Malaysia’s latest Unesco biosphere reserve, Penang Hill, with its million-year-old rainforest and marine and coastal ecosystems, offers visitors another side to the island.
Malaysia’s latest Unesco biosphere reserve, Penang Hill, with its million-year-old rainforest and marine and coastal ecosystems, offers visitors another side to the island.

Unesco biosphere reserve status for Penang Hill, Malaysia, a chance to draw visitors away from its cookie-cutter attractions to explore rainforest a million years old

  • The reserve covers million-year-old rainforest, as well as Penang Botanic Gardens, coastal and marine ecosystems on the island off peninsular Malaysia
  • Of 40 countries in the Asia-Pacific region with Unesco biosphere reserves, China has the most – 34 – including the highly biodiverse forest of Mount Huangshan

Malaysia’s latest Unesco biosphere reserve, Penang Hill, with its million-year-old rainforest and marine and coastal ecosystems, offers visitors another side to the island.
Malaysia’s latest Unesco biosphere reserve, Penang Hill, with its million-year-old rainforest and marine and coastal ecosystems, offers visitors another side to the island.
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