About UNESCO Man & Biosphere
UNESCO biosphere reserves within the MAB-programme are dynamic areas where man and nature co-exist. In such areas economic activity, conservation, public recreation, entrepreneurship, nature, and ecology go hand-in-hand. Concrete examples of activities within these themes are academic research into biodiversity, local entrepreneurs facilitating sustainable tourism, education programmes on nature and environmental conservation and local farmers that strengthen local identity through the production of organic place-branded produce. An UNESCO biosphere reserve distinguishes itself from national reserves in that they do not impose extra rules or regulations.
Read more about UNESCO biosphere reserves here on the international UNESCO website