Global Network of National Geoparks

Construction and Development of Geopark

April 16, 2007

44 national Geoparks have been founded in China so far, while theory system of construction and development of Geopark is not perfect.This paper discusses the choice to address, area demarcation and p...

Longhu Mountain Applying to Become a Global Geopark

April 15, 2007

Recently an evaluation meeting on Longhu Mountain of Jiangxi Province applying to become a Global geopark was held in Nanchang City by Jiangxi Bureau of Land and Resources, which meant that applying w...

Zigong National Geopark Looking Forward Upgraded

March 19, 2007

Zigong national geopark in Sichuan Province, entitled with a cemetery of dinosaurs, has submitted the application material for being one of the Global geoparks to the Ministry of Land and Resources re...

A step back in time but a step forward for Torbay

March 12, 2007

Torbay’s bid for Geopark status is all signed off and ready to go. The application for European Geopark Status has been signed off by elected Mayor Nick Bye and will be sent to the European Geopark Ne...

Qeshm Geopark Development Planned in Three Phases

March 6, 2007

A comprehensive project for development of Qeshm Geopark, the first in Iran and the Middle East, will be implemented in three phases on the Persian Gulf island of Qeshm, according to ILNA.

Geopark Arouca : a new project to promote geoconservation in Portugal

March 5, 2007

In Portugal, in spite of its very rich geodiversity, the Geopark model is just starting. This work will present the main features of a new proposal for a Portuguese Geopark to be submitted to the EGN ...

Geopark Iskar-panega Project Implemented

February 28, 2007

Geopark Iskar-panega Project was implemented with the financial support of the PHARE Program “Development of Bulgarian Ecotourism”.

Copper Coast Tourism AGM

February 27, 2007

The Copper Coast Tourism AGM will take place on Tuesday night at 8pm, in Annestown, in the Geopark Centre, Seaview Celtic.

Geology is under-represented in India

February 16, 2007

Any tourist coming to India should feel excited not only about the country's heritage but also geological history which encompasses 4,000 million years of the planet's existence.

The Lochaber Geopark seeks to maximise

February 15, 2007

The Lochaber Geopark Association (LGA) has carried out considerable activity and planning in order to maximise the benefit from Lochaber's rich geological heritage.

Environmental protection tops agenda

February 14, 2007

Yuntai Mountain World Geopark in Xiuwu County, Jiaozuo of Cen­tral China's Henan Province, has witnessed considerable prog­ress in geological preservation and sustainable development since a scientifi...

Geopark boost for Langkawi

February 13, 2007

LANGKAWI:The Tourism Ministry is banking on the proposed listing of Langkawi as a Unesco Geopark to make the island resort more famous than Phuket and Bali.

Development Plan of Wangwu Mountain National Scenic Spot Plan wins green light

February 12, 2007

A comprehensive development plan of Wangwu Mountain National Scenic Spot has received a green light from domestic geological experts at a recent evaluation meeting in Jiyuan, Henan Province, and is no...

Magma Geopark aims to become a member of EGN by 2008

February 8, 2007

Magma Geopark aims to meet the criteria by autumn 2007 and become a member of EGN by 2008.