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Quebec, Ontario have highest number of UNESCO-designated biospheres in Canada

March 21, 2016 - 2:39 PM

Great Bear Lake in the Northwest Territories and the Beaver Hills east of Edmonton have been added to UNESCO's World Biosphere Reserve Network in 120 countries. It's a recognition of a region's successful balancing of environmental and economic concerns. Here's a list of Canada's other recognized biospheres:

— Bras d'Or Lake, N.S.

— Charlevoix, Que.

— Clayoquot Sound, B.C.

— Frontenac Arch, Ont.

— Fundy, N.B.

— Georgian Bay, Ont.

— Lac Saint-Pierre, Que.

— Long Point, Ont.

— Manicouagan-Uapishka, Que.

— Mount St.-Hilaire, Que.

— Mount Arrowsmith, B.C.

— Niagara Escarpment, Ont.

— Redberry Lake, Sask.

— Riding Mountain, Man.

— Southwest Nova, N.S.

— Waterton, Alta.

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