Global Network of National Geoparks

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...

Geographical feature may boost Scottish tourism

June 24, 2008

Tourism professionals in the north-east of Scotland are hoping to use one of the region's geographical features to attract more tourists to the area.

Protective Construction of Qitai Silicified Wood-Dinosaur National Geopark in Sinkiang

June 23, 2008

The protective construction engineering of Qitai Silicified Wood-Dinosaur National Geopark in Sinkiang is under construction, of which accumulative investment amounts to RMB 6,600,000.

Attractive Summer Tour in Wudalianchi Global Geopark

June 23, 2008

Following a lively festival of holy water, the summer tour in Wudalianchi Global Geopark was heading for its most enjoyable and pleasant stage. In recent days, everyone who had been to Wudalianchi exc...

North-east could be 'on the brink' of a new tourism boom

June 20, 2008

ONE of Scotland’s most significant geological features could be the key to attracting more tourists to the north-east. The Highland Boundary Fault line...

300 participants for geoparks conference

June 19, 2008

More than 300 participants from 35 countries are expected at the meeting, which aims to highlight the planet's geological riches and the need to preserve them.

Asia-Pacific Seminar on Geological Conservation and Sustainable Development 2008

June 19, 2008

Geology and rocks are the fundamental components of our natural environment and are also important elements to be considered in engineering projects.With increasing public concerns on protecting our e...

German Volcano Route in Vulkanland Eifel

June 19, 2008

The VULKANLAND EIFEL national geopark invites school classes, bus groups, families and visitors interested in geology on a discovery tour of the 280 km long "German Volcano Route"