Asia and the Pacific (130 biosphere reserves in 23 countries)

Last update: June 2014

Countries
Biosphere Reserve
Year of designation
Periodic Review
Second Periodic Review
Third Periodic Review
AUSTRALIA
14 biosphere reservesCroajingolong19772003  
 Kosciuszko19772003  
 Southwest1977. Withdrawn in 2002   
 Macquarie Island1977. Withdrawn in 20112003  
 Prince Regent River19772003  
 Unnamed19772003  
 Uluru (Ayers Rock-Mount Olga)19772003  
 Yathong19772003  
 Fitzgerald River197820032013 
 Hattah-Kulkyne & Murray-Kulkybe19812003  
 Wilson's Promontory19812003  
 Riverland1977. Originally Danggali Conservation Park, extended and renamed Bookmark in 1995. Renamed as Riverland in 2004.2003  
 Mornington Peninsula and Western Port2002   
 Barkindji2005   
 Noosa2007   
 Great Sandy2009   
CAMBODIA
1 biosphere reserveTonle Sap19972012  
CHINA
32 biosphere reservesChangbaishan19791998  
 Dinghushan19791998  
 Wolong19791998  
 Fanjingshan19861999  
 Xilin Gol19871999  
 Wuyishan19871999  
 Bogeda19902001  
 Shennongjia19902011  
 Yancheng19922003  
 Xishuangbanna19932004  
 Maolan19962007  
 Tianmushan19962007  
 Fenglin19972009  
 Jiuzhaigou Valley19972011  
 Nanji Islands19982011  
 Shankou Mangrove20002011  
 Baishuijiang20002011  
 Gaoligong Mountain20002011  
 Huanglong20002011  
 Baotianman20012012  
 Saihan Wula20012012  
 Dalai Lake2002   
 Wudalianchi2003   
 Yading2003   
 Foping2004   
 Qomolangma2004   
 Chebaling2007   
 Xingkai Lake2007   
 Mao'er Mountain2011   
 Jinggangshan2012   
 Niubeiliang2012   
 Snake Island, Laotie Mountain2013   
INDIA
9 biosphere reservesNilgiri20002012  
 Gulf of Mannar20012013  
 Sunderban20012013  
 Nanda Devi2004   
 Nokrek2009   
 Pachmarhi2009   
 Similipal2009   
 Achanakmar-Amarkantak2012   
 Great Nicobar2013   
INDONESIA
8 biosphere reservesCibodas19772011  
 Komodo197719992013 
 Lore Lindu197719992013 
 Tanjung Puting197719982013 
 Gunung Leuser198119992013 
 Siberut198119992013 
 Giam Siak Kecil - Bukit Batu2009   
 Wakatobi2012   
ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN
10 biosphere reservesArasbaran197620022013 
 Arjan197620022013 
 Geno197620022013 
 Golestan197620022013 
 Hara197620022013 
 Kavir197620022013 
 Lake Oromeeh197620022013 
 Miankaleh197620022013 
 Touran197620022013 
 Dena2010   
JAPAN
7 biosphere reservesMount Hakusan19801999  
 Mount Odaigahara & Mount Omine19801999  
 Shiga Highland1980 (Extended in 2014)1999  
 Yakushima Island19801999  
 Aya2012   
 Minami-Alps2014   
 Tadami2014   
KAZAKHSTAN
4 biosphere reserveKorgalzhyn2012   
 Alakol2013   
 Ak-Zhayik2014   
 Katon-Karagay2014   
DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA
4 biosphere reservesMount Paekdu19892002  
 Mount Kuwol2004   
 Mount Myohyang2009   
 Mount Chilbo2014   
REPUBLIC OF KOREA
5 biosphere reservesMount Sorak198219982013 
 Jeju Island20022013  
 Shinan Dadohae2009   
 Gwangneung Forest2010   
 Gochang2013   
KYRGYZSTAN
2 biosphere reservesSary-Chelek19782013  
 Issyk Kul20012013  
MALAYSIA
2 biosphere reserveTasik Chini2009   
 Crocker Range2014   
MALDIVES
1 biosphere reserveBaa Atoll2011   
FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
2 biosphere reservesUtwe2005   
 And Atoll2007   
MONGOLIA
6 biosphere reservesGreat Gobi1990   
 Boghd Khan Uul1996   
 Uvs Nuur Basin1997   
 Hustai Nuruu2002   
 Dornod Mongol2005   
 Mongol Daguur2007   
PAKISTAN
2 biosphere reserveLal Suhanra19771998  
 Ziarat Juniper Forest2013   
PALAU
1 biosphere reserveNgaremeduu2005   
     
PHILIPPINES
2 biosphere reservesPuerto Galera1977   
 Palawan19902012  
SRI LANKA
4 biosphere reservesHurulu19771998  
 Sinharaja197819982004 
 Kanneliya-Dediyagala-Nakiyadeniya (KDN)2004   
 Bundala2005   
THAILAND
4 biosphere reservesSakaerat19761999  
 Hauy Tak Teak19771999  
 Mae Sa-Kog Ma19771999  
 Ranong19972011  
TURKMENISTAN
1 biosphere reserveRepetek19782005  
UZBEKISTAN
1 biosphere reserveMount Chatkal19781999  
VIETNAM
8 biosphere reservesCan Gio Mangrove20012011  
 Dong Nai2001 (former Cat Tien, 2001 - extended in 2011)2012  
 Cat Ba2004   
 Red River Delta2004   
 Kien Giang2006   
 Western Nghe An2007   
 Mui Ca Mau2009   
 Cu Lao Cham - Hoi An2009