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.
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.
Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve (Mexico)
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:29
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 the second largest remnant forest left in Latin America.
The Andino Norpatagónica Biosphere Reserve is located in the 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 in the west with sub-Andean plains and plateaus in the east.
Apaneca-Ilamatepec Biosphere Reserve (El Salvador)
Thu, 01/03/2019 - 11:26
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.
Araucarias Biosphere Reserve: Conguillío National Park and Alto Bio Bio National Reserve (Chile)
Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:08
The Araucarias Biosphere Reserve is situated in the southern part of the volcanic Andes chain in south-central Chile. Conguillío National Park constitutes the core area and includes the Llaima volcano, one of the largest and most active volcanoes in Chile.
Guadeloupe National Park, which encompasses a tropical forest and includes La Soufrière volcano, along with the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin Nature Reserve, a marine protected area adjacent to the park, together comprise the Archipel de la Guadeloupe Biosphere Reserve.
Archipiélago Juan Fernández National Park and Biosphere Reserve (Chile)
Tue, 01/01/2019 - 18:37
The Archipiélago Juan Fernández National Park and Biosphere Reserve is situated 670 km (416 mi) from the coast of mainland Chile, in the Pacific Ocean. The protected area includes the islands of Robinson Crusoe, Alexander Selkirk, and Santa Clara as well as all of the smaller islets in the area.
Arrecife Alacranes National Park and Biosphere Reserve (Mexico)
Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:13
Arrecife Alacranes (Scorpion Reef) is a reef surrounding a small group of islands off the northern coast of Yucatán, Mexico. Designated a national park and biosphere reserve, it is the largest reef in the southern Gulf of Mexico and the only known coral reef in the Yucatán.
Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park and Isla Cozumel Biosphere Reserve (Mexico)
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 14:13
Situated off the southeast coast of Mexico, Isla Cozumel Biosphere Reserve incorporates two Ramsar sites: Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park and Manglares y Humedales del Norte de Isla Cozumel, encompassing richly diverse marine and terrestrial ecosystems.