The Alto Orinoco-Casiquiare Biosphere Reserve is located in the Venezuelan Amazon. Duida-Marahuaca National Park, a national protected area which includes the Duida–Marahuaca Massif, lies within the Biosphere Reserve.
Biosphere Reserves in South America
The Andino Norpatagónica Biosphere Reserve is located in Argentina's northwestern Patagonia. It includes five National Parks and numerous other protected areas of Argentina. The landscape is mostly mountainous, dominated by the Andes in the west with sub-Andean plains and plateaus in the east.
The Araucarias Biosphere Reserve is situated in the southern part of the volcanic Andes chain in south-central Chile. Conguillío National Park constitutes the core area and includes the Llaima volcano, one of the largest and most active volcanoes in Chile.
The Bañados del Este Biosphere Reserve comprises a remarkable complex of ecosystems and a vast complex of coastal wetlands. Together, these form a rich habitat for an assortment of wildlife, including myriad species that are categorized as near-threatened or endangered.
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.
The Bioma Pampa-Quebradas del Norte Biosphere Reserve is located in northern Uruguay and comprises a mosaic of different ecosystems, including a primary forest with subtropical jungle, the quebradas, which represents the southernmost vestige of the Atlantic Forest environment.
The Bosawás Biosphere Reserve is located in the north of Nicaragua, next to the frontier with Honduras. Together with three neighboring protected areas of Honduras, it constitutes the largest protected area complex of tropical mountain moist forest north of the Amazon Basin.
Bosque de Fray Jorge, Talinay and Punta del Viento National Parks comprise the Fray Jorge Biosphere Reserve, situated north of Santiago. Its forests are green oases surrounded by semiarid lands. The park and reserve shelters almost all of the Mediterranean species typical of Chile.
The Bosque Seco Biosphere Reserve is located in southwestern Ecuador. The dry forests located within the reserve are the most extensive and best preserved in the country; however, their rarity makes them a conservation priority.
The Bosques de Neblina - Selva Central Biosphere Reserve is located in the Amazon basin of central Peru, in a transition zone between the eastern slopes of the Andes and the Amazon. Harboring four emblematic Peruvian ecosystems, it is home to a high level of biological and cultural diversity.