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Oki Islands Geopark Symposium

The Oki Islands Geopark held a Geopark Symposium at the Noah Community Center in Nishinoshima Island.

JGC representative Kazuo Oike and Tsunao Watanabe the former chief of the bureau of Ministry of Environment, Natural Environment Division, presented keynote speeches.

Following the two keynote speeches, a panel discussion between key geopark representative took place. Over 150 local people attended.

A free 'geo-bus tour' of Nishinoshima Island took place the following day.

Oki Islands Geopark Symposium Leaflet (Japanese Only)

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