UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme

Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve

Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve Administrative details Country: United States of America Name of BR: Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve Year designated: 1989 Administrative authorities: (7.6) Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Adirondack Park Agency, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, US Forest Service Name Contact: Co-coordinators: Brian L. Houseal, Kelly Cerialo Contact address: Houseal Cerialo Tel: 518-962-2677 518-327-6387… read more »

Golden Gate Biosphere Reserve

         Country United States of America        Region/Province/ or State California        Web Address https://farallones.noaa.gov/manage/goldengatebiosphere.html        Date Founded 1988        Size (hectares) 7,251,969        Distinguishing Features Northern California coastline and waters extending 200 nautical miles west in the Pacific Ocean.        Main Industries (in terms of employment) tourism, fishery, agriculture   Situated in North-Central California, the Golden Gate Biosphere represents a… read more »

EuroMAB 2021

Biosphere Reserve Nockberge and Austria has officially applied to UNESCO and been awarded the contract to host EuroMAB in September 2021. More information will follow as plans develop. But for now, check out the beauty of the biosphere, it may be all the inspiration you need to join us in 2021!   Travel Information The… read more »

Zero Plastic Working Group

A short introduction From the first steps taken with the island of Lanzarote and Marine Sciences For Society 10 years ago, the Zero Plastic Working Group was launched in May 2018 during the World Network of Island and Coastal BR meeting in Menorca. Now, following the Dublin Commitment made during the April 2019 EuroMAB Conference,… read more »

UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme in 1970. UNESCO’s MAB Strategy 2015-2025 ensures that all 686 biosphere reserves within the world network are working collectively on four common strategic objectives: Conserve biodiversity, restore and enhance ecosystem services and foster sustainable use of natural resources;… read more »