Global Network of National Geoparks

Children at Volcano Experience Route Strohn

July 10, 2008

In June this year a new volcanological pathway in German was opened to the public. It is called "Volcano experience path".

Day of open quarry 2008 Akdolit Pelm

July 10, 2008

A local excavation company opened its doors for one day to let the public go inside a lime stone quarry...

Global promotion opportunity

July 9, 2008

Only three weeks after the Kanawinka Geopark earned international status, a South East diver has been invited to promote the Limestone Coast at an international conference.

Songshan Geopark enters into a twinning agreement with three global geoparks

July 8, 2008

Delegates from Songshan Geopark attended the 3rd International Geoparks Conference held in Germany in the last ten-day period of June. During this conference, Songshan Geopark entered into a twinning ...

Zigong and Longhushan recognized as sites of world importance by UNESCO

July 7, 2008

Delegations from both Sichuan Zigong Geopark and Jiangxi Longhushan Geopark were presented with a large ceramic plaque each by the UNESCO in the evening of June 25 at the 3rd International Geopark Con...

Gujarat's Jurassic Park all set to enter the world list

July 4, 2008

Raiyoli, the dinosaur fossil site near Balasinore, has been selected by the Geological Survey of India (GSI) as one of the two Indian sites it will propose for inclusion in UNESCO's list of geological...

Lochaber recognised as site of world importance

July 4, 2008

LOCHABER'S landscape received worldwide recognition last week at the UNESCO International Geopark Conference held in Osnabruck, Germany.

Wudalianchi Global Geopark actively presses tourism promotion forward

July 4, 2008

Just following the Beijing International Tourism Expo, Wudalianchi Global Geopark took the favorable opportunity firmly to promote its tourist products to foreigners. The tourism promoting team compos...

European Heritage Week 2008

July 3, 2008

European Heritage Week will run from 24th August - 31st August 2008. It's a week long celebration of who we are and where we’ve come from.Heritage Week is part of European Heritage Days, a joint initi...

New plans to boost tourists and income for Cavan

July 2, 2008

Cavan is in pole position to benefit from millions of euro of investment if appeals in support of the Castlesaunderson Scouting Project and a geopark in the Cuilcagh Mountains are successful in the co...

Jeju aims to be a Global Geopark

July 1, 2008

Now, Jeju is aiming to win the third honor by becoming a Global Geopark too. Being included in the global network of geoparks will put the island to be on par with the world's most famous destinations...

International Photo Exhibition of Seasonal Scenes in Hexigten Geopark, Inner Mongolia Initiated

July 1, 2008

The International Photo Exhibition of Seasonal Scenes in Hexigten Geopark, Inner Mongolia was initiated duly, which would last one year

Unesco international conference honours for Langkawi Geopark

June 30, 2008

Langkawi Geopark will host the fourth Unesco International Conference on Geoparks in 2010.

GGN Office holds academic reporting conference on geoconservation

June 27, 2008

Upon request of the GGN (Global Geoparks Network) Office, Ms. Cynthia Burek who was a professor of geoheritage from the University of Chester in UK gave an academic report on the British geoconservati...

3rd International Geoparks Conference of UNESCO Convoked

June 27, 2008

The 3rd International Geoparks Conference of UNESCO was convoked officially in Osnabrück, Germany at 11:00am, June 21, 2008, of which theme was "communication of geoheritage".

"Wide Screen" Photographs Show Rondane Geopark

June 26, 2008

Rondane Geopark has spectacular glacial deposits that are fascinating to the specialist. In order to reach the wider public, "wide screen" photographs have been created by Bjørn Follestad and exhibite...

Playing with the past

June 25, 2008

Young and old in Stavanger will soon be able to stroll around a landscape 150 million years old when the city’s new Geopark opens alongside the Norwegian Petroleum Museum (NPM)

Letter of Invitation to Geoscience Organisations World-Wide

June 24, 2008

During the period 6–14th August 2008, the 33rd International Geological Congress will be held in Oslo as a joint venture between the Nordic countries.Excursions will take place both before and after t...

Danxiashan Geopark run for WNH

June 24, 2008

Danxiashan is a sandstone mountain region adjacent to the city of Shaoguan in northern Guangdong Province in China (north of Hong Kong)...

Heritage & Culture field trip

June 24, 2008

The Mallow Field Club visited the Copper Coast Geopark while on their Heritage & Culture field trip. The tour guide on the day was Historian Julian Walton. Members of the club include Charlie Mort...