Global Network of National Geoparks

School Programs in Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

July 30, 2008

Each year the Museum invites all students and teachers to get to know and to participate in educational programs...

Russians enjoying cold mineral spring in Wudalianchi

July 30, 2008

More than 300 kilometers from the Sino-Russian frontier, the Wudalianchi Scenic Area has become a new resort of Russians bit by bit because of its increasingly increased reputation among Russians plus...

The foundation of the Japanese Geoparks Network

July 29, 2008

The Japanese Geoparks Network, comprised of 13 zones, was established in December, 2007. The zones are candidates for the Global Geoparks Network. In case some of them are designated for the global ne...

A new EU policy for soil protection

July 29, 2008

Soil can be considered a nor-renewable resource, as it takes hundreds of years to produce a few centimeters of soil. The European Commission has proposed a strategy to ensure that Europe’s soils remai...

Region of Sobrarbe is awarded with the Citizens Prices.

July 28, 2008

The Region of Sobrarbe was awarded with the Citizens Prizes due to the recognition of its history, identity signs and cultural heritage.

Call to protect stony land

July 28, 2008

SCIENTISTS have called on the State Government to protect landmark volcanic features in the Stony Rises as rock crushers continue their sweep of the district.

Geo-research Expedition Group to Investigate Xingwen Geopark

July 25, 2008

A symposium of the geo-research expedition group was held in Xingwen Geopark in the morning of July 22. The superintendent concerned said that the 43-person geo-research expedition group composed of e...

Concept of environmental protection penetrates key engineering constructions in Wudalianchi Scenic A

July 25, 2008

You will certainly indulge yourself in beautiful slope greening and natural ecology on both sides of a highway when you drive to Wudalianchi Geopark. What you see is just an epitome of environment pro...

TERRAGAZE MOBILE: a multimedia guide of your Geopark inside your mobile phone

July 25, 2008

Mobile phones are an integral part of our lives, and nowadays they are used not only for phone calls but also for displaying various kinds of multimedia content.In addition to these elements mobile ph...

Olympic torch lit on top of Mt. Taishan

July 25, 2008

The TaiAn's leg of the Olympic torch relay was initiated officially at about 11:30am, July 22 as the first torchbearer of this leg, Xing Aowei who was the gymnastic group champion in Sydney Olympic Ga...

Geo-education initiative by summer camp

July 24, 2008

The 5th Yuecheng District Geo-education Summer Camp 2008, “Science and Civilization Hand in Hand”, was held in Yuecheng District, Shaoxing City, Zhejiang Province in the period July 19-20.

Alston school pupils benefit from UNESCO European Geopark Youth Camp

July 24, 2008

Four children and two members of staff from Samuel King's School in Alston have just come back from a European Geopark Youth Camp in Germany, thanks to a project organised through the North Pennines A...

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Earth Heritage Trust

July 23, 2008

£430,000 grant from Heritage Lottery Fund will fund Community Earth Heritage Champions Project in two counties.The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Earth Heritage...

Fossil forest could acquire status

July 23, 2008

NORTON - Fossils are very much on the mind of Norton Mayor Wendy Alcorn and village council these days.For more than three years, council has worked on making the Norton fossil forest a productive att...

Sister park relationship helps product take off

July 22, 2008

In China, kites have a tradition rich in centuries of symbolism. But specially-designed condor and golden eagle kites available here this summer are symbolic of a much newer relationship - the one for...

Public Meeting To Explore Designation Of Burren And Cliffs Of Moher As UNESCO Geopark

July 22, 2008

A public meeting will take place in Ennistymon this week to discuss the proposed designation of the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren's distinctive karst landscape as a UNESCO Geopark

Kedah to promote geopark attractions

July 21, 2008

THE Kedah Government will promote the geopark attractions in Langkawi because they add to the allure of the resort island which is now officially known as Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah...

CCTV approaches Wudalianchi Global Geopark

July 21, 2008

The four-person producing group of the column “World Travel” of CCTV International Channel had a special trip to Wudalianchi Global Geopark for investigating and shooting there...

Kanas Geopark opens in Xinjiang

July 18, 2008

The Kanas National Geopark, a famous resort in the Aletai region of the Xinjiang Uygor Autonomous Region, has just opened to the public on Jul. 13

Geopark Status Being Determined

July 18, 2008

A FEASIBILITY study is now underway to determine whether there may be scope for the Stonehaven area to apply for UNESCO Geopark status in the future。The study is a joint project funded by the East Gra...