Miocene Fossil Site saved for Posterity

TDI's CEO Bilal Haq was also responsible for saving an important fossil site in Shandong Province in China that was being destroyed by indiscriminate exploitation. He produced a world-wide appeal that resulted in a National Geopark (Shanwang Geopark) and a dedicated museum and with >700 plant and animal fossil species displayed in it.

Shanwang site before protection put in place

Shanwang outcrop after protection ramps built

Shanwang National Geopark Entrance

Shanwang Museum housing >700 fossil species

Museum houses many Animal and Plant fossil species from site

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