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A large petrified tree trunk, that was preserved intact with its branches and roots, was discovered the last few days during rescue excavations that are carried out along the road axis Kalloni - Sigri !!!

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The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest continues to promote the unique natural and cultural heritage of Lesvos-Unesco Global Geopark!

After its fruitful participation at the WEB Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop held in Germany from 17 to 19 March 2021 in which it made contact with many travel agencies and tourism organizations, the Museum continues its efforts to promote Lesvos as an alternative travel destination at the touristic market of the UK during the workshop that will take place from 22 to 24 March 2021.

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The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest continues to promote the unique natural and cultural heritage of Lesvos-Unesco Global Geopark!

After its fruitful participation at the WEB Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop held in Germany from 17 to 19 March 2021 in which it made contact with many travel agencies and tourism organizations, the Museum continues its efforts to promote Lesvos as an alternative travel destination at the touristic market of the UK during the workshop that will take place from 22 to 24 March 2021.

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March 22 has been designated as World Water Day with the aim of raising awareness and taking action on water-related issues. Water is the most important resource of our planet, the most valuable asset of nature. World Water Day was established at a UN conference for the environment and sustainable development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. This year's theme is “Valuing water”, focusing on the multidimensional value of water for humans and the environment.

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Lesvos Island Unesco Global Geopark participates in the ITB International Tourism Fair in Berlin, the most important tourism fair in the world, where the international tourism industry meets every year and which this year will be held exclusively digitally from March 9 to 12, 2021.

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Despite the ongoing pandemic, the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest continues its educational activities in collaboration with schools from all over Greece with great success and high attendance.

Through digital educational presentations delivered by the museum’s staff in collaboration with Kindergartens, Primary Schools, Junior High Schools and HIgh Schools from all over Greece, students travel to Lesvos and the Petrified Forest through rich photographic material and impressive images and discover the rich geological and natural heritage of Lesvos.

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Τhe 2nd Digital Geoparks Forum, organized by the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest took place on 23 and 24 February 2021 with great success. More than 240 240 representatives from the 161 World UNESCO Global Geoparks located in 44 countries around the world participated in the forum that was held through a digital platform.