Global Network of National Geoparks

Promotion of local culture and history in Hong Kong Geopark

July 29, 2015

Cultural heritage is an integral component of a geopark. Within Hong Kong Geopark are a number of Hakka villages with a distinct history, culture and language. These villages are excellent places f...

Tianzhushan-Huangshan Exhibition of Science Popularization Works was Held in the Geo-Museum of Anhui Province, China

July 15, 2015

On July 11, the 10th anniversary of Chinese Global Geoparks and Tianzhushan-Huangshan exhibition of science popularization works was held in the geo-museum of Anhui Province, China.This exhibition pub...

Former coordinator of Geopark Araripe is the new rector of the Regional University of Cariri, Brazil

July 13, 2015

Last Wednesday, July 1, 2015, the Regional University of Cariri (URCA), Brazil was held possession of solemnity and charge transmission Rector and Vice-Rector. They took over the running of URCA forme...

Annual Student-exchange Programme between China's Hong Kong Geopark and Japan’s Itoigawa Geopark

July 9, 2015

The Asia Pacific Geoparks Network Student-Exchange Programme has been extended to Itoigawa Global Geopark. After greeting the geopark managers of Itoigawa Global Gepoark, around 30 student ...

New Springer’s book published: “The Principles of Geotourism’

July 7, 2015

Springer, the world-renowned geoscience book publisher has recently released this English version of the original Chinese edition of ‘The Principles of Tourism Earth-science’ which was first published...

The Sobrarbe County Council is already integrated as a member of the European Route of Megalithic Culture”

July 2, 2015

The European Route of Megalithic Culture serves as a platform for museums, Geoparks, scientists, and experts in tourism from Denmark, England, Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden and now Spain to underli...

Geo-guided Walking Tours. 500 million years await you

June 12, 2015

Immerse yourself in the Sobrarbe Geopark, accompanied by expert guides*Sobrarbe Geopark offers you the possibility of knowing it in detail through15 tours,walking on foot 10 of the Geo-Routes, accompa...

Shimabara Delegation visits Hong Kong Global Geopark

June 8, 2015

From 4 to 6 June 2015, a delegation of geopark managers from Unzen Volcanic Area Global Geopark of Japan visited Hong Kong Global Geopark of China before their first student visit to Hong Kong.Durin...

Calling Invitation to Host 2017 APGN Symposium!

June 1, 2015

We would like to invite members of Global Geoparks Network to bid in hosting the nextAsia Pacific Geoparks Network Symposium in 2017.This bidding session welcomes submission from all members of GGN to...

Huangshan Geopark Held Education Activities in Universities in Wuhan

June 3, 2015

To implement the 2015 education plan of Huangshan Global Geopark, and to warm up the market of research tour in Wuhan, as well as to advance the cooperation agreement between the Geopark and some u...

Cooperation of Global Geoparks, WHS and Local Communities: The Intercultural Peony Project

May 15, 2015

a flower as a natural and cultural bridge between continentsPeony – the flower, which grows nowadays mainly in botanical and private gardens – has a fascinating place in the cultural and medicinal...

Aso Grassland Conservation Centre for raising awareness of the value of the grassland

May 11, 2015

Aso Grassland Conservation Centre was newly opened in Aso city on 19 April 2015 to raise awareness of value of grassland, its conservation history and promote further utilization. The center con...

Tianzhushan Geopark Attends 2015 Annual Meeting of Chinese Global Geoparks

May 5, 2015

On April 27-28, 2015 annual meeting of Chinese Global Geoparks was held in Dali, Yunnan province, China. Representatives from 31 Chinese global geoparks, 4 aspiring global geoparkand related provincia...

The European Geoparks Week in Sierras Subbéticas, Spain

May 4, 2015

Geopark Sierras Subbéticas Natural Park celebrates its 9th European Geoparks Week from April 23 to May 19, with a wide range of original and diverse activities taking place both in nature and in ...

Engaging Children in Early Childhood Education in the Itoigawa Geopark

May 4, 2015

Presenting the Geopark in a way that is fun and easy to understand for children below age 6Since the region received recognition as a Global Geopark in 2009, Itoigawa City’s Board of Education has imp...

Lions Nature Education Foundation (Hong Kong Global Geopark) visit Aso Geopark

April 22, 2015

Members of Lions Nature Education Centre (HK) visited Aso Global Geopark on 11 and 12 April with Dr. Yeung Ka-ming (Hong Kong Global Geopark) to understand Aso’s regional resources and geo-conservatio...

The Molina-Alto Tajo Geopark (Spain) was visited by 23 Sciences teachers of Chile

April 16, 2015

A total of 23 Sciences teachers of Chile, accompanied by Amelia Calonge, the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) College of Education Dean, visited the Molina de Aragón-Alto Tajo Geopark a...

Exploring Maestrazgo Geopark on wintertime

March 30, 2015

Once spring has arrived let us remind the visits we have hosted on January in Maestrazgo Geopark. We have been fortunate sharing experiences with Cecilia Múñiz from Grutas del Palacio Global...

New High Speed Rail Line, Information Center Open in Itoigawa Geopark

March 27, 2015

Making use of new infrastructure for outreach to the community and touristsOn March 14th, the Hokuriku Shinkansen Bullet Train opened as the newest shinkansen, or high speed ‘bullet train’ line in Ja...

Introducing GeoEducation in Action

March 24, 2015

The Leonardo Da Vinci: “GeoEducation in Action” Project is based on a balanced geographical and cultural partnership offour European & Global Geoparks (Lesvos Geopark-GR, Arouca Geopark -PT, Beigua G...