Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark Society earns UNESCO-certified title

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The Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark Society has announced that it is officially a UNESCO site, following 195 Member States of UNESCO voting positively to create the UNESCO Global Geopark label for all 120 parks yesterday.

In Canada, this means both the Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark and the Stonehammer Geopark will now be recognized and UNESCO Global Geopark sites.

What is a Global Geopark? UNESCO describes it as ‘a unified area with geological heritage of international significance.’

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Prior to this vote, UNESCO worked closely with the Global Geoparks Network, supporting the initiative to promote national geological heritage initiatives.

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