Biosphere Reserves in South America

Lauca Biosphere Reserve: Lauca National Park, Las Vicuñas National Reserve and Salar de Surire Natural Monument (Chile)

The Lauca Biosphere Reserve is situated in the Puna biogeographic region, in the northern part of Chile in the Andean Chain. The area comprises three protected areas: Lauca National Park, Las Vicuñas National Reserve and Salar de Surire Natural Monument.

Pantanal Conservation Area World Heritage Site and Pantanal Biosphere Reserve (Brazil)

Located in western central Brazil, the Pantanal region is one of the world's most extensive wetland complexes with an abundant, diverse, vegetation and animal life. The Pantanal Conservation Area consists of a cluster of four protected areas, while the Biosphere Reserve includes four national parks.