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 177 UNESCO Global Geoparks in over 46 countries.

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

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Fantastic morning at Partridge Island with the Canadian Chamber Choir ! ... See MoreSee Less
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Today is the last day of official Mi’kmaw Heritage Month but every month is Mi’kmaw heritage in Cliffs of Fundy Geopark. On the left of the poster is a traditional Mi’kmaw motif of the two curves - this is what inspires our Geopark logo. ... See MoreSee Less
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Come out to Colchester-East Hants Public Library next Wednesday to check out this awesome talk!"The Amazing Geological History of Nova Scotia: the Story Beneath the Scenery" with Dr. Sandra Barr Join us for a discussion with Dr. Sandra Barr, a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Acadia University, as she talks about the fascinating and unique history that lies beneath our feet and on our rocky shores. The rocks and fossils around us tell a fascinating story of the origin and evolution of our Maritime Provinces. 🗓️ Wednesday, November 2⏱️ 6:30pm-7:30pm📍 Truro Library ... See MoreSee Less
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Awesome work Ship's Company Theatre Society !!It's Small Business Week, and on behalf of the Cumberland Business Connector, The CBDC, and the Cumberland Chamber of Commerce (aka the Amherst & Area Chamber of Commerce), Thank you Ship's Company Theatre for bringing such wonderful, joy to so many in Cumberland County. Keep on rocking the stage in Parrsboro! ... See MoreSee Less
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October 6th is #GeodiversityDay !! International Geodiversity Day is a worldwide celebration to promote the many aspects of Geodiversity around the world! What is Geodiversity? It is everything around you that isn't living! The rocks, minerals, fossils, and landscapes that make up the world around you! For Geodiversity Day 2022, Cliffs of Fundy Geopark teamed up with Stonehammer UNESCO Global Geopark and Géoparc mondial UNESCO de Percé to highlight some of the incredible Geodiversity in Atlantic Canada! Follow Geoscientists from three Canadian Geoparks for a walk through time! 🌎🌍🌏A huge thanks to Catrina at Stonehammer for editting this video together in time and to Max at Percé for initiating this collaboration! For more information about Geodiveristy Day, check out www.geodiversityday.org/ ... 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.