Agua y Paz Biosphere Reserve (Costa Rica)
Sun, 11/18/2018 - 19:21
The Agua y Paz (Water and Peace) Biosphere Reserve is characterized by mountain ranges, volcanoes and plains. The reserve is comprised of eight core zones that are protected wildlife areas. Its natural riches include wetlands, navigable rivers and tropical humid forests.
Alberto Manuel Brenes Biological Reserve (Costa Rica)
Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:31
Alberto Manuel Brenes Biological Reserve is a nature reserve in the central part of Costa Rica. It is part of the Arenal Tilaran Conservation Area which protects tropical forest area near San Ramon.
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park (Cuba)
Thu, 12/20/2018 - 21:11
The Alejandro de Humboldt National Park harbors some of the most significant natural habitats for the conservation of terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity in Cuba. It is of global importance as one of the most biologically diverse tropical ecosystems, in an island setting, anywhere on earth.
Alerce Andino National Park (Chile)
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:41
Alerce Andino National Park is located in the Andes, in the Los Lagos Region of Chile. The centerpiece of this lush and mountainous protected area are the Alerce forests. The Alerce only grows one centimeter every fifteen years; however these trees can surpass 50 m (164 ft) in height and live over 4,000 years.
Alto Mayo Protection Forest (Peru)
Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:37
The Alto Mayo Protection Forest is an area of protected forest land in northern Peru. This area preserves a portion of the tropical yungas forest in the upper Mayo River basin while protecting soil and water from erosion by deforestation. The area is the water supply for populations in the Mayo valley.
Alto Orinoco-Casiquiare Biosphere Reserve and Duida-Marahuaca National Park (Venezuela)
Wed, 01/02/2019 - 20:21
The Alto Orinoco-Casiquiare Biosphere Reserve is located in the Venezuelan Amazon. Duida-Marahuaca National Park, a national protected area which includes the Duida–Marahuaca Massif, lies within the biosphere reserve.
Amboró National Park (Bolivia)
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:50
Noted for its rugged and varied topography, Amboró National Park lies within three distinct ecosystems: the foothills of the Andes, the northern Chaco, and the Amazon Basin. Nowhere else in the world do three such diverse environments coincide, making Amboró a unique host to a wide range of flora and fauna.
The Andino Norpatagónica Biosphere Reserve is located in the Argentine provinces of Chubut, Río Negro and Neuquén. It includes five national parks and numerous protected areas. The landscape is mostly mountainous, dominated by the Andes Mountains in the west as well as sub-Andean plains and plateaus in the east.
Canaima National Park is located in southeastern Venezuela, along the border between Guyana and Brazil. Partially covered by table mountain formations, the park also includes the Gran Sabana region. The sheer cliffs and waterfalls, including the world's highest, Angel Falls, form a spectacular landscape.
The Apaneca-Ilamatepec Biosphere Reserve contains both the oldest volcano in the Central Volcanic Chain, Caldera de Coatepeque as well as a more recent formation, Izalco, a stratovolcano. The reserve hosts important ecosystems for conservation of species and has highly diverse habitats.