News & Features


World-first report about climate change impacts on geoheritage

Fri 9 Mar 18

An SNH report gives an assessment of the risk from climate change to geological and geomorphological features in Scotland's SSSIs.


'Shaping The Landscape' exhibition

Sat 24 Feb 18

An exhibition at New Lanark covers the geodiversity of the Clyde and Avon valleys and its influence on biodiversity and human activity.


Arran in bid to become Scotland’s new Geopark

Mon 5 Feb 18

Plans for Arran to be recognised as a UNESCO Global Geopark are taking shape and a management team has been set up to run the project.


Hugh Miller Writing Competition 2017 - 2018

Sun 26 Nov 17

Footprints in the Sand: the Hugh Miller Writing Competition II invites entries inspired by recent fossil discoveries in Scotland.


Revealed: 51 best places to see Scotland's geology

Tue 10 Oct 17

The Scottish Geodiversity Forum '51 best places' project is launched today. An interactive map of the locations can be found on the SGF site. Is your personal favourite on the map?


New excursion guide to Fossil Grove available

Thu 14 Sep 17

A new colour excursion guide to Fossil Grove and a new leaflet about the grove are now available.


Scotland's Geodiversity Charter to be renewed

Sun 3 Sep 17

An updated version of Scotland’s Geodiversity Charter will be launched at a conference in Edinburgh on 16 November 2017.


Scotland's Geoheritage Festival, October 2017

Wed 9 Aug 17

The first national geoheritage festival runs throughout October. Events are organised by partners of the Scottish Geodiversity Forum.

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