Global Network of National Geoparks

12 countries confirm attendance for Asia-Pacific International Geopark Conference

September 12, 2007

Twelve countries have confirmed attendance for the Asia-Pacific International Geopark Conference in northern Malaysia's resort island of Langkawi in November to discuss integrated efforts to set up mo...

SDF provides support to save Anglesey's natural beauty and heritage

September 6, 2007

So far, hundreds of thousands of pounds have been poured into projects aimed at conserving Anglesey's natural beauty and heritage.The projects are as diverse as footpaths for the disabled and books tr...

Golfer picked as ambassador of Langkawi Geopark

September 4, 2007

LOCAL professional golfer Yusri Ahmad Sha-harom has been appointed Langkawi Geopark ambassador. Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) will sponsor Yusri's participation in golf championships to promot...

Grand Canyon National Park in America signs Sister Park Arrangement with Yuntaishan World Geopark in

August 31, 2007

Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Steve Martin and Han Yueping, Superintendent of Yuntaishan World Geopark in China signed a Sister Park Arrangement between the two parks in a ceremony at the ...

San'in Kaigan (seaside) region seeks to be the first Global Geopark in Japan

August 28, 2007

Now, municipalities in three prefectures in the Kansai region -Kyoto, Hyogo and Tottori - that face the Japan Sea are moving to acquire a UNESCO laurel for the San'in Kaigan (seaside) region as the fi...

Experts from UNESCO conducted an appraisal for Mountain Longhushan

August 23, 2007

Mountain Longhushan is seeking UNESCO's recognition as a geopark under the Global Network of Geoparks. Two experts from UNESCO came to Mountain Longhushan from August 21 to August 24, 2007, to conduct...

The 3rd International UNESCO-Conference on Geoparks

August 20, 2007

The topic: Communication. The goal: To create appropriate methods to raise the awareness of the geological heritage of our planet - far beyond the Geopark's borders.

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...