ⓘ El Eden Ecological Reserve is a non governmental organization Ecological Reserve in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Located on the northeastern tip of the Yucatan Peninsu ..

                                     

ⓘ El Eden Ecological Reserve

El Eden Ecological Reserve is a non governmental organization Ecological Reserve in Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Located on the northeastern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, 30 miles 48 km North-West from Cancun), El Eden, a non-governmental natural protected area in Central America Tropical rain forest. It is the home of various research projects in Agroecology, Archaeology, biodiversity studies, ecosystem studies, ecotourism, GIS, Regional studies, restoration ecology, forestry and natural resource management.

There are seven major ecosystems are represented in the El Eden including Semideciduous tropical forest, the total semideciduous forests, seasonally inundated forest, palm groves, Savannas, and other wetlands, and cenote.

One of the main research projects / groups, which is stored in El Eden is HabitatNet that this is a global project on biodiversity monitoring. A field study is conducted on secondary and high school students and teachers from around the world that compare local plants and animals with each other and with those in the native habitat of the students. Reports generated from student work is sent to the Smithsonian.

One of the main objectives of biological and environmental research of the differences needs to be able to fully understand the biodiversity within the reserve. After a General inventory and a basic understanding of all taxa is complete, that information can be used to determine how to best protect, manage, enrich and restore biodiversity at El Eden and similar reserves.