Central Amazon Conservation Complex
The Central Amazon Conservation Complex comprises a landscape of rivers, islands, lakes and forests with high biodiversity.
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The Danube Delta is the largest continuous marshland in Europe and a critical site for bird conservation.
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Donana National Park
Doñana National Park is a wetland / coastal reserve at the delta of the Guadalquivir River and a major site for migrating birds.
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Durmitor National Park
The Durmitor National Park holds a mountain range with high peaks and glacial lakes, and the bordering Tara River Canyon.
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Everglades National Park contains a vast subtropical wetland centered on a fresh water river, with sawgrass marshes and mangrove islands.
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Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park is an important stopping-over point for hundreds of thousands of migrating birds each year.
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Iguacu National Park, with the Falls as its main feature, was added to the World Heritage List for two reasons: its exceptional natural beauty and because it´s the habitat of rare and endangered species.
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Iguazu National Park
Iguazu National Park, with the Falls as its main feature, was added to the World Heritage List for two reasons: its exceptional natural beauty and because it´s the habitat of rare and endangered species.
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iSimangaliso Wetland Park
iSimangaliso Wetland Park covers five interlinked ecosystems along a 220km stretch of coast, including Lake St.
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Kakadu National Park
Kakadu National Park is one of the larger national parks in the world, consisting of four major river systems and various landforms.
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Kenya Lake System
The Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley consists of three lakes in basins on the floor of the valley, known for their high concentration of lesser flamingo, great white pelicans and migratory birds.
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Lake Baikal is a freshwater ecosystem that is the deepest and oldest lake in the world, and the 2nd largest lake on the earth by volume.
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Lake Malawi National Park holds over 500 fish species (over 90% endemic), that make it a key example of specialized evolution.
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Lake Turkana National Parks is a group of three national parks. Reasons for the park's importance include its use as a stopping point for migratory birds, as a breeding ground for the Nile crocodile, hippopotamus, and snakes.
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Lakes of Ounianga
The Lakes of Ounianga are 18 connected lakes within the Sahara desert. They are unique as they mantain permanent freshwater in an arid region, being fed by a system of fossil ground water.
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Niokolo-Koba National Park
The Niokolo-Koba National Park on the banks of the Gambia river is known for its wildlife. This includes elephants, lions, leopards, chimpanzees, baboons, hippopotamuses and the Western giant eland.
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The Natural and cultural heritage of the Ohrid Region comprises the ancient city of Ohrid and nearby Lake Ohrid.
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The Pantanal Conservation Area is a freshwater wetland ecosystem that contains a huge fish variety and several globally threatened animal species.
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Plitvice Lakes National Park comprises 16 lakes that are known for their scenic beauty and distinctive colours, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue.
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Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve
The Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve encompasses both mountainous and lowland tropical rainforest, full of diverse wildlife and plant life.
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"Saryarka - Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan" is an important site for migratory water birds on the Central Asian flyway because of its wetlands.
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Srebarna Nature Reserve
Srebarna Nature Reserve comprises Lake Srebarna and its surroundings and is located on the bird migration route between Europe and Africa.
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Sundarbans National Park
The Sundarbans delta is the largest mangrove forest in the world. It lies at the mouth of the Ganges and is spread across areas of Bangladesh and West Bengal, India, forming the seaward fringe of the delta.
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The Sundarbans ('Forest of Sundari trees') are one of the largest remaining areas of mangroves in the world.
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Three parallel rivers of Yunnan
The Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas represent a landscape of river gorges and high mountains.
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Uvs Nuur Basin
The Uvs Nuur Basin covers a range of diverse ecosystems within the closed catchment of the saline Uvs Nuur lake system.
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The Victoria Falls, on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world.
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Wood Buffalo National Park
Wood Buffalo National Park is the largest national park in Canada, established in 1922 to protect the world's largest herd of free roaming Wood Bison.
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