South America

Tribugá-Cupica-Baudó Biosphere Reserve: A Jewel of Biodiversity and Sustainability in Colombia

The Tribugá-Cupica-Baudó Biosphere Reserve in Colombia protects the Gulf of Tribugá region's biodiversity, cultural heritage, and habitats like mangroves, rainforests, and coral reefs. It promotes sustainable development, scientific research, and community engagement while tackling challenges such as illegal fishing and deforestation.

Tropical Andes - Biodiversity Hotspot: Preserving the Ecological Jewel

The Tropical Andes region spans from northern Venezuela to Bolivia and includes the northernmost Andes mountain ranges. This region is home to the Tropical Andes Biodiversity Hotspot, the most biologically diverse of all known hotspots and harbors around one-sixth of all plant life on the planet. However, the Tropical Andes are encountering significant challenges that threaten their ecological significance.

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.

Unveiling the Mystery of Moray: Inca Terraced Ruins in Peru

Nestled in the lush Cuzco region of Peru, northwest of Cuzco, lies the enigmatic archaeological site of Moray. Perched on a high plateau, Moray stands as a testament to the innovative agricultural practices of the ancient Incas. Perched on a high plateau, Moray's unusual terraced circular depressions have intrigued and puzzled archaeologists and visitors alike.