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Protected Planet is the most up to date and complete source of data on protected areas and other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs), updated monthly with submissions from governments, non-governmental organizations, landowners and communities.

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Global coverage of protected areas and OECMs
15.34%

239,412: Protected Areas

Terrestrial protected area coverage

7.65%

18,416: Protected Areas

Marine protected area coverage

16.21%

239,412: Protected Areas

85: OECMs

Terrestrial protected area & OECM coverage

7.71%

18,416: Protected Areas

59: OECMs

Marine protected area & OECM coverage

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