Marshall Islands

16 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 88%
Points 13%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

11.92% Coverage

34km2 Land Area Protected

282km2 Total Land Area

16% 5th National Report Coverage

PAME

0.0% With management effectiveness evaluations

0km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.27% Coverage

5,388km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

2,004,587km2 Marine Area Protected

18% 5th National Report Coverage

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 (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Marshall Islands Updated: 2015 Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA)

Designations

National designations

14
  • Conservation Area 12
  • Other Area 2

Regional designations

0

International designations

2
  • Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 2

Growth in protected area coverage

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

Marshall Islands Protected Areas

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citation

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