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Leye-Fengshan Global Geopark held the 49th Earth Day publicity activities

Sources:    Time:2018-05-06

From 22th April to 28th April, a special exhibition called "Seductive Geology - China's Global Geopark" was held at the Cultural Square in Leye County. At the event site, 46 exhibition boards were set up. According to the eight different types of geology such as volcanic and karst, the situation of 35 global geoparks in China, including our geopark, were introduced to the general public. This exhibition brought a geological science feast to the general public. The scheduled period of this special exhibition is one week. During the Earth Day activity week, nearly 3,000 people have visited and studied the exhibition content.

At 10:00 a.m on April 24th, in front of the exhibition boards, more than 100 pupils in the fourth grade of No.1 Primary School of Leye county participated in the 49th Earth Day“Treasuring natural resources and protecting the beautiful land - starting from me” sworn activity and thousands of youth signing event.




From April 27th to 28th, in the geopark museum and the multimedia classroom of No. 1 primary school in Fengshan county, a science exhibition and thematic presentation activities were held.

At the popular science exhibition, 5 exhibition boards were set up. The content of the exhibition includes the knowledge of the “karst topography”, the distribution map of China’s global geoparks and so on. During the event, geopark staff Luo Yabin taught the students about the origins of the Earth Day, the significance of carrying out the Earth Day activities, and how to improve awareness of environmental protection and other related knowledge. After that, the students visited the Geological Museum in an orderly manner and their awareness of geological knowledge and environmental protection was improved.



According to the statistics, about 4,000 people visited the thematic exhibition during the "Earth Day" event, 300 young people participated in the popular science interaction and more than 3,000 volumes of various popular science readings were distributed.

The organization of this event has effectively spread the knowledge of Earth Day and China’s global geoparks to the general public and students, and raised people’s awareness of cherishing resources, caring for the earth, and protecting their homeland. It will effectively promote the coordinated development of geopark resource and environmental protection and achieve the goal of harmonious development of man and nature.

It is understood that April 22 is the 49th "Earth Day." According to the requirements of the higher level documents, Leye-Fengshan global geopark (Land and Resources Science Base) revolves around the theme of“Treasuring the beauty of natural resources, protecting the beautiful land - telling the story of our earth”and the requirements of the “Three Firsts” activity of Land and Resources Science Base, combine the needs of science education activities and their actual situation, actively carry out various related activities.