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Marshall Islands


Protected Area Count


Management Effectiveness Assessments

5,388.40 km² / 2,004,587.26 km² (0.27%) Protected


33.59 km² / 281.93 km² (11.92%) Protected


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.

Source: from


Total: 1557
Endemic: 0
Threatened: 5
Threatened Endemic: 0
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Key Biodiversity Areas
Total: 15
Fully Protected: 0
Partially Protected: 9
Not Protected: 6
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UNEP-WCMC and IUCN 2022,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Sep 2022, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN.
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Designation GIS Area GIS Marine Area IUCN Category Management Plan Status Status Year WDPA ID
Bikini Conservation Area Ib Proposed 2006 555556766
Ailuk Conservation Area 24.32km² 24.32km² VI Not Reported Designated 2010 555583309
Rongelap Conservation Area 2800.12km² 2789.02km² VI Not Reported Designated 2002 555583362
Namdrik Conservation Area 26.33km² 22.64km² VI Not Reported Designated 2012 555592843
Rongerik Conservation Area 1007.24km² 1003.93km² VI Not Reported Designated 2006 555556767
Jaluit Conservation Area 199.63km² 196.58km² VI Designated 2002 555583329
Mili Atoll Conservation Area 97.34km² 96.68km² Ib Not Reported Designated 555583340
Bokaak (Taongi) Atoll Other Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Ia Not Reported Designated 4248
Kwajalein Conservation Area 0.74km² 0.66km² Ib Not Reported Designated 555592846
Bikar Atoll Other Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Ia Designated 4249
Ailinginae Conservation Area 1028.58km² 1024.28km² Ib Designated 2002 555583308
Majuro Conservation Area 2.79km² 2.79km² Ib
Designated 2013 555592845
Namdrik Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 26.33km² 22.64km² Not Reported
Designated 2012 555555577
Jaluit Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 199.63km² 196.58km² Not Reported Designated 2002 902678
Arno Conservation Area 70.36km² 64.02km² VI Not Reported Designated 2004 555583313
Likiep Atoll Conservation Area 0.31km² 0.31km² VI
Designated 2006 555583334