UNESCO Global Geoparks

UNESCO Global Geoparks are single, unified geographical areas where sites and landscapes of international geological significance are managed with a holistic concept of protection, education and sustainable development. Their bottom-up approach of combining conservation with sustainable development while involving local communities is becoming increasingly popular. There are currently 145+ UNESCO Global Geoparks in over 40 countries.

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/environment/earth-sciences/unesco-global-geoparks/

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One of our first - and most viewed - posts, for all of you who are at home. This is our Economy Falls Geosite, just one of the dreamy places that await you ! ... See MoreSee Less

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Yes, it is hard, but let’s make this an opportunity to discover something new!We know many of you are home and the walls are closing in. So... get to know the World Digital Library: free access to thousands of books, documents and photos from all countries and cultures.
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During these troubling times, the Cliffs of Fundy sends our heartfelt solidarity to our sister Global Geoparks around the world. ... See MoreSee Less

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On International Women's Day, Cliffs of Fundy salutes the vital role that women play and have played in our Geopark and in our lives: community leaders, geoscientists, entrepreneurs, tourism operators and so much more. ... See MoreSee Less

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What is a Geopark?

A Geopark is a designation that attracts tourists wishing to explore the connections between geology, local communities, culture, and nature. Geoparks are designed to promote tourism and celebrate a region’s uniqueness, and do not prohibit any land use.