Photos by Kris Tynski

Welcome to the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere

 A place where the people who live and work within its boundary try to attain a balanced relationship with the natural world, contributing to the needs of society as a whole by showing a way to a more sustainable future.

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Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association

This is the Facebook page for Canada's 16th UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Reserve ! The Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve was designated on June 29th, 2011. Biosphere reserves are places around the world where people are working in harmony with nature - showcases for sustainable development! Visit our web site [www.blbra.ca] for information about our UNESCO Biosphere is all about!
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Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association18 hours ago
In case you missed it last night.
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Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association3 days ago
Would it surprise you to know that the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere is the home of three species of wildcats — not including the escaped domestic variety? They are all very mysterious and probably aware of your presence although you may be
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Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association5 days ago
Thanks to Colin Bray for sending in this painting done by his grandfather of the Man of War lighthouse.
Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association
Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association5 days ago
At a time all the countries in the world pursue the Sustainable Development Goals #SDG, it is important to highlight the role of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves.

With a combined territory approximately as large as Australia's and a population almost as big as Indonesia's, it is a network of #UNESCO-designated sites that protects the environment and fosters innovation while striving to ensure the welfare of its population.

There are some amazing curious facts about biosphere reserves. During the confinement, we will share some of them. Stay tuned!