World Network of Biosphere Reserves in the Arab States
Under UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Reserve Programme, there are 30 biosphere reserves recognized as part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves in the Arab States. These are distributed across 11 countries in the region as of 2016.
Below is the list of biosphere reserves in the Arab States, organized by country/territory, along with the year these were designated as part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves.
The list also includes the Intercontinental Biosphere Reserve of the Mediterranean, a biosphere reserve shared between Morocco and Spain.
- Tassili n'Ajjer (1986)
- El Kala (1990)
- Djurdjura (1997)
- Chrea (2002)
- Taza (2004)
- Gouraya (2004)
- Belezma (2015)
- Monts de Tlemcen (2016)
- Al-Reem Biosphere Preserve (2007)
- Lajat (2009)
- Marawah (2007)
- Socotra Archipelago (2003)
- "Arab States". Ecological Sciences for Sustainable Development. UNESCO. Retrieved 24 May 2016.