Global Network of National Geoparks

Wudalianchi Geopark welcomes the Olympic Games with a new appearance

August 28, 2008

3 scenic spots, i.e. Longmen Rock Village Scenic Spot, Wenbo Scenic Spot and Mount Heilong Scenic Spot, were reconstructed in Wudalianchi Geopark for welcoming the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Summer Scientific Expedition of Sustainable Development to Xingwen Geopark

August 27, 2008

The expedition team of sustainable development from Sichuan Agricultural University to Xingwen Geopark obtained lots of first hand data concerning the geological background, karst landform...

Cash offered to develop Highland land

August 27, 2008

HIGHLAND Council has been offered £4.5 million in funding which will transform vacant and derelict land in the area, Communities Minister Stewart Maxwell said today...

Songshan Geological Museum’s designation as one of the first “ten youth education bases in Dengfeng

August 26, 2008

The government of Dengfeng City, Henan Province decided to integrate and use social resources and designate some units including Songshan Geological Museum as the first “ten youth education bases in D...

Zhang Jiajie Geopark — a travel destination to express concern for Olympiad

August 26, 2008

After Games of the XXIX Olympiad was initiated duly in Beijing, tourists was still in an endless stream in the core scenic spots of Zhang Jiajie that is the world natural heritage and the global geopa...

Events & Activities in the Northwest Highlands Geopark, September 2008

August 25, 2008

Thurs 4 Sept, 10 am - 12.30 pm Scourie - Caves, Cliffs &Otter Signs A coastal walk (led by NW Sutherland Ranger) with geological interest, fine views, plants, birds, bogs and signs of otters. Meet...

Newsletter of the Northwest Highlands Geopark

August 25, 2008

In this issue: –European Geopark Week 27 May to 7 June 2008–New Boundary Signs– Local Games and Gatherings , Summer 2008– 3rd International Conference on Geoparks – Communicating Earth Heritage

9th Agrotouristic Festival—Supporting local communities in the Lesvos Petrified Forest Geopark

August 25, 2008

The annually-organised Agrotouristic Festival is by now a constitution for the Lesvos Petrified Forest Geopark, contributing greatly to the promotion of the local production, traditions and creativity...

“The myth of Earth through human hand”

August 21, 2008

Among the most interesting events that were implemented within the framework of the celebration of the International Year of Planet Earth 2008 was the art exhibition organised by “Psiloritis Natural P...

10th International Ichnofabric Workshop(IIW)

August 21, 2008

This workshop is intended to bring together ichnological researchers to share developping ideas, processes and innovations in the area of ichnofabric research. Input concerning all aspects of this fie...

Mount Tai, a Witness of Marriage——Wedding Ceremony, Celebrating Olympic Games

August 20, 2008

On August 8, the opening day of the 29th Beijing Olympic Games, 25 new couples took part in a collective wedding ceremony entitled “Mount Tai, a Witness of Marriage; Wedding Ceremony, Celebrating Olym...

Ten-thousand Signature Drive in Guangdong to support Danxia Mountain applying for World Natural Heri

August 20, 2008

Over 200 professional tour guides from Shaoguan City, Guangdong Province, gathered at the Danxia Mountain World Geopark on August 12, for a promotion of applying for world natural heritage...

Linking with Olympic Games, abandoning to the nature

August 19, 2008

Yuntaishan Global Geopark, Henan Province, prepared for tourists a platform watching Olympic Games during the 29th Beijing Olympic Games with a theme of “Scenery-Olympic Games.” ...

Eco-environment vigorously protected at Lushan Geopark

August 18, 2008

Recently, The Lushan Mountain Administrative Bureau achieved great results on eco-environment protection. With an investment of 40 million yuan(RMB), water disposal plants and assorted pipe network ha...

Enjoy Olympic Games Enjoy beautiful Jingpo Lake scenery

August 18, 2008

A harmonious and festival atmosphere welcoming the 29th Beijing Olympic Games is on Jingpo Lake Geopark since the beginning of July...

Monthly Report of the Geopark Naturtejo Meseta Meridional-Issue 23

August 15, 2008

In this issue: – New Educational Programs 2008/9 – Geotrips for experts and lovers – Master is Geological Heritage get taining in the Geopark – National fair for Promotion of Nature areas with Naturte...

Experience an Eco-friendly Holiday in FANTASTIC FERMANAGH

August 14, 2008

Fermanagh is packed full of beautiful scenery, and the sights, including the marble arch caves, are renowned world-wide.

New Educational Programs of Naturtejo Geopark for 2008/09 Presented

August 14, 2008

The brand new Educational Programs of Naturtejo Geopark for 2008/09 where presented in the XV Symposium on Geology Teaching, promoted by the Asociación Española para el Ensino de las Ciencias de la Ti...

Fforest Fawr Geopark Walks programme in August 2008

August 13, 2008

There are walks and talks and other events to enjoy throughout August 2008 in Fforest Fawr Geopark organised by the National Park Authority Countryside Service and other organisations.

Naturtejo Geopark in the National Fair of Natural Parksand Environment

August 13, 2008

Naturtejo Geopark participated in the 3rd National Fair of Natural Parks and Environments, where the theme Geotourism and Geoparks was in discussion during the seminar "Ecotourism for Nature Conservat...