GLOBAL GEOPARKS NETWORK FILM FESTIVAL
FOR THE BEST GEOPARK
31 July, 2021
El Geoparque Mundial de la UNESCO de Imbabura es un territorio delimitado ubicado en la provincia de Imbabura en Ecuador, el cual posee patrimonio geológico y natural, como lagos, volcanes, páramos, valles y cascadas, en unión con el patrimonio cultural de sus pueblos indígenas, reconocido por la ONU.
The Izu has initiated 20 Ma before at the southern sea floor. The Izu block drifted by the movement of the Philippine Sea plate, and collided with the mainland 1 Ma before. After the collision, volcanoes continue to erupt and active crustal deformations develop the topography of the Peninsula. The Izu is the land in motion.
Itoigawa UNESCO Global Geopark sits atop a massive fault line which splits Japan between the Eurasian and North American continental plates. Rich in geological and biological diversity, Itoigawa Geopark tells the story of the formation of the Japanese Archipelago and the world's oldest jade-using culture.
The Sitia UNESCO Global Geopark is located in eastern Crete. It includes the wider region of Sitia and the coastal areas from North to South. The boundaries of the Park have been formulated clearly and include an area of 517 Km2.
Double Caldera with mystical volcano and mythical lake. a sacred place called "Kintamani" - the wish-fulfilling jewels, the Home of ancient Balinese
The Kula-Salihli geopark is the first and only UNESCO registered geopark in Turkey and the Turkish spoken countries in Asia. It is located in the eastern part of the Aegean Sea, and covers across the administrative borders of the Kula and Salihli districts of Manisa Province in Turkey. The total area of the Geopark is 2320 km².
Lesvos Island is the third largest Greek island. Lesvos’ Petrified Forest, its unique wealth of geological monuments, landscapes of natural beauty, areas of ecological value and its rich archaeological and cultural heritage have contributed to the island’s recognition as UNESCO Global Geopark.
Bohemian Paradise has a unique concentration of geological formations and localities with significant paleontological, archaeological and mineralogical phenomena illustrating more than half a billion years of the Earth's evolution. This region is also rich in other natural and cultural heritage sights and traditions.
Non Nuoc Cao Bang UGGp is an exceptional territory where it is possible to read the history of our Planet Earth for over 500 million years through protected sites, the territory of tranquillity where indigenous people live in harmony with peaceful nature.
French Geoparks National Committee
GGN Promotional Video
13 new UNESCO Global Geoparks
The Global Geoparks Network at ITB Berlin 2019 2
Dr. Guy Martini
UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Chair, GGN General Secretary,
EGN Advisory Committee