Global Network of National Geoparks

Lada On Overdrive Mode To Promote Langkawi Geopark

August 15, 2007

The Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) is aggressively promoting this popular resort island - now branded as Langkawi Geopark - since the Langkawi International Dialogue (LID) 2007 which is aimed a...

"GeoPomerania2007 – Geology cross-bordering the Eastern and Western European Platform"

August 9, 2007

September 24-26, 2007 Szczecin, Poland. Invitation Great News! We are glad to let you know that we have got up to now approx. 230 registrations for participation in GeoPomerania 2007 from 15 count...

Northwest Highlands Geopark set to host 7th European Geopark Network Open Conference

July 31, 2007

SCOTLAND'S first geopark, the major part of which lies in north-west Sutherland, is to host a major international conference later this year.Up to 250 delegates from across the globe are expected to t...

Regional Conference on Asia-Pacific Geoparks will be held on 13-15 November 2007

July 27, 2007

Background A Geopark is a nationally protected area containing a number of geological heritage sites of particular importance, rarity or aesthetic appeal. It is part of an integrated concept of prot...

Lochaber celebrates gaining geopark status

July 25, 2007

TO celebrate the granting to Lochaber of European Geopark status, a local launch event was held in Corpach.Lochaber Geopark has achieved this prestigious accolade, which is recognised by UNESCO, and i...

Four new members in the Global Network of National Geoparks under UNESCO

July 11, 2007

Three European Geoparks and one geopark from Malaysia have become of the network : Papuk Geopark first Geopark in Croatia, Lochaber Geopark, Scotland, United Kingdom, Geological and Mining Park of Sar...

Intensive course «Geopark management and Geotourism»

June 14, 2007

The intensive course on “Geopark Management and Geotourism” is organized by the University of the Aegean - Department of Geography, and...

EVENTS: Three billion years of Earth history in the North West Highlands Geopark

June 12, 2007

A Geological Society of London event: the geology of the Northwest Highlands Geopark, ranging in time from the Archaean to the Quaternary.

Workshop on Geoparks, Geological & Mining Cons & Tourism Dev in South Africa

June 10, 2007

Friday 22nd June 2007 The Auditorium, Council for Geoscience, Silverton, Pretoria The Conservation Committee of the Geological Society of South AfricaA WORKSHOP ON GEOPARKS, GEOLOGICAL AND MINING CO...

European Geoparks Week 2007

June 1, 2007

European Geoparks Week is an annual event that occurs throughout the European Geoparks Network at late May early June each year.

Geoheritage And International Borders - Perspective For Sustainable Development

May 15, 2007

Augustów, Poland.June 11-12, 2007.The Conference Is Held Under Auspices Of INTERREG project No 2005/041/1VL-510 “Elaboration of geoenvironmental assumptions for Geopark Yotvings in the cross-border Po...

Marine fossil found in Yuntai Mountain

May 9, 2007

A trilobite fossil dating back 400 million years was recently discovered in Yuntai Mountain Global Geopark, in Central China's Henan Province.

Papuk, Croatia to be proclaimed UNESCO Geopark

May 8, 2007

According to Croatian media, it is very likely that Papuk mountain in Slavonia will be included in the UNESCO'S network of the world's geoparks. The full membership is expected to be confirmed in Sept...

Geopark network to benefit NE regions of India

April 23, 2007

The President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam has shown keen interest in development of a geopark network in the country. The network is to benefit the region like India’s NE region, the most.

Geological background of national geoparks of China and construction of world geoparks

April 17, 2007

Since2000,44national geoparks of China have been approve d based on its rich geo heritages and experiences of conservation.Their distribu tions and characteristics are controlled by the geotectonic ba...

The Construction and Significance of European Geoparks

April 17, 2007

Two European geologists put forward a proposal concerning establishment of eurogeopark network during 30th IGC in Beijing,China,in August 1996,in order to bridge geologists and the public with Earth's...

National Geopark and Its Tourism Development

April 17, 2007

Since the division of earth science of UNESCO put forward the "UNESCO geopark programme" in 1999, geopark has been developing quickly in China. National geopark is a new membership in the "tourist fam...

Geological background of national geoparks of China and construction of world geoparks

April 17, 2007

Since2000,44national geoparks of China have been approve d based on its rich geo heritages and experiences of conservation.Their distribu tions and characteristics are controlled by the geotectonic ba...

The Construction and Significance of European Geoparks

April 17, 2007

Two European geologists put forward a proposal concerning establishment of eurogeopark network during 30th IGC in Beijing,China,in August 1996,in order to bridge geologists and the public with Earth's...

National Geopark and Its Tourism Development

April 17, 2007

Since the division of earth science of UNESCO put forward the "UNESCO geopark programme" in 1999, geopark has been developing quickly in China. National geopark is a new membership in the "tourist fam...