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MARSHALL ISLANDS PROTECTION COVERAGE

Marshall Islands

16

Protected Area Count

0

Management Effectiveness Assessments

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

Marine

33.59 km² / 281.93 km² (11.92%) Protected

Terrestrial

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 ProtectedPlanet.net.

BIODIVERSITY

Species
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 2021,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Nov 2021, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN.
Available at: www.protectedplanet.net.
Designation GIS Area GIS Marine Area IUCN Category Management Plan Status Status Year WDPA ID
Bikini
Conservation Area
Ib https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8ceiJclLPBec0pwemtzMzl1T3c/view?usp=sharing 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 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8ceiJclLPBeR0s5ZFM1a0pGNWc/view?usp=sharing 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 http://www.mpatlas.org/mpa/sites/5930/ Designated 4249
Ailinginae
Conservation Area
1028.58km² 1024.28km² Ib https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8ceiJclLPBeanRvaWpLRktOUlE/view?usp=sharing Designated 2002 555583308
Majuro
Conservation Area
2.79km² 2.79km² Ib https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B8ceiJclLPBefkl4eXFXc1V0b1pUMnByV24wUnZZWE5PV0t0TWJac2JvY09WM0hIXzVJams&usp=sharing
Designated 2013 555592845
Namdrik
Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance
26.33km² 22.64km² Not Reported http://www.ramsar.org/namdrik-atoll
Designated 2012 555555577
Jaluit
Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance
199.63km² 196.58km² Not Reported https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8ceiJclLPBeR0s5ZFM1a0pGNWc/view?usp=sharing 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 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8ceiJclLPBeN01jeVNCaDRHcjQ/view?usp=sharing
Designated 2006 555583334