Global Network of National Geoparks

Indonesia is known as a mega-biodiversity country

September 19, 2008

The Directorate General of Forest and Nature Conservation (PHKA) of the Forestry Ministry Darori said here Wednesday that Indonesia was one of the countries with the highest biodiversity in the world,...

The 23rd Annual Conference of Tourism Geology and Geopark Research Sub-society of Geological Society

September 17, 2008

The “23rd Annual Conference of Tourism Geology and Geopark Research Sub-society of Geological Society of China” was convoked jointly by Tourism Geology and Geopark Research Sub-society of Geological S...

Monthly Report of the Geopark Naturtejo Meseta Meridional-Issue 24

September 17, 2008

In this issue: – Boom Festival at the Geopark’s heart – Local police learn about heritage – Promotion indoors – International Working Camp –Geopark goes to the beach and more…

Boom Festival brings 30000 people to the heart of the Naturtejo Geopark

September 16, 2008

Boom Festival and Naturtejo Geopark: a unique combination of emotions and ecological care at different scales. Boom’s place is part of an amazing piece of land in the world called Naturtejo Geopark.

Portuguese geopark delegation visited Lesvos

September 16, 2008

A four-member delegation of the Portuguese Arouca geopark, comprised of the mayor of the city of Arouca, the science sector chief, the director of the Local Action Group of the LEADER programme and th...

The Story of Buninyong in KANAWINKA GLOBAL GEOPARK

September 12, 2008

Artists in residence for all 3 cultural days : •Barry Peters, Children Entertainer, Singer/Song Writer & Visual Artist; •Paul Wright, Indigenous Dancer, educator, musician and visual artist...

Taining makes full use of travel fair as a platform for promotion of its tourism

September 12, 2008

Tourism Association of Taining County and Travel Agent Association of R.O.C. entered into the Agreement on Bi-way Development of Dajinhu (Great Golden Lake) – Riyuetan (Sun Moon Lake) Tourism Market i...

Close running of vehicles is underway in Taishan Global Geopark

September 12, 2008

TaiAn Municipal Government released the Regulations for Close Running of Vehicles in Taishan Global Geopark, TaiAn (Trial) on Aug.18 in order to make the tourist transport safer in Taishan Scenic Area...


September 11, 2008

Mount Elephant near Derrinallum, will come alive to the sounds of children’s voices when 100 students from Buninyong Primary School arrive at 10.30am on Friday 12 September to become entranced by the ...

Communication between Zhangjiajie Geopark and Geopark Bergstrasse – Odenwald

September 9, 2008

Recently, the delegation under the leadership of Detlef Prehn who is the deputy chairman of Germany International Training & Development Association explored Zhangjiajie...

Initiation of the 22th Taishan International Climbing Festival & Taishan•Fuji Sino-Japanese Friendsh

September 9, 2008

In the morning of Sep.6, the Tianwaicun Square was full of happiness and singing. The 22th Taishan International Climbing Festival & Taishan•Fuji Sino-Japanese Friendship Festival started with C...

World's glaciers facing huge threat: UN

September 8, 2008

The United Nations said Monday that swathes of mountain ranges worldwide risk losing their glaciers by the end of the century if global warming continues at its projected rate...

A special report on Vulkaneifel Global Geopark in Beijing

September 8, 2008

Mr. Andreas Schueller from Vulkaneifel Global Geopark delivered an academic report, Case Study of Setting Up Tourism Program and Educational Activities in Vulkaneifel Global Geopark, upon invitation i...

Geological Heritage Of The Northwestern Tabular Middle Atlas Of Morocco

September 5, 2008

Across the northwestern Tabular Middle Atlas of Morocco there are many examples of landscapes, rocks and fossils that provide key evidence of a particular moment or period in Earth history ...

An exciting journey into the boiling past with all your senses— The geo-museums of the Vulkaneifel G

September 4, 2008

The Vulkaneifel shows a multitude of natural phenomena that are unique in form and of much interest for research. Current research projects continue to provide new findings, but also new questions...

North Pennines Pocket Guide 2008/09

September 4, 2008

This free, A5-sized,pocket guide is your comprehensive guide to the North Pennines AONB and UNESCO European and Global Geopark. It's packed full of useful information to make your stay in this fantast...

Revaluation on Wudalianchi Geopark by UNESCO

September 2, 2008

Mr. Andreas Schueller, who is from Vulkaneifel Geopark – Germany, on behalf of UNESCO, revaluated Wudalianchi Geopark in the period Aug.27-30.

Unesco assesses geological "shrine"

September 1, 2008

The Glarus Overthrust, a rock formation that provides unique insights into the formation of the Alps, is bidding to become Switzerland's eighth world heritage site. swissinfo visited the overthrust...

Jingpohu Global Geopark Opening Ceremony

September 1, 2008

People unveil the monument for the Jingpohu Global Geopark in Mudanjiang, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Aug. 30, 2008.

Summer camp of scientific expedition for primary and secondary students in Wudalianchi Geopark

August 29, 2008

Recently, the Management Committee of Wudalianchi Geopark organized a summer camp for primary and secondary students in order to acquaint more primary and secondary students living in Wudalianchi Geop...