Biosphere Reserves in Central/North America

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve (Mexico) Editor 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.
Apaneca-Ilamatepec Biosphere Reserve (El Salvador) Editor 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.
Arrecife Alacranes National Park and Biosphere Reserve (Mexico) Editor 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) Editor 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.
Chamela-Cuixmala Biosphere Reserve (Mexico) Editor Mon, 12/03/2018 - 20:31
The Chamela-Cuixmala Biosphere Reserve hosts a wide variety of ecosystems that make up one of the most diverse landscapes on the Pacific coast of the Americas. It is important for the conservation of the wide, dry, and deciduous tropical forest — considered among the world's most threatened ecosystems.
Cordillera Volcánica Central Biosphere Reserve (Costa Rica) Editor Fri, 11/16/2018 - 14:21
The Cordillera Volcánica Central Biosphere Reserve, located in the central highlands of Costa Rica, is one of the richest reserves in both natural resources and cultural heritage. It encompasses four national parks, two forest reserves, six protected zones and a national monument.
Cuatrociénegas Biosphere Reserve (Mexico) Editor Tue, 02/19/2019 - 21:47
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.