Mixed Natural & Cultural Site

Río Abiseo National Park and Gran Pajatén Biosphere Reserve (Peru)

Lying wholly within the Gran Pajatén Biosphere Reserve, Río Abiseo National Park is situated on the eastern slope of the tropical Andes in north-central Peru. The property harbors several forest types and high Andean grasslands known as Paramo, as well as extraordinary archaeological values spanning at least eight millennia of human history.

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche and Calakmul Biosphere Reserve (Mexico)

The Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul is the heartland of the area in which the Maya civilization reached its climax. The Calakmul Biosphere Reserve is considered to be the largest forest mass in Mexico and — together with the forests of Guatemala and Belize — the second largest remnant forest left in Latin America after the Amazon.