Cook Islands

17 Total Protected Areas
0 With management effectiveness evaluations
Terrestrial Protected Areas
Marine Protected Areas
Other effective area-based conservation measures
0 Total Other effective area-based conservation measures
Polygons/Points ratio
Polygons 35%
Points 65%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

25.99% Coverage

67km2 Land Area Protected

258km2 Total Land Area

1% 5th National Report Coverage

PAME

0.0% With management effectiveness evaluations

0km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

100.0% Coverage

1,981,949km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

1,972,842km2 Marine Area Protected

PAME

0.0% With management effectiveness evaluations

0km2 Areas Assessed

Disclaimer: These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries due to difference in methodologies and datasets used to assess protected area coverage and differences in the base maps used to measure terrestrial and marine area of a country or territory.

IUCN Management Categories

Governance types

Sources (4)

  1. Marine Managed Areas (MMAs) in the Pacific Updated: 2008 The WorldFish Center, ReefBase Project, Penang, Malaysia
  2. Office of the Prime Minister Updated: 2017 Office of the Prime Minister
  3. Pacific region protected areas Updated: 2005 University of Queensland, Australia
  4. Source is currently unknown Updated: - Not Reported

Designations

National designations

17
  • Nature Reserve 1
  • National Park 1
  • Marine Park 1
  • Reserve 2
  • Hunting Reserve 2
  • Other Area 2
  • Marine Sanctuary 1
  • ra'ui 4
  • Ra'ui 3

Regional designations

0

International designations

0

Growth in protected area coverage

The graph excludes status years with no information reported (STAT_YR = 0).

Cook Islands Protected Areas

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citation

UNEP-WCMC (2020). Protected Area Profile for Cook Islands from the World Database of Protected Areas, October 2020. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net