On Friday, August 16, Governor Kabashima emphasized splendor of Aso Geopark in various places of three committee members of Japan Geopark committee done the next bear for local examination for world Geopark certification application of Aso Geopark in the Aso Kumamoto Airport.
"Geopark" is said to be "park of the earth", and, about area that can experience formation of the unique topography, domestic 25 area is authorized by Japan Geopark network. 90 area of the world in 27 countries is registered, and, in world Geopark, Aso Geopark is doing certification application aiming at registration to world Geopark now in Japanese Geopark committee, too. Therefore, Japanese Geopark committee examined the world field whether or not they registered and recommended on both days of August 16 and 17.
The governor meets committee member who arrived at airport, "is eyeball of approach toward "world Aso", and promote Aso Geopark positively as the prefecture. We had damage of severe flood in Aso last year. Human being, community and valuable experience and lesson for symbiosis, coexistence with nature can contribute to world Geopark network. We requested world Geopark authorization by all means saying I would like the help.