Biosphere reserves of Mexico

The biosphere reserves of Mexico are protected natural areas. Some are designated by the national government, while others are internationally designated by UNESCO.[1]

National biosphere reservesEdit

As of September 2021, the following areas have been designated biosphere reserves by the Mexican Government.

UNESCO biosphere reserves in MexicoEdit

UNESCO has designated certain natural protected areas in Mexico as international biosphere reserves through its Man and the Biosphere Programme. Some are also designated biosphere reserves by the Mexican government, while others have a different national designation (national park, flora and fauna protection area, etc.).


  1. ^ UNEP-WCMC and IUCN (2021), Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) and World Database on Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures (WD-OECM) [Online], Accessed 29 September 2021, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN. Available at: