action Plans" will take place on Lesvos Island - Greece, 29 September – 3 October 2009 in collaboration with the Global Geoparks Netwo...

Workshop on "Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas and Local Development Strategies: New Prospects

February 10, 2009

Sardinia 2nd-3rd of April 2009Organization : Geological Mining Park of Sardinia The Geological Mining Park of Sardinia has great pleasure in inviting you to attend the workshop on "Sustainable Touris...

Monthly Report of the Geopark Naturtejo Meseta Meridional-Issue 29

February 10, 2009

In this issue: – Geomonument stolen at Vila Velha de Ródão!- “Animating rocks” programme starts for Idanha-a-Nova schools – Territories for Innovation presented in the world most important tourism fai...

Geopark a catalyst to uniting communities

February 6, 2009

Catriona Loughran attends the launch of the world’s first transnational Geopark in the Slieve Russell and discovers a cross border development of deeper significance to the local area than the very ca...

First edition of horse-back trekking in the Geological Mining Park of Sardinia.

January 13, 2009

A journey full of visual emotions and trips through history. An itinerary through new forms of landscape, natural monuments, geological and mining sites with unusual characteristics of great effect...

European mining statutes compared

January 13, 2009

“A journey into the mining tradition of the old continent” The “Geological, Mining Park of Sardinia” and the “Technological and Archaeological Park of the Metalliferous Hills of Grosseto” in alliance ...

European Geoparks Week 2009, Copper Coast Geopark

January 5, 2009

European Geoparks Week is an annual event that occurs throughout the European Geoparks Network at the same time each year. The aim is to raise awareness of the European Geoparks Network (EGN) by celeb...

New walks leaflets are a breath of fresh air

December 31, 2008

A series of three new leaflets featuring walks in the Blanchland area will give visitors an insight into the history, landscapes and wildlife that makes the area so special. The three beautifully illu...

New Japanese Geopark Committee established in the framework of the International Year of Planet Eart

December 29, 2008

The Global Geoparks Community is steadily growing and new national initiatives see the light each day, like the recently established Japanese Geopark Committee.

Recent activities and meetings of Papuk Geopark

December 29, 2008

OUGSME Geo-Trip Croatia 2008;“International Mountain Day 2008” ;Celebration marking the 60th anniversary of legal protection of geological heritage in Croatia;5th International ProGEO Symposium on Con...

Strong symbol for friendship and cooperation

December 29, 2008

During their one week visit of their partner Geopark Bergstrasse-Odenwald (Germany), the delegation of Mt. Lushan (PR China), headed by director Zheng Xiang, learned to know how their German colleague...

Rock design will be modern take on Victorian glory

December 26, 2008

Plans to transform Rock Walk into Torbay's newest attraction are going out to public consultation...

Youngsters plant for the future with woodland project

December 24, 2008

Children at Middleton-in-Teesdale Primary School were putting the finishing touches on a year-long Living North Pennines project when they helped plant out a new woodland area of native broadleaf tree...