What ARE Biosphere Reserves ?

The first line says it all…“Biosphere Reserves are not about nature conservation, they are about people“!

Biosphere Atlas

We have recently updated and improved the use of our on-line Atlas. Click on the map or Here to look at the latest Bras d’Or Lake BIOSPHERE ATLAS!

Biosphere Reserves around the World – Map

 Click on the link or the picture of Earth for the latest map (PDF) of Biosphere Reserves around the world! Map_of_World_Biosphere_Reserves

UNESCO Science Bulletin – July-September 2013

The Summer 2013 Science Bulletin from UNESCO…

UNESCO Science Bulletin – Spring 2013

Click HERE to see the latest UNESCO Science Bulletin! Lots of interesting articles from around the world with a focus in this issue on groundwater…”out of sight – out of mind”….

By-laws of the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association

Board approved: September 19, 2013 BY-LAWS Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association Definitions a)      “Society” means the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association. b)      “Registrar” means the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies appointed under the Nova Scotia Companies Act. c)      … Continue reading

Strategic Plan 2013-2015

Download the Strategic Plan here: STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE BRAS D’OR BIOSPHERE

Canadian Commission for UNESCO Bulletin – August 2012

Check out the latest bulletin from the Canadian Commission for UNESCO! CCU Bulletin August 2012

UNESCO Certificate arrives !

We have received the official UNESCO Certificate designating the Bras d’Or Lake as a World Biosphere Reserve. It is a 13″ X 20″ parchment with the official seal of UNESCO and signed by the Director-General for UNESCO. It has been … Continue reading


Map 1: Core and Buffer Areas Map 2: Land Use Buffer Areas only Core Areas only