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biosphere reserve

A conservation area of two (or more) zones with limited human activity (research, tourism, etc).
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To reach these objectives, biosphere reserves take into account all the environmental, cultural, and socio-economic variables of each specific area, and with research and experimental management create models for sustainable use of the land and natural resources, models that can later be applied to other areas with similar characteristics.
This short documentary highlights the Atlantic Forest Biosphere Reserve, a collection of forest remnants extending from the state of Ceara to Rio Grande do Sul, recognized by UNESCO as part of its international network of biosphere reserves.
Though nickel mining and archaic sewer systems have created significant pollution problems, Cuba is also the home of three biosphere reserves, two marine reserves, and restoration programs for endangered crocodiles and turtles.
Biosphere reserves go beyond traditional wildlife preserves in that they not only set aside habitat to protect species but also function as a laboratory for developing a more-balanced relationship between people and the land.
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has today, 29 August 2017, concluded a two day African Network of Man and Biosphere Reserves (AfriMAB) sub regional workshop, in Saldanha Bay, Cape Town.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) recently recognized Albay as one of 20 new biosphere reserves in the world, or places for learning about sustainable development aiming to reconcile the conservation of biodiversity with sustainable use of natural resources.
PARIS, June 10 (KUNA) -- Kuwait represented by the Environment Public Authority (EPA) has expressed desire to enlist its natural reserves in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, under supervision of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
He said it offered an important opportunity for the countries from this region to exchange ideas, experiences and lessons in their respective works on Biosphere Reserves.
A Qatari delegation of senior officials from Qatar University, Qatar Foundation, Shell-Qatar, Qatar Energy and Environment Research Institute, Qatar Foundation Qur'anic Botanic Garden Project, Qatar Science and Technology Park and other institutions has visited Unesco biosphere reserves in Germany.
Atieh Kazemi Mojarad (Iran): Sustainable development of Biosphere Reserves through the promotion of key ecosystem services;
The endorsement raises the number of the Lebanese biosphere reserves to three, ranking the nation third out of 12 Arab countries with regards to their the number of such reserves.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, through the National Parks Autonomous Organization (OAPN), participates in the International Tourism Fair of Berlin (ITB 2018), which is held from today until Sunday, to give know the wide possibilities in terms of sustainable tourism offered by national parks and biosphere reserves in Spain.