Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve included in World Network of Biosphere Reserves
On August 10, 2018, the Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve (KBR) of Sikkim has been included in the UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserve (WHBR). With this, number of biosphere reserves from the country included in World Network of Biosphere Reserves has increased to 11. KBR is the highest biosphere reserve in the country that includes the third highest mountain peak in the world, Kanchenjunga (8,586 m).
Topics: Biodiversity • Biomes • Environment • Khangchendzonga National Park • Man and the Biosphere Programme • Natural environment • Nature • Protected areas • World Network of Biosphere Reserves • World Network of Biosphere Reserves in Asia and the Pacific
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