The name Terra-Sana is vision and programme alike: terra (from Latin = earth) and sana (from Latin = healthy) wishes to create a
healthy earth in which all living organisms, including human beings, can live in harmonious co-existence.
consulting was founded by Dr. Thomas Schaaf in Freiburg, Germany. It advises governments and
NGOs in creating, managing and evaluating Biosphere Reserves. Biosphere Reserves are regions which countries designate as large protected areas and which can be internationally recognized by
Biosphere Reserves are very special places:
They ensure environmental conservation.
Sustainable development is practiced within Biosphere Reserves.
They are research areas to study the interactions of people and nature; in this way, innovative solutions can be worked out
for a harmonious co-existence between people and their environment.
Through the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, experience on tested management approaches can be shared
environmental consulting, helps you and
your area to become part of UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves within UNESCO’s "Man and the Biosphere" (MAB) Programme.
With a first-hand work experience in 65 Biosphere Reserves the world over, we offer you a variety of services that may
help contributing to a "healthy earth".
See also interview on 50 Years of
MAB Programme on YouTube.