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.



From our Geopark neighbours in these tough times ....Though New Brunswick has been politically distinct from Nova Scotia since 18 June 1784, we will always be together in terms of natural and human history. The Bay of Fundy has and continues to define us and shape our shores. On behalf of Stonehammer UNESCO Global Geopark and the New Brunswick Museum, our condolences to the families and communities of everyone involved in this tragedy.

Le Nouveau-Brunswick a beau être distinct de la Nouvelle-Écosse depuis le 18 juin 1784, nous serons toujours ensemble en ce qui concerne l’histoire naturelle et humaine. La baie de Fundy nous a définis et continuera à le faire, tout comme elle façonne toujours nos rivages. Au nom du Géoparc mondial UNESCO Stonehammer et du Musée du Nouveau-Brunswick, nos plus sincères condoléances à toutes les familles et communautés touchées par cette terrible tragédie.

#nbmmnb #stonehammerrocks #cliffsoffundy #NovaScotiaStrong #NovaScotia #nouvelleecosse # NewBrunswick #NouveauBrunswick
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During these difficult, difficult days, look out across the Bay, to the forest, to the sky, and be healed by the Earth on this 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Perhaps think of what good deeds we can do for Mother Earth one day soon. ... See MoreSee Less

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To all of you who have lost loved ones, who have broken or heavy hearts, we hold you in our hearts. ... 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.