UNESCO announces selection of 13 new Biosphere Reserves

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Cérémonie du café : torréfaction des grains de café – Le Kafa, en Éthiopie © A. k. Makarigakis,/ Unesco

The International Coordinating Council of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme has added 13 new sites and five extensions in 15 different countries to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR), which now numbers 564 sites in 109 countries.

The decision to include the new sites was taken during the 22nd session of the International Coordination Council, which took place from 31 May to 4 June at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.


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