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UNESCO biosphere reserves

Kazakhstani and Russia's applications to include their biosphere reserves to the UNESCO World Network are studied at the headquarters of the United Nations agency

A session of the International Coordinating Council of The Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme takes place at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris from 8 to 12 June. It is scheduled to consider proposals for inclusion of new sites in the UNESCO's World Network of biosphere reserves along with the applications from Kazakhstan and Russia. The World Network of Biosphere Reserves includes 631 sites in 119 countries occurring in all regions of the world. UNESCO biosphere reserves - in photo gallery by TASS