Biosphere Reserves in Bolivia

Beni Biosphere Reserve: A Confluence of Nature and Culture

The Beni Biosphere Reserve is located in the Department of Beni in northeastern Bolivia. It is a unique area that combines three distinct biogeographical zones: the Amazon, the Chaco, and the Cerrado. The reserve comprises a savanna and rainforest and is one of Bolivia's oldest and most important protected areas. It is a haven for a wide variety of plant and animal species and a place with a rich cultural heritage.

Pilón-Lajas Biosphere Reserve and Communal Lands (Bolivia)

The Pilón Lajas Biosphere Reserve, located in Bolivia on the eastern spur of the Andes, is a remarkable convergence of biodiversity and cultural heritage. Spanning the departments of La Paz and Beni, this reserve encompasses various ecosystems, including humid tropical forests, subtropical forests, and Amazonian plains. Home to many plant and animal species, the reserve protects the cultural heritage of the Tsimane', Mosetene, and Tacana Indigenous communities.

Ulla-Ulla Biosphere Reserve: Bolivia's High-Altitude Sanctuary

Nestled in the lofty elevations of Bolivia, the Ulla-Ulla Biosphere Reserve stands as a testament to the diverse wonders that thrive in the Central Andean wet puna ecoregion. This reserve is a mosaic of ecological marvels, encompassing the expansive high plateau, pristine tundra, towering Cordillera, majestic mountains, serene lakes, the origins of rivers, and a perpetual snow zone.