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UNESCO Biosphere Reserves
UNESCO Biosphere Reserves
are environment-protected scientific-research institutions of international status that are created with the intent for conservation in a natural state the most typical natural complexes of biosphere, conducting background ecological monitoring, studying of the surrounding
natural environment The natural environment or natural world encompasses all life, living and non-living things occurring nature, naturally, meaning in this case not Artificiality, artificial. The term is most often applied to the Earth or some parts of Earth. Th ...

natural environment
, its changes under the activity of
anthropogenic Anthropogenic ("human" + "generating") is an adjective that may refer to: * Anthropogeny, the study of the origins of humanity Counterintuitively, anthropogenic may also refer to things that have been generated by humans, as follows: * Human im ...
factors. Biosphere Preserves are created on the base of
nature preserve A nature reserve (also known as a natural reserve, wildlife refuge, wildlife sanctuary, biosphere reserve or bioreserve, natural or nature preserve, or nature conservation area), is a protected area Protected areas or conservation areas are ...
s or
national park#REDIRECT National park A national park is a park in use for Conservation (ethic), conservation purposes, created and protected by national governments. Often it is a reserve of natural, semi-natural, or developed land that a sovereign state dec ...

national park
s including to their composition territories and objects of other categories of nature-preserving fund and other lands as well as including in the established order the
World Network of Biosphere Reserves The UNESCO The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (french: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a List of specialized agencies of the United Nations, specialised ...
in the
UNESCO The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (french: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialised agency United Nations Specialized Agencies are autonomous orga ...

UNESCO
framework "
Man and the Biosphere Programme Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) is an intergovernmental scientific program, launched in 1971 by UNESCO The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (french: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éduca ...
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List of Biosphere Reserves

Canada's 18 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves encompassing a total area of .


See also

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Wildlife of Canada The wildlife of Canada or biodiversity of Canada consist of over 80,000 classified species, with an equal number thought yet to be recognized. Known Fauna of Canada, fauna and Flora of Canada, flora have been identified from five different kingdo ...
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List of World Heritage Sites in Canada This is a list of World Heritage Sites in Canada. The names in the tables below are the names of the properties as used on the website of UNESCO The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO french: Organisation de ...


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