Protected Area

Alto Mayo Protection Forest (Peru) Editor Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:37
The Alto Mayo Protection Forest is an area of protected forest land in northern Peru. This area preserves a portion of the tropical yungas forest in the upper Mayo River basin while protecting soil and water from erosion by deforestation. The area is the water supply for populations in the Mayo valley.

Archipel de la Guadeloupe Biosphere Reserve, Guadeloupe National Park and Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin Nature Reserve

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.