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With great turnouts on our organized exploration to the marine park of the petrified forest of Nissiopi last Saturday and Sunday 16th and 17th July, we are pleased and excited to organize more trips for those who are interested! The trips take place with a special ship that has glass flooring, allowing visitors to extend their bodies and imagination to look into the past and ponder about the present.

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UNESCO’s Global Geopark network as an example of finding a harmonious blend of culture, education and sustainable development

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Collaboration between the University of the Aegean and the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

The cooperation of the University of the Aegean and the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest ensures the implementation of new innovative tools for the protection of the museum’s exhibits.

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The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest Live now at The CoMuseum, 𝗖𝗼𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗲𝘂𝗺 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭: 𝗥𝗲(𝗣𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴) 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗺𝘂𝘀𝗲𝘂𝗺 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗿𝗼𝘄!

Session 2 - The Museum and Climate Change

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Very important are the results of the meeting of the Committee of Sciences of the 41st General UNESCO Conference approving the program and the actions for the years 2022-2023, as well as initiatives in the field of science. In particular, in the context of the Meeting of the Committee on Science, were established the International Day for Geodiversity on October 6 each year and the new Open Science program, which concerns the removal of restrictions on the interconnection of scientific databases and free access to the data of scientific research around the world.

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The nature excursions of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest and the Kalloni Enviromental Information Center aiming to promote the acquaintance of the public with the natural wealth of Lesvos Geopark are being continued!

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On the occasion of the COP26 World Climate Conference, that takes place in Glaskow from October 31st to November 12th 2021, the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest will present you its actions and initiatives in the fight against Climate Change. Through its permanent and periodic exhibitions, the Museum attempts to explore the climate change of the past by presenting its findings that are indicators of climate change and to raise awareness on the current threat.