The Área de Protección de Flora y Fauna Cuatrociénegas (or Cuatro Ciénegas) is an arid zone, with around 500 water bodies of varied shapes and shades of blue, surrounded by mountains where unique species of this region have developed.
Cumbres de Monterrey National Park and Biosphere Reserve (Mexico)
Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:17
The Cumbres de Monterrey National Park and Biosphere Reserve is located in the northern portion of the Sierra Madre Oriental, a mountain range in northeastern Mexico and near the city of Monterrey, consisting of rugged terrain boasting steep mountains, deep canyons, rivers and waterfalls.
Cutervo National Park is Peru's oldest protected area, located in the northern Peruvian Andes. It was created to preserve flora and fauna diversity and the archaeological remains of the Cordillera de Tarros, which is home to the last cloud forests of Cajamarca and various ecosystems of native species.
Darién National Park and Biosphere Reserve is the largest protected area in Panama, containing an exceptional variety of habitats: sandy beaches, rocky coasts, mangroves, and swamps as well as lowland and upland tropical forests containing remarkable wildlife.
Desembarco del Granma National Park in southeast Cuba, includes spectacular terraces and cliffs, as well as some of the most pristine and impressive coastal cliffs bordering the western Atlantic which constitute the world’s largest, best preserved coastal limestone terrace system.
Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, situated in the far southwestern region of Bolivia, is the country's most visited protected area and contains a large range of landscapes that include volcanic mountain peaks, hot springs, geysers, lakes, fumaroles and windswept deserts.
El Cielo Biosphere Reserve (Mexico)
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:42
El Cielo Biosphere Reserve is situated in in the southern part of Tamaulipas state, within the Sierra de Cucharas, a mountain range derived from the Sierra Madre. It protects the northernmost extension of tropical forest and cloud forest and is one of the most ecologically rich and diverse places of Mexico.
El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve (Mexico)
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 16:23
The El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve is the most diverse evergreen cloud forest in Mexico and one of the most important sites for bird migration. Its cloud forest is reported to be one of the most extensive remnants in the country and contains the greatest diversity of tree species in North and Central America.
The Espinhaço Mountain Range represents the largest and most continuous Precambrian orogenic belt in Brazil. The extent of the Espinhaço Range Biosphere Reserve include 16 protected areas including National Parks, State Parks, State Ecological Stations and Municipal Natural Parks.
The Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park is a protected area in the Bahamas. The protected area extends from Shroud Cay in the north to Bell Cay in the south, including many islands, islets, and cays in between. It was established to preserve the many underwater reefs and uninhabited cays for exploration.