Altai State Natural Biosphere Reserve
The Altai Reserve was founded in 1932, modern borders are designated in 1968. It is located in the Chulyshman river basin and is included in the ten largest reserves of…

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Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is a wilderness area with rivers, lakes, waterfalls, cliffs and a rich flora and fauna. One of the brightest attractions is a rare natural phenomenon that occurs…

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PASSIFLORA - FLOWER OF PASSION
This unusual flower with its exotic beauty was among the first flowers from the New World, which turned out to be in the gardens of Europe. Deep symbolism of the…

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Sinharaya Forest Reserve

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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Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley is an unusually beautiful place on the eastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau. Nature has done authentic miracles from water and limestone, algae and bacteria, has decorated its creation with mosses, lichens and many hundreds of plants in captivating abundance and splendor. As a rule, under the valley of Jiuzhaigou, two reserves are meant at once – Jiuzhaigou itself and Hualong reserve. In turn, Jiuzhaigou consists of three more smaller valleys. Continue reading

Bohemian Paradise Reserve

The Bohemian Paradise is a nature reserve of 181.5 square kilometers located in the northeastern part of the Czech Republic between the cities of Turnov, Mnikhovo-Gradište and Jicin. Since 2005, this region is considered the center of the UNESCO European Geopark.

Hundreds of millions of years ago, the territory of the Bohemian Paradise was a seabed covered with volcanoes. Over time, under the influence of the sun and wind, a unique landscape formed here, consisting of deep gorges, bizarre cliffs, intricate caves, crystal clear lakes, dense forests and flowering meadows. Continue reading

Ust-Lensky State Nature Reserve
Ust-Lensky reserve is located in the "permafrost". The delta of the Lena River throughout its territory is occupied by polygonal and roller tundra swamps. The delta of the Lena River…

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Zhiguli State Biosphere Reserve
In the Samara region, on the Samara Luka (in the bend of the Volga river), between the Kuibyshev and Saratov reservoirs, the state natural Zhiguli reserve is located. The Zhiguli…

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Talovskie Bowls
Talovskiye bowls are mineral springs rounded in shape, formed more than 10 thousand years ago in the territory of the Tomsk Region. The water in them is surrounded by travertine…

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Lapland Reserve
The Lapland nature reserve is located in the west of the Kola Peninsula, on the shores of Lake Imandra. Here, in the mountain ranges of Monchetundra and Chunatundra, one of…

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