Global Network of National Geoparks

GGN Newsletter 2014 Issue 02

Source :GGN Office Published :March 1, 2015


Inside this issue includes:


11 New sites added to Global Geoparks Network

Education & Communication

  ● Geoparks contributing in raising awareness against natural disasters

  ● Workshop "Geoparks in volcanic areas: sustainable development strategies"

  ● A knowledge sharing workshop on volcano hosted Aso Geopark

  ● San'in Kaigan Geopark delegation visit in Lesvos Geopark

  ● Yandangshan Geopark visited EGN members


  ● Itoigawa Geopark Academic Research Promotion Grant

Tourism & Promotion

  ● A new marine park in Lesvos Geopark - New perspectives in tourism development

  ● Personalized tourism:GEOvisual and GEOfood

  ● Opening of restored mineral water source “Drees of Darscheid” of Vulkaneifel Geopark

  ● Hong Kong Global Geopark celebrates issue of definitive stamps and philatelic items


  ● Workshop on Mesoproterozoic stratigraphy Held in Shennongjia

  ● Itoigawa Global Geopark Hosts Geopark Certification Seminar

  ● New geological trails launched in Maestrazgo Cultural European & Global Geopark (Teruel, Spain)

  ● Jingpohu to Host ‘Future Star’ 2015 National Teenager Winter Sports Event 

  ● The 1st Volcanic Hiking Race was held at Wudalianchi Global Geopark

  ● Short report on the 6th Working Group on Geoparks Meeting at UNESCO


 ● The 13th European Geoparks Conference

 ● The 4th Asia-Pacific Geoparks Network San'in Kaigan Symposium


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