Natural Sites

Grande Colline National Park, Haiti The Editor Wed, 08/09/2017 - 23:37
Grande Colline National Park is a national park in southwestern Haiti which contains the Grande Colline mountain range at the core of the La Hotte Massif. This park contains five named peaks and is one of the most remote and difficult to reach areas in Haiti.
La Visite National Park, Haiti The Editor Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:51
La Visite National Park is located in an upland area that includes several mountains in southern Haiti, south of Port-au-Prince and has both pine and hardwood forests. It is the smaller of the two national parks of Haiti with a fragile pocket of biodiversity that remains endangered.
La Hotte Biosphere Reserve, Haiti The Editor Wed, 08/09/2017 - 20:14
La Hotte Biosphere Reserve is located in the southeast of Haiti and encompasses both terrestrial and marine areas. The region is considered a biodiversity hotspot due to the wide variety in climate, which ranges from humid to subtropical dry. The reserve includes six mountain peaks, the highest of which reaches 2347 m (7700 ft).
La Selle Biosphere Reserve, Haiti The Editor Wed, 08/09/2017 - 20:06
La Selle Biosphere Reserve is located in the Massif de la Selle, containing Haiti’s highest peak 'Pic la Selle' and the second most biodiverse region of the country after the Massif de la Hotte. These two mountain ranges form the southern peninsula of the island of Hispaniola, known for its high level of endemism.
Archipel de la Guadeloupe Biosphere Reserve: Guadeloupe National Park and Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin Nature Reserve The Editor Sat, 07/29/2017 - 00:53
Guadeloupe National Park, which encompasses a tropical forest and includes La Soufrière volcano; along with the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin Nature Reserve, a marine protected area adjacent to the park; together comprise the Archipel de la Guadeloupe Biosphere Reserve.

Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

The coastal area of Belize is an outstanding natural system consisting of the largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere, offshore atolls, several hundred sand cays, mangrove forests, coastal lagoons and estuaries. The system’s seven sites illustrate the evolutionary history of reef development and are a significant habitat for threatened species including marine turtles, manatees and the American marine crocodile.

Península de Guanahacabibes National Park and Biosphere Reserve, Cuba The Editor Wed, 06/28/2017 - 01:04
Guanahacabibes Peninsula is located in Pinar del Río Province, in the municipality of Sandino, the westernmost point on the island of Cuba. The peninsula is sparsely populated. The waters surrounding the peninsula are important spiny lobster and red snapper fishing grounds. It is both a national park and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.