Protected Areas in the Caribbean

Alejandro de Humboldt National Park and World Heritage Site (Cuba) Editor Thu, 12/20/2018 - 21:11
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 Editor Thu, 11/22/2018 - 12:34
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.
Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park and World Heritage Site (Jamaica) Editor Sun, 11/11/2018 - 14:42
The Blue and John Crow Mountains encompass a rugged and forested mountainous region in southeast Jamaica, which provided refuge first for the indigenous Tainos fleeing slavery and then for the formerly enslaved Maroons. Also a National Park, the area is a biodiversity hotspot for the Caribbean.
Bonaire National Marine Park Editor Mon, 10/15/2018 - 18:49
The Bonaire National Marine Park is the oldest marine reserve in the world. It includes the waters around Bonaire and Klein Bonaire's reef-lined coasts. In 1999 the underwater park received the status of National Park of the Netherlands Antilles.
Buenavista Biosphere Reserve and Caguanes National Park (Cuba) Editor Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:13
The Buenavista Biosphere Reserve is situated on the northern coast of Cuba. The larger marine part includes coral reefs and rocky beaches, while the terrestrial part is composed of evergreen coastal forest and mangroves. The Caguanes National Park is established around the Caguanes peninsula.