Protected Area

Alejandro de Humboldt National Park (Cuba) Editor Thu, 12/20/2018 - 21:11
The Alejandro de Humboldt National Park harbors some of the most significant natural habitats for the conservation of terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity in Cuba. It is of global importance as one of the most biologically diverse tropical ecosystems, in an island setting, anywhere on earth.

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.

Archipielágo de Colon (Galápagos Islands) National Park, Marine Reserve and Biosphere Reserve (Ecuador)

Situated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 km (620 mi) from the South American continent, these 19 islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called a unique 'living museum and showcase of evolution'. Located at the confluence of three ocean currents, the Galápagos are a melting pot of marine species.