Welcome to the internet pages of the Archipelago Sea Biosphere Reserve!

Here you will find information about nature and culture in the biosphere reserve as well as activities carried out.

The coordination of the biosphere reserve is carried out by the Town of Pargas and the Municipality of Kimitoön and the Environment Centre of Southwest Finland.



  • The Archipelago Sea Area Biosphere Reserve was commended by UNESCO

    The periodic review of the Archipelago Sea Area Biosphere Reserve (ASABR) was approved by the International Coordinating Council of the UNESCO Man and Biosphere Program (MAB). The ASABR was established in 1994 and reported for the second time about the activities to UNESCO. The very detailed report was appreciated by UNESCO. They mentioned specially the […]

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  • A survey of Island Visitor´s Centres to compile ideas for developing the Korpoström Visitor Centre

    Read the survey here

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  • Periodic Review 2005-2015

    Every 10th year, all the biosphere reserves writes a report about their activities for the Unesco MAB-programme. Here you can find the Periodic Report for the Archipelago Sea Area Biosphere Reserve 2005-2005.

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