Global Network of National Geoparks

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

July 25, 2014

On 24 July 2014, Hongkong Post launched a new set of definitive stamps with 16 different denominations with “Hong Kong Global Geopark of China” as the theme. Along with these definitive st...

The revalidation mission to Wudalianchi Global Geopark ended up recently

July 24, 2014

Recently, two experts, professor Nikolaos Zouros and Henning Zellmer assigned by UNESCO, have completed the revalidation mission to Wudalianchi Global Geopark of China since their arriving on 16th Jul...

Hong Kong Global Geopark of China Enters Partnership with AsoGeopark of Japan

July 18, 2014

On 14 July 2014, in parallel with the Asia Pacific Geoparks Network (APGN) Roundtable Conference 2014, hosted in Hong Kong on 14-15 July 2014, a partnership arrangement between Hong Kong Global Geopar...

Hong Kong Geopark: a Platform to Bring Together Brilliant Minds from Regional and Global Network

July 15, 2014

Opening speech by Mr. Alan Wong, Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation On 14-15 July 2014, Hong Kong Global Geopark held an Asia Pacific Geoparks Network (APGN) Roundtable C...

Delegation of Korea National Park Service Visited Shennongjia Global Geopark

July 15, 2014Jinxin CHEN

From July 7 to 11, a delegation of Korea National Park Service (KNPS) visited Shennongjia Global Geopark of China. On July 10, Mr. Zhou Senfeng, Secretary of CPC Committee of Shennongjia Forestry ...

Knowledge Sharing Workshop for Asia Pacific Geopark Managers --“Learning together with GGN Partners"

June 6, 2014

Dr. Marie L Frey, from the Global Geopark Bureau, was invited to visit Hong Kong Global Geopark of China and to deliver a talk at the Knowledge Sharing Workshop for Asia Pacific Geopark Managers title...

The peony painting and calligraphy exhibition of Lushan Geopark of China debuts in Germany

June 4, 2014

On June 1st 2014,in the City of Lorsch Germany, where the headquarter of Bergstrasse-Odenwald Global Geopark located, a grand opening for peony painting and calligraphy exhibition of Lushan Geopark of...

Kents Cavern charity wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

June 3, 2014

Today, the Kents Cavern Foundation (KCF), the new charitable organisation delivering education, scientific research and conservation at Devon’s award winning caverns, has received £42,...

Geopark Experts speak at Asia Pacific Geoparks Network Workshop in Japan

June 3, 2014

The Asia Pacific Geoparks Network (APGN) – Knowledge Sharing Workshop for Geopark Managers themed “Learning together with GGN Partners” officially opened in Tokyo, the first stop for...

Hong Kong Global Geopark representative visits Japan’s Unzen Volcanic Area Global Geopark

May 28, 2014

Representative of Hong Kong Global Geopark was invited to visit Japan’s Unzen Volcanic Area Global Geopark on 24 to 25 May 2014 to share with the staff of UnzenGeopark his views on various topic...

2014 Annual Conference of China's GGN Chinese Members Held in Shennongjia Geopark

May 23, 2014

On May 15th and 16th, 2014 Annual Conference of China's GGN Members was successfully held in Shennongjia Global Geopark of China. This conference was called by the Department of Geological Environment...

Global E-classroom between Hong Kong Geopark and Lesvos Global Geopark

May 4, 2014

The representatives of Hong Kong Geopark visited the Lesvos Global Geopark in Greece from 30 April to 4 May 2014 to share their experience in geopark management and operation. Apart from visiting the ...

Celebration of “Earth Day” and Re-opening of Zhangjiajie Global Geopark Museum

May 4, 2014

On April 22, the administrative committee of Zhangjiajie global geopark held a large-scale public campaign in the geopark to celebrate the 45th “Earth Day”. The upgraded museum of Zh...

Lushan Geopark Launched Series Activities on “Earth Day”

April 28, 2014

22th, April 2014 is the 45th Earth Day, which is great opportunity for series activities of attracting the public awareness on treasuring earth resources and science popularization. Global Geoparks ar...

Jeju Island Opens New Geo-Trail Course

April 18, 2014

Jeju Island Global Geopark hosted Open Up Road Event for New Geopark Trail Course in April 2014. The developed trail course this time is a connecting course among one of representative geoparks, Mt. S...

XII Meeting of Young Researchers in Paleontology

April 17, 2014

The Meeting of Young Researchers in Paleontology (EJIP) returns to Aragon and isheld in Sobarbe Geopark on 10, 11 and 12 April 2014, at the Headquarters of theadministrative division of Sobrarbe in Bo...

Geofood Recipe Idea Exhibit

March 27, 2014

Geofood is specialized food items inspired from geological features and culture of the geosights of Jeju Island Geopark, and made from local ingredients. Jeju conducted a Geofood Recipe Idea Exhibit i...

Hands-on Geostudies in the Itoigawa Global Geopark

March 27, 2014

Elementary school students learn about earth sciences and take active role in conservation

10th Anniversary of the Global Geoparks Network

March 12, 2014Nickolas Zouros

In February 2004, after a decision by the committee of international experts on geological heritage convened at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, by the invitation of the UNESCO Division of Earth Sciences...

A Twin Geopark Action: Explorations in Jiangzhou Cave System

March 10, 2014

Leye-Fengshan Geopark ofChina lately welcomed a cave exploration team led by his twin geopark Le Massif des Bauges. The team was composed of 7 European cavers, including the president of Mass...