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World Network of Biosphere Reserves in Asia and the Pacific

Under UNESCO's Man and Biosphere Reserve Programme, there are 142 biosphere reserves recognized as part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves in Asia and the Pacific as of April 2016. These are distributed across 24 countries in the region.[1]

The list

Below is the list of biosphere reserves in Asia and the Pacific, organized by country/territory, along with the year these were designated as part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves.

Australia

Cambodia

China

Federated States of Micronesia

India

Indonesia

Iran

Japan

Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan

Malaysia

Maldives

Mongolia

Myanmar

North Korea

Pakistan

Palau

  • Ngaremeduu (2005)

Philippines

South Korea

Sri Lanka

Thailand

  • Sakaerat (1976)
  • Hauy Tak Teak (1977)
  • Mae Sa-Kog Ma (1977)
  • Ranong (1997)

Turkmenistan

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

References

  1. ^ "Asia and the Pacific". Ecological Sciences for Sustainable Development. UNESCO. Retrieved 26 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e "23 new sites added to UNESCO's World Network of Biosphere Reserves". UNESCO. 14 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Mount Chilbo (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)". unesco.org. 2014. Retrieved 2015-05-24.

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