de Astrof�sica de Canarias
The Instituto de Astrof�sica de Canarias is a highly
internationalized research centre and comprises:
The Instituto de
Astrof�sica, which forms the headquarters,
in La Laguna (Tenerife).
The La Palma Centre for Astrophysics
The Observatorio del Teide, in Iza�a (Tenerife).
The Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos, in Garaf�a (La Palma)
IAC Home Page ->
Palma Biosphere Reserve
The whole island of La Palma was declared a UNESCO's Biosphere Reserve in 2002. The
sustainable development strategy of the island includes night sky conservation as a basic
heritage to put into value.
La Palma Biosphere Reserve Home Page ->
Ministry of Environment
United Nations Educational, Scienfic and Cultural
MaB (Man and the Biosphere Programme