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Calculating protected area coverage

When calculating protected area coverage at any scale there are four questions that will have a major influence in the final results:

  • 2016-10-07
  • White paper

WDPA Lookup tables

The WDPA has multiple fields which contain a series of accepted values. These fields can be found below:

  • 2016-02-10
  • White paper

Decisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity relevant to the WDPA

The following is a list of the decisions by the Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) relevant to the WDPA.

  • 2016-04-25
  • White paper

Application Programming Interface (API)

In order to ensure easy access to the WDPA, UNEP-WCMC has created an WDPA application programming interface (API), the Protected Planet API is the official way of accessing the WDPA for use in websites.

  • 2016-04-26
  • White paper

Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (PAME)

Protected Area Management Effectiveness (PAME) evaluations, can be defined as: “the assessment of how well protected areas are being managed – primarily the extent to which management is protecting values and achieving goals and objectives" (Ho...

  • 2016-04-27
  • White paper

Protected area coverage per country/territory by UN Environment Regions

This page provides access to national statistics for every country and territory classified under the UN Environment Regions.The regions listed below are based upon UN Environment's Global Environment Outlook (GEO) process. For a detailed discu...

  • 2016-08-15
  • White paper

Protected Planet National Technical Series: Republic of Korea

The Protected Planet National Technical Series is a new concept under the Protected Planet Report initiative which aims to support decisions on protected area expansion at the national scale by assessing progress towards global biodiversity tar...

  • 2016-09-02
  • White paper

ICCA Data Manual

ICCAs are the territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities. The ICCA Registry and WDPA are two databases that can store information on ICCAs. This manual has been developed to support custodians of ICCAs in providing...

  • 2016-09-02
  • White paper

Data contributor agreements

The data contributor agreements for the WDPA can be found in this section and can be downloaded in English, French and Spanish.

  • 2019-05-04
  • White paper

Other effective area-based conservation measures

Further to Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Conference of the Parties (CoP) decision 14/8, this page provides guidelines on submitting data on other effective area-based conservation measures (also known as 'OECMs') for inclusion as compan...

  • 2019-06-28
  • White paper

MPA Guide

Momentum to protect the global ocean and to use Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) as a conservation tool is greater than it has ever been. But realizing the potential will require a common, shared language to understand, track and celebrate achievemen...

  • 2019-10-03
  • White paper