Thursday, August 23, 2018

International Association of Geomorphologists - IAG/AIG​ 
officially supports the "Cape Town Statement on Geoethics" 

IAG/AIG - International Association of Geomorphologists officially supports the "Cape Town Statement on Geoethics" (

IAPG wishes to thank Mauro Soldati, IAG/AIG President, and the colleagues of the IAG/AIG Executive Committee for the decision taken in August 2018.

Currently 20 geoscience organizations support the Cape Town Statement on Geoethics:
  1. International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS)
  2. International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG/AIG)
  3. European Federation of Geologists (EFG)
  4. American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  5. American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
  6. Geological Society of America (GSA)
  7. EuroGeoSurveys (EGS)
  8. International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG)
  9. International Association of Hydorgeologists (IAH)
  10. International Geoscience Education Organisation (IGEO)
  11. African Association of Women in Geosciences (AAWG)
  12. Young Earth Scientists Network (YES Network)
  13. International Association for Geoscience Diversity (IAGD)
  14. Geology in the Public Interest (GPI)
  15. Italian Geological Society (SGI)
  16. Geological Society of Peru (SGP)
  17. Instituto Geológico, Minero y Metalúrgico, Peru (INGEMMET)
  18. Geology for Global Development (GfGD)
  19. South Asian Association of Women Geoscientists (SAAWG)
  20. African Network for Geo-Education (ANGE)
The Cape Town Statement on Geoethics can be cited as follows:

Di Capua G., Peppoloni S. and Bobrowsky P.T. (2017). The Cape Town Statement on Geoethics. Annals of Geophysics, Vol. 60, Fast Track 7, doi: 10.4401/ag-7553:

The Cape Town Statement on Geoethics is available in 35 languages:

Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sepedi, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu.

The IAPG pubblication that collects the Cape Town Statement in 35 languagues is for free download, and can be cited as follows:

Peppoloni Silvia (ed.) (2018). Spreading geoethics through the languages of the world. Translations of the Cape Town Statement on Geoethics. International Association for Promoting Geoethics (IAPG),

IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics: