Image gallery - new biosphere reserves in Africa and Arab States (2021)


Discover the new biosphere reserves in Africa and the Arab States! Lesotho, Libya and Saudi Arabia join the MAB Network this year with the designation of their first sites: Matšeng Biosphere Reserve, Ashaafean Biosphere Reserve, and Juzur Farasan Biosphere Reserve, respectively. These biosphere reserves were designated by the the International Co-ordinating Council of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB-ICC) on 15 September 2021.

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