Protected areas of Suriname

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There are several Protected Areas of Suriname. The largest of these is the Central Suriname Nature Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The protected areas are managed by the Suriname Forest Service. The Forest Service has appointed STINASU (Stichting Natuurbehoud Suriname), a non-profit foundation, to develop and conduct the educational and tourist aspects in the protected areas.[1]

Nature reserves[edit]

  • Galibi. Established 1969. 40 square kilometres
  • Wia Wia. Established 1966. 360 square kilometres
  • Coppename. Established 1966. 100 square kilometres
  • Peruvia. Established 1986. 310 square kilometres
  • Hertenrits nature reserve. Established 1972.
  • Wanekreek. Established 1986. 450 square kilometres
  • Copi. Established 1986. 180 square kilometres
  • Boven Coesewijne. Established 1986. 270 square kilometres
  • Brinckheuvel. Established 1966. 60 square kilometres
  • Central. Established 1998. 16000 square kilometres
  • Sipaliwini. Established 1972. 1000 square kilometres

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "The nature reserves of Suriname". STINASU. Retrieved 2013-04-29. 
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