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Scientists and environmental conservationists from around 30 countries began a four-day meeting Saturday in Shimabara, Nagasaki Prefecture, to discuss ways to protect and make use of geological features and scenic views around the world.

The 5th International UNESCO Conference on Geoparks at Shimabara Fukko Arena includes forums and events at which experts and citizens will discuss disaster mitigation, tourism and other issues, taking their cue from the Shimabara Peninsula’s history. It is the first time the geoparks conference has been held in Japan.

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