International Parks and UNESCO Sites

El Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve, Mexico
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El Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

Shrubs, dunes, mangroves, and salt mines mingle in this picture of a wildlife reserve midway down the Baja California Peninsula.

Published Mar 25, 2012

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Tassel n’Ajjer National Park
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Tassel n’Ajjer National Park

Part of the Sahara Desert, the rocky plateau is rich in geologic and human history.

Published Mar 27, 2011

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Great Blue Hole, Belize
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Great Blue Hole, Belize

A vertical cave in Belize’s Lighthouse Reef Atoll comprises a popular diving site known as the Great Blue Hole. The Advanced Land Imager on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 satellite captured an image of the Great Blue Hole and Lighthouse Reef in March 2009.

Published Apr 3, 2009

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Shiretoko National Park
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Shiretoko National Park

Hokkaido’s Shiretoko Peninsula provides mostly temperate Japan with a taste of the Arctic.

Published Aug 13, 2006

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