United States Minor Outlying Islands

13 Total Protected Areas
1 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 92%
Points 8%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

97.57% Coverage

355km2 Land Area Protected

363km2 Total Land Area

PAME

0.4% With management effectiveness evaluations

1km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.77% Coverage

15,071km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

1,964,385km2 Marine Area Protected

PAME

0.12% With management effectiveness evaluations

2,305km2 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 (2)

  1. Protected Areas Database of the United States (PADUS 2.0) Updated: 2020 U.S. Geological Survey | Science Analytics and Synthesis | Gap Analysis Project (GAP) | Protected Areas Database of the United States 2.0
  2. Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance Updated: 2020 Ramsar Secretariat, on behalf of Ramsar Contracting Parties

Designations

National designations

12
  • National Wildlife Refuge 8
  • Wilderness Study Area 4

Regional designations

0

International designations

1
  • Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1

Growth in protected area coverage

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

United States Minor Outlying Islands Protected Areas

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citation

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