Krasnokutsky arboretum is one of the oldest arboretums in Ukraine, whose history goes back over 200 years. Presumably founded in 1793. Located in a picturesque area of the Kharkiv region on the outskirts of the village of Krasnokutsk in the village of Osnovintsy. Subordinate Krasnokutskoy station gardening. The park was laid by landowner Ivan Nazarovich Karazin, the brother of the founder of Kharkov University.
At first, the Krasnokutsky arboretum was a local architectural monument – the security number 717 of the List of Monuments, approved by the decision of the Kharkiv Regional Executive Committee of March 5, 1992. Continue reading
Kurgaldzhinsky reserve – a picturesque nature conservation area in Central Kazakhstan. Extensive wetlands are habitats of curly and pink pelican, common flamingo, Savca and other rare birds. The history of the reserve began in 1968, and 50 years later, he and some other natural territories of Kazakhstan were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The reserved lands occupy the south-west of the Tengiz-Kurgaldzhinsky depression and have an area of 5432 m². On them stretched the bitter-salty drainless lake Tengiz, flowing fresh-water lake Korgalzhyn, other lakes and extended marshes. Continue reading
The Mokolodi Nature Reserve is not large, but it is in a very convenient place for tourists – just 10 km from the capital of Botswana, the city of Gaborone. The reserve was opened in 1994; It is under the jurisdiction of the Mokolodi Wildlife Fund.
In total, the boundaries of the Mokolodi Reserve cover 30 km², which have space not only for African wildlife, but also a small artificial town of comfort and recreation – hotels and restaurants and excursion bureaus are created for tourists. The nature reserve Mokolodi, first of all, is famous for its population of rather rare white rhinos. Continue reading
Sinharadzha Forest Reserve – the last of the tropical rain forests of Sri Lanka, is located in the southwestern part of Sri Lanka, northeast of Galle. There are many rare and endemic species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies. This reserve is sometimes called the “Kingdom of the Lion”, it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Slovak Karst is a picturesque mountain range in Eastern Slovakia, which is famous for its unique forms of karst topography, beautiful canyons and clear mountain rivers. The natural territory began to be protected in 1973, and in 2002, a national park was created here that has the status of a biosphere reserve. Since the mid-1990s, karst caves are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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