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Kickoff-meeting of the project movemont.at from Nov. 10th to 11th 2022, which concerns with mass movements
in the three UNESCO Global Geoparks in Austria
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October Geopark regular tables in the 4 Geopark communities Bischofshofen, Mühlbach, St. Veit und Hüttau
f. Oct. 17th to Oct. 20th 2022 Bing Bang Poster

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Report in Natur&Land, issue 3 – 2022 about “Österreichs Geologisches Erbe“, page 14-17
Link to article

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European Geopark Network Meeting at Sesia Val Grande UNESCO Global Geopark in
Verbania / Lago Maggiore – Sept. 26th – Sept. 30th 2022

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left to right: Thomas Weber, Hanna Simons, Gert Furtmüller, Markus Häupl,
Horst Ibetsberger, Leonore Gewessler
The Ore of the Alps UNESCO Global Geopark wins the “Erdreich Award” for its diverse activities
regarding soil protection and education. The prize was presented on Sept. 13th 2022
by Mrs. Federal Minister Leonore Gewessler, BA.
Contribution an ORF

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2nd revalidation of the Ore of the Alps UNESCO Global Geopark by representatives of
EGN / GGN / UNESCO from June 17th to June 21st 2022
Program oft he revalidation mission

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Lecture Adventure Science: Scientific expedition between Alps, Orient and Polar Sea
hold by Thomas Hofmann in the visitor center Erz der Alpen UNESCO Global Geopark
Date: 01.06.2022, 19:00, free entrance! Further details you find here

Alpenmagazin “Hoch Hinaus“

The Ore of the Alps UNESCO Global Geopark works together with Basecamp Research (GB) to investigate different soils of the Geopark. The project lasts from juliy 2021 to spring 2022.
Ore of the Alps Geopark Information Booklet

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Inauguration ceremony of the certificate for recognition of the National Geopark Thuringia Inselsberg – Drei Gleichen as an UNESCO Global Geopark
Further Information

Report in Austrian Alpine Association magazine “Bergauf”, June 2021, about “Geological World Heritage in Austria – UNESCO Global Geoparks”, page 72ff Bergauf_3_21_ebook.pdf (alpenverein.at)

Latest research findings about the Nebra Sky Disc, May 2021. The copper used to make this Bronze Age cult object originated in the Ore of the Alps UNESCO Global Geopark. https://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/mensch/himmelsscheibe-von-nebra-bisher-verborgene-details-auf-dem-sensationsfund-aus-der-bronzezeit-entdeckt-a-f0bc202c-ca33-4008-8e64-7ae6ab94fd55

Opening of the Ore of the Alps UNESCO Global Geopark Visitor Center  on 20.05.2021. In addition to general information about the Geopark, there are special exhibitions focusing on the “Fifteenth 8,000er of the Himalayas”, Perchten, climate change, along with a presentation from the Museum Society about the Tenneck Iron Works.

Report in the Austrian Alpine Association magazine “Bergauf”, May 2021, about the special exhibition “The Fifteenth 8,000er” at the Ore of the Alps UGG Visitor Center, page 20ff

Bergauf_2_21_ebook 

Article in “European Geoparks Magazine”, April 2021, “Mythogeography – Storytelling with a realistic background”, page 31

EGN-MAG_18. (europeangeoparks.org)