WDPA updates in 2020

Through collaboration with national and regional agencies, regional and international secretariats, NGOs and other partners the WDPA is updated monthly. The differences between monthly versions can vary significantly therefore it is essential when working with the WDPA to ensure you use the most up to date version and crucially to reference the version you have used in any analysis performed. The links on this page will give you an overview of the changes and updates made to the WDPA each month, please refer to them when using the WDPA and comparing previous versions of the WDPA.