Geopark

Masungi Geopark Project wins UN award

THE Masungi Geopark Project won the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Award under the Inspire Category. Out of 3,000 entries from over 150 countries, the Masungi Georeserve Foundation topped the competition for its youth-led efforts in combating deforestation and climate change through the restoration and protection of the Masungi landscape and parts of the …

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Aras Geopark one step closer to UNESCO registration

TEHRAN – Aras Geopark in northern Iran came one step closer to possibly being registered by UNESCO on Monday when it gained preliminary approval from the 7th Asia Pacific Geoparks Network Symposium (APGN). Aras Geopark’s nomination for being registered on the list of UNESCO Global Geoparks gained an initial endorsement by experts during the 7th …

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Geotourism still has untapped potential in Iran

TEHRAN – Geotourism is an important sector in Iran due to the country’s special geological structure, an official with the tourism ministry has said. “Due to its unique geological structure, Iran has a special capability in the field of geotourism,” IRNA quoted Seyyed Mostafa Fatemi Firuzabadi as saying on Tuesday. The development of this sector …

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