Biosphere Reserves in Mexico

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.
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.
Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve (Mexico) Editor Wed, 01/16/2019 - 17:29
Located at the southeastern tip of the State of Quintana Roo in the Yucatán Peninsula, Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve encompasses a mosaic of open water, sea grass beds, mangroves, sand beaches and coral reefs that is considered one of the most outstanding marine sites in the region.
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.
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.

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve World Heritage Site (Mexico)

The reserve comprises the Pinacate area, the Gran Desierto de Altar, and the Bahía Adair on the Gulf of California’s border in northeastern Mexico. Geological volcanic formations with craters, dunes, oasis and beaches, as well as the diversity of plant associations determine its special landscape.