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First Biosphere Reserve in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Protected areas (PAs) exit in Georgia for over a century, and the first one to receive the PA status was the Lagodekhi Nature Reserve. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) data of 2019, Georgia has 87 protected areas falling under five different IUCN categories, namely: 14 state reserves, 12 national parks, 40 natural monuments, 20 sanctuaries and a protected landscape, altogether about 9.95% of the country’s territory. The region of Kakheti hosts a number of protected areas, including those of Vashlovani, Lagodekhi, Tusheti, Batsara-Babaneuri, Mariamjvari and Chachuna. Yet Kakheti is famous not only…

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First Biosphere Reserve in Georgia

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Protected areas (PAs) exit in Georgia for over a century, and the first one to receive the PA status was the Lagodekhi Nature Reserve. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) data of 2019, Georgia has 87 protected areas falling under five different IUCN categories, namely: 14 state reserves,…