Global Network of National Geoparks

Written in stone: Interpreting special landscapes

October 16, 2008

Words and images can make powerful connections between people and the places they visit. But getting them to work well is a real craft, especially when you’re dealing with complex subjects like geolog...

Grants available to GREEN tourism businesses in the North Pennines AONB

October 15, 2008

Grants of up to £500 are now available to tourism businesses based in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and European Geopark.

Monthly Report of the Geopark Naturtejo Meseta Meridional-Issue 25

October 14, 2008

In this issue: ––Naturtejo makes history in Ichnia 2008 – Geology & cookies –Meet the Paradise in Czech – Discussing the social role of Museum and more…

Geoparks Forum Ireland

October 13, 2008

The Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) and the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI) wish to contribute to the future development of Geoparks as a major tourism resource in Ireland and Northern...

Welcom to ProGEO WG3 meeting 2009

October 13, 2008

Geoheritage, Geodiversity & Nature and Landscape management; 19 - 23 April 2009, Drenthe, The Netherlands

Release of latest EGN members list

October 10, 2008

There are some changes in the EGN membership, with Rocca di Cerere (Italy) in and Kamptal (Austria) out.

Govt proposes Mount Rinjani as first geopark in Indonesia

October 10, 2008

The government has proposed to UNESCO that Mount Rinjani, Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara, be one of the world's geoparks under its auspices, subsequently becoming the first geopark in Indonesia.

Opening Ceremony of Bingyu National Geopark held

October 10, 2008

Opening ceremony of the Bingyu National Geopark is held in Zhuanghe of northern Dalian, Liaoning province October 8, 2008.

Opening ceremony of Daimeishan Mountain Geopark held

October 9, 2008

On September 30, the opening ceremony of Daimeishan Mountain Geopark was held. Located at the south bank of the upper reaches of Xiaolangdi Reservoir, northwest of Xin'an County of Henan Province, Dai...

A World of Science (Vol6_4_2008)

October 7, 2008

Recently, two articles on Langkawi and Kanawinka Geoparks were published in the latest issue of 'A World of Science' ...

1st Latin-American and Caribbean Conference on Geotourism Initiatives

October 6, 2008

The 1st Latin-American and Caribbean Conference on Geotourism Initiatives, will be held in Isla de Margarita, Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela from 26th to 30th January, 2009.


September 28, 2008

The impressive geodiversity of Azores archipelago and the high value (or relevance) of the sites that it includes justifies the proposal of the “Azores Geopark”, which is being prepared by the Azores ...

5th International ProGEO Symposium on Conservation of the Geological Heritage and ProGEO Working Gro

September 26, 2008

The Organizing Committee, on behalf of the ProGEO-Croatia and the ProGEO European Association for the Conservation of the Geological Heritage, has the pleasure to welcome all professionals and student...

MAEGS 16 - 2009 in Cluj-Napoca, First circular

September 26, 2008

Dear colleagues, The Association of European Geological Societies (AEGS) and the Geological Society of Romania (GSR) cordially invite you to join the 16th Meeting of the Association (MAEGS-16) and...

Relationships with International Bodies (IUGS - 2008)

September 24, 2008

Bulletin of the International Union of Geological Sciences (No. 34. August 30, 2008)...


September 22, 2008

The 2009 LANGKAWI GEOPARK IODA ASIAN Sailing Championship will be held from December 06th through 17th December 2009 in the Island of Langkawi Geopark , Malaysia.

Laird of the rings in Lochaber Geopark draws experts

September 22, 2008

A group of 33 scientists from around the world have explored the Ardnamurchan ring complex - the remains of ancient volcanic activity.

How to transport the message - Geoparks as communicator for geosciences, examples from the Geopark B

September 19, 2008

Since the last decade, the potential of Earth history as educational and discovery tool as well as part of a sustainable touristic approach has been discovered and developed by Geoparks...

Educational activities in a European geopark and new tools for earth heritage interpretation-The Les

September 19, 2008

The European Geoparks Network - EGN, is founded in 2000, aiming to advance earth heritage conservation and promotion, education in earth sciences...

Fortnightly Bulletin of Sobrarbe Geopark

September 19, 2008

In this issue: -Oncoming Workshops About Mushrooms At The X Jornadas Micologicas En Sobrarbe: From 14th to 19th October 2008;- Courses On Geology, Fauna And Flora Organised By The Geopark Of Sobrarbe:...