Global Network of National Geoparks

Hong Kong Geopark participates in geo-education workshop at German World Heritage Site Messel Pit

March 4, 2014

Hong Kong Geopark was invited by the European Geoparks Network to be a keynote speaker at a workshop at Germany’s World Heritage Site Messel Pit, entitled “Earth Discovery Concepts, Geo-Ed...

The World’s First-ever Global Geoparks iBook Series

February 24, 2014

Association for Geoconservation, Hong Kong (“AGHK”) joins hands with BOCHK Charitable Foundation again to launch the world’s first-ever Global Geoparks iBook Series. This iBook Serie...

Representatives of Hong Kong Geopark visit Zigong Global Geopark of China

February 21, 2014

Hong Kong Geopark was invited to visit Zigong Global Geopark of China from16th to 18th February. During the visit, representatives of Hong Kong Geopark shared experience in management, networking and ...

The 2014 National Youth Outdoor Sports Winter Camp Opened in Jingpohu Global Geopark

February 18, 2014

Opening Ceremony(Photo by LI Bo) On 11th Feb., the 2014 national youth outdoor sports winter camp has officially opened in Jingpohu Global Geopark located in China resort city of Mudanjian...

Young archaeologists in Sobrarbe Geopark

February 17, 2014

The 27th and 28th February, coinciding with the holidays of the White Week, Youth and Heritage Services of the Region, in collaboration with Sobrarbe Geopark, we offer an special activity fo...

San’in Kaigan Global Geopark Has Released PR Video on YouTube!

February 14, 2014

From the video, you can see about 265 wonderful performers including mascots, geopark guides, local residents, geopark-related officers, researchers, visitors and tourism facilities in about 4-minute ...

Naturtejo Geopark is growing with Penamacor

January 14, 2014

The Naturtejo General Assembly that was held last month brought major news: the municipality of Penamacor joined the Naturtejo Geopark project. Penamacor is part of the Intermunicipal Community of Bei...

Itoigawa Geopark Revalidation Commemorative Forum

December 16, 2013

Engaging Local Communities to Increase Geopark Awareness On December 12th, the Itoigawa Global Geopark presented the Itoigawa Global Geopark Revalidation Commemorative Forum 2013 in order to ...

Knowledge Sharing Workshop for Asian Geoparks

December 5, 2013

Hong Kong Geopark has hosted a workshop titled “Knowledge Sharing Workshop for Geopark Managers “Volcanology and Geopark Basics” on 2 to 4 December 2013.

37th UNESCO General Conference

December 3, 2013

The works of the Science Commission ended, with the discussion on UNESCO Global Geoparks Initiative. 31 countries took the floor after the presentation of the draft resolution by the Assistant...

Itoigawa Schools’ Geopark Studies Conference 2013

November 22, 2013Theodore Brown

The Itoigawa Global Geopark has developed a Unified “Geostudies” Education Policy for local children ages 0 through 18

Hong Kong Geopark School visited Japan Geoparks

November 15, 2013

Dedicated to building a continuous partnership and to foster science popularization, Hong Kong Geopark has proactively engaged a group of students and faculties from one of the Hong Kong Geopark Schoo...

Ten sites in nine countries added to Global Geoparks Network

September 10, 2013

The Global Geoparks Network now covers ten new members, with the addition of sites in Austria, China, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Turkey and Uruguay. The new sites bring the tot...

Sistering programmes between Wudalianchi Global Geopark and Hong Kong Global Geopark

September 5, 2013

Representatives of Hong Kong Global Geopark visited Wudalianchi during 22-24 Aug 2013. The visit programme included lectures, seminars and site visits. Two sister geoparks shared experience of their r...

The “georoute”: 23 Important emblematic sites to (re)-discover

September 2, 2013

The spinal column of Geopark Chablais, the “GeoRoute”, is currently being installed. The objectives of this wide reaching structural project are to understand the history of the formation ...

Itoigawa Global Geopark Hosts Teachers Recertification Course and Summer School

August 29, 2013

Using the Geopark as a Study and Research Tool In early August of this year, the Itoigawa Global Geopark was happy to host the Seismological Society of Japan’s Teacher’s Recertification...

Sobrarbe Geopark receives the Prize Félix de Azara 2013

August 27, 2013

Huesca County Council gave its approval to the unanimous proposal of the Development and Environment Commission for allocating “XVI Félix de Azara Award” to Sobrarbe Geopark. I...

New Interpretation System on geo-heritage is born in the green mountain and clear water in Lushan

July 18, 2013

New interpretation Board After half a year’s hard working in professional editing, polishing, drawing, translating and confirming back and force, new interpretation system on geo- heritage ...

Korean National Geopark Interpreter Training Program

July 4, 2013

Korea has started the training program for national geopark interpreters

Joint E-Classroom Conducted by Itoigawa, Hong Kong and Aso Geoparks

June 20, 2013

An E-classroom session was conducted for over 150 primary school students of Hong Kong Geopark on 17 June 2013. The session involved not only Hong Kong and Itoigawa geopark, but also Aso Geopark, wh...