biosphere reserve

/ˈbaɪəsfɪə rəzɜv/ (say 'buyuhsfear ruhzerv)

noun
a geographical area comprising one or more ecosystems, considered desirable to preserve because it contains unique animal or plant species.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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