Protected Areas in Brazil

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park (Brazil) Editor Fri, 09/06/2019 - 17:47
Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is located in northeastern Brazil. The park includes 43 mi of coastline and an interior composed of rolling sand dunes. During the rainy season, the valleys among the dunes fill with freshwater lagoons, prevented from draining due to the impermeable rock beneath.

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.