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UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme list of India



Indian Man and Biosphere list of UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme

There are a total of 18 Biosphere Reserves are identified by the Government of India. Out of these 18 Biosphere Reserves UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) identified 9 Biosphere reserves as Man and the Biosphere program.

List of 9 UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme list of India

Sr.No. Name of Biosphere Reserve State Geographical Type Key Fauna in the reserve
1. Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve Andaman and Nicobar Islands Islands Saltwater Crocodile
2. Achankamar - Amarkantak Madhyapradesh - Chandigarh Maikala Hills Tiger, Leopards and Wild Dogs
3. Nokrek Meghalaya East Himalaya Red Panda
4. Simplipal Odisha Deccan Peninsula Royal Bengal Tiger, Wild Elephant
5. Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka Western Ghats Nilgiri Tahr, Lion-Tailed Macaque
6. Gulf of Mannar Tamil Nadu Coastal Area Dugong, Sea Cow
7. Sundarbans West Bengal Gangetic Delta Royal Bengal Tiger
8. Nanda Devi Uttarakhand Western Himalaya Himalayan Tahr, Snow Leopard, Black Bear
9. Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve Madhya Pradesh Semi-Arid Giant Squirrel, Flying Squirrel


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