Biosphere Reserves of Canada

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Location of Biosphere Reserves in Canada

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, its changes under the activity of anthropogenic factors.

Biosphere Preserves are created on the base of nature preserves or national parks 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 in the UNESCO framework "Man and the Biosphere Programme".

List of Biosphere Reserves[edit]

Canada's 18 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves encompassing a total area of 235,000 square kilometres (91,000 sq mi).[1][2]

Name Photo Location Established Area (ha) Description Ref
Beaver Hills Bison Elk Island.jpg  Alberta 2016 159,560 [3]
Bras d'Or Lake Bras D'Or Channel Newfoundland (41364914771).jpg  Nova Scotia 2011 356,788 Protects the estuarine system of Bras d'Or Lake [4]
Charlevoix Baie Saint-Paul vu du nord.jpg  Quebec 1988 1,290,000 [5]
Clayoquot Sound Clayoquot Sound - Near Tofino - Vancouver Island BC - Canada - 08.jpg  British Columbia 2000 349,947 Protects an intact coastal forest ecosystem on the west coast of Vancouver Island. [6]
Frontenac Arch Thousand Islands 2.JPG  Ontario 2002 220,973 [7]
Fundy NB - Hopewell Rocks1.jpg  New Brunswick 2007 432,310 [8]
Georgian Bay BeausoleilIslandCedarSprings2004.jpg  Ontario 2004 347,270 [9]
Lac Saint-Pierre Archipel du lac Saint-Pierre.png  Quebec 2000 650,490 [10]
Long Point Long Point, Norfolk County 02.JPG  Ontario 1986 40,600 [11]
Manicouagan-Uapishka Île René-Levasseur1.JPG  Quebec 2007 5,480,000 [12]
Mont Saint-Hilaire Mountain Mont-Saint-Hilaire.jpg  Quebec 1978 1,100 [13]
Mount Arrowsmith French Creek BC.jpg  British Columbia 2000 118,592 [14]
Niagara Escarpment Kelso Conservation Area- Escarpment - Milton Heights-Ontario (2).jpg  Ontario 1990 194,555 [15]
Redberry Lake Redberry Lake.jpg  Saskatchewan 2000 112,200 [16]
Riding Mountain Deep Lake - Riding Mountain National Park.JPG  Manitoba 1986 1,331,000 Encompasses Riding Mountain National Park and twelve surrounding municipalities. [17]
Southwest Nova Autumnal Magic (10148865034).jpg  Nova Scotia 2001 1,546,374 [18]
Tsá Tué Deline6.jpg  Northwest Territories 2016 9,331,300 [19]
Waterton S7301097.JPG  Alberta 1979 66,761 Encompasses Waterton Lakes National Park and two surrounding municipalities. [20]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UNESCO Biosphere Reserves of Canada". e CanadianBiosphere Reserves Association and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. 2018. PDF
  2. ^ "18 Sites". UNESCO Biosphere Reserves of Canada. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  3. ^ "Beaver Hills | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  4. ^ "Bras d'Or Lake | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  5. ^ "Charlevoix | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  6. ^ "Clayoquot Sound | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  7. ^ "Frontenac Arch | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  8. ^ "Fundy | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  9. ^ "Georgian Bay | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  10. ^ "Lac Saint-Pierre | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  11. ^ "Long Point | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  12. ^ "Manicouagan Uapishka | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  13. ^ "Mont Saint Hilaire | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  14. ^ "Mount Arrowsmith | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  15. ^ "Niagara Escarpment | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  16. ^ "Redberry Lake | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  17. ^ "Riding Mountain | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  18. ^ "South West Nova | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  19. ^ "Tsá Tué | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  20. ^ "Waterton | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2020-10-11.