One of the first protected areas to be established in Bolivia, the Beni Biosphere Reserve is located at the convergence of three biogeographical zones: the Amazon, the Chaco, and the Cerrado. The reserve is home to important indigenous Amazonian groups.
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Biosphere Reserves in Bolivia
The Pilón-Lajas Biosphere Reserve is located on the far eastern spur of the Andes. It comprises mixed mountain and highland ecosystems. The Bolivian government has designated the reserve as a territory and Native Community Land of the indigenous groups living in the Pilón-Lajas region.
Located in the higher elevations of Bolivia, the Ulla-Ulla Biosphere Reserve protects part of the Central Andean wet puna ecoregion. It contains a combination of ecological formations, including the high plateau, tundra, high cordillera, mountains, lakes, river headwaters and a permanent snow zone.