Global Network of National Geoparks

Open Day at China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)

June 19, 2008

June 12 was the open day featured by geosciences at China University of Geosciences (Wuhan). On that day, numerous students and their parents were attracted to the Yifu Museum by its reputation...

Huangshan Geopark holds colorful activities on “cultural heritage day”

June 18, 2008

June 14 was the third “cultural heritage day” of China, of which theme was “protection of cultural heritage by everyone and share of protection results by everyone”. Huangshan Geopark held a series of...

The Copper Coast Photography Competition

June 18, 2008

Are you between 11 and 16 years of age? Are you interested in photography?If so, then why not entering the photography competition?

Minister Killeen launches Burren Map

June 16, 2008

—Burren region to acquire European geopark status Launching a new educational map of the majestic landscapes of the Burren, Minister of State Tony Killeen T.D. last night heralded the fascinating geol...

'Northern Rocks 2008'

June 13, 2008

'Northern Rocks' - the North Pennines Festival of Geology and Landscape ran between 24 May and 8 June 2008.

Langkawi Goes On Promotion Drive With Other Geoparks Worldwide

June 13, 2008

Langkawi Geopark will hold joint promotions with other geoparks worldwide, Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) general manager Datuk Kamarulzaman Abdul Ghani said Friday

Educational Exhibition of Earthquake held in Songshan Global Geopark

June 13, 2008

Songshan Global Geopark in Henan Province, China has held an educational exhibition of earthquake recently to generalize the basic knowledge of earthquake and tell people how to relieve the hurt upon ...

Kanawinka Geopark waiting permission to bid for global geopark

June 12, 2008

A Colac district tourism operator will meet Environment Minister Peter Garrett in an effort to obtain international status for Colac district's volcanic plain

Hay Time Weekend in the North Pennines

June 12, 2008

A History of Hay Time Weekend, running on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 June at St John's Chapel Town Hall in Upper Weardale (10.30am to 4pm), is going to be a fantastic opportunity to find out more about...

Tapping into local rocks of Shetland

June 12, 2008

A SHORT COURSE looking at Shetland's unique geology will be held this month ahead of the isles' bid to gain European Geopark status.

Official Calls for registering Mond in UNESCO global list

June 10, 2008

Since the feature of Mond protected zone meets the Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) criteria, it can be registered in its global network of geoparks, an official said.

“European Geopark Week 2008” activities held

June 6, 2008

The “European Geopark Week” activities of this year were held mostly in the period May 21-June 6. The EGN designed seven subjects for this year’s activities i.e. Geo& Geo, Geo& Relish, Geo& Arts, Geo&...

Expert makes a field expedition to Yuntaishan Global Geopark for revaluation

June 5, 2008

Following the expedition to Songshan Global Geopark on June 2, the expert team from the Global Geopark Bureau (GGB), UNESCO made a field expedition to Yuntaishan Global Geopark...

Fforest Fawr Geoparks' rock festival with a difference

June 4, 2008

Fforest Fawr Geopark is holding a series of rock events to celebrate Brecon Beacons National Park’s unique geological heritage as part of European Geoparks’ Fortnight...

Revaluation of Songshan Global Geopark by UNESCO

June 3, 2008

The expert from UNESCO revaluated Songshan Global Geopark over two days as of Jun 1. Songshan Global Geopark is the first station for UNESCO to revaluate GGN members in China

Mount Taishan Global Geopark Unveiled and Opened

June 2, 2008

Mount Taishan Global Geopark was unveiled and opened in the morning, May 31. Attendants of the unveiling ceremony included the geopark expert from UNESCO, Dr. Komoo...

Links Around The World As Geopark Makes Contact

June 1, 2008

Greetings from Torbay winged their way through the airwaves all round the world at the weekend. The first English Riviera Global Geopark radio event has been hailed a huge success with some 300 to 400...

Joint Construction of Huangshan World Heritage - Global Geopark Protection & Education Base

May 28, 2008

Huangshan Global Geopark Management Office entered into a contract of Action Plan for Joint Construction of Huangshan World Heritage - Global Geopark Protection & Education Base with the elementar...

Langkawi Geopark Carnival Begins May 30

May 27, 2008

Various events have been lined up at a three-day carnival in conjunction with the first anniversary of the Langkawi Geopark, beginning May 30.

Expert from Global Geopark Bureau will make a field expedition to Songshan and Yuntaishan geoparks f

May 23, 2008

The Global Geopark Bureau of UNESCO will designate Prof. Ibrahim Komoo from Malaysia to make a field expedition to Songshan and Yuntaishan geoparks in China on June 14, 2008. This expedition is an imp...