Wednesday, May 27, 2009

UNESCO Names 22 New Biosphere Reserves

Lagunas de Montebello, Chiapas, Mexico

The 21st session of the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Program (MAB-ICC) (held from 25 to 29 May 2009) added 22 new sites from 17 countries to the UNESCO's World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR) which now counts 553 sites in 107 countries. Read more:

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