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NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS PROTECTION COVERAGE

Northern Mariana Islands

32

Protected Area Count

3

Management Effectiveness Assessments

256,517.65 km² / 773,667.86 km² (33.16%) Protected

Marine

38.39 km² / 501.22 km² (7.66%) 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.

UNEP-WCMC and IUCN 2021,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Sep 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
Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument
Marine Protected Area
V Not Reported Designated 2009 400011
Pacific Remote Islands Marine
National Monument
V Not Reported Designated 2009 555672696
Marianas Trench Marine
National Monument
V Not Reported Designated 2009 555670039
Managaha
Marine Conservation Area
V Not Reported Designated 2000 555655547
Bird Island Sea Cucumber Reserve
Marine Protected Area
IV Not Reported Designated 2000 555655557
Sasanhaya Fish Reserve
Marine Protected Area
Ia Not Reported Designated 1994 555655692
Tank Beach Trochus Reserve
Marine Protected Area
IV Not Reported Designated 2000 555655705
Mariana Arc Of Fire
National Wildlife Refuge
IV Not Reported Designated 2009 555656038
Mariana Trench
National Wildlife Refuge
IV Not Reported Designated 2009 555656039
Laulau Bay Sea Cucumber
Reserve
V Not Reported Designated 555661792
Lighthouse Reef Trochus
Reserve
V Not Reported Designated 555661793
Bird Island Marine
Sanctuary
V Not Reported Designated 2001 555661898
Forbidden Island
Sanctuary
V Not Reported Designated 555661908
I Chenchon Park
Wildlife Conservation Area and Bird Sanctuary
V Not Reported Designated 555586338
Uracas Island
Preserve
V Not Reported Designated 18713
Guguan Island
Preserve
V Not Reported Designated 555586443
Bird Island Marine Sanctuary
Marine Protected Area
Ia Not Reported Designated 2001 18716
Mariana Trench National Wildlife Refuge
Marine Protected Area
IV Not Reported Designated 2009 555586815
Managaha Marine Conservation Area
Marine Protected Area
IV Not Reported Designated 2000 220251
Mariana Arc Of Fire National Wildlife Refuge
Marine Protected Area
IV Not Reported Designated 2009 555586990
Laulau Bay Sea Cucumber Reserve
Marine Protected Area
Ia Not Reported Designated 2000 302156
Forbidden Island Marine Sanctuary
Marine Protected Area
Ia Not Reported Designated 2000 302157
Marianas Trench Marine National Monument
Marine Protected Area
V Not Reported Designated 2009 400010
Kagman
Conservation Area
V Not Reported Designated 555583330
Wedding Cake Mountain Wildlife
Conservation Area
V Not Reported Designated 555583377
Lighthouse Reef Trochus Reserve
Marine Protected Area
IV Not Reported Designated 2000 555584357
Sasanhaya Bay Fish
Reserve
V Not Reported Designated 555584358
Taga Bay MPA
Marine Conservation Area
V Not Reported Designated 555584359
American Memorial
Historic or Cultural Area
III Not Reported Designated 1978 555585027
Asuncion Island
Preserve
V Not Reported Designated 555585390
Sabana
Protected Area
V Not Reported Designated 555585829
Susupe
Wetland
V Not Reported Designated 555586154