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NEW CALEDONIA PROTECTION COVERAGE

New Caledonia

115

Protected Area Count

0

Management Effectiveness Assessments

1,320,501.09 km² / 1,371,803.15 km² (96.26%) Protected

Marine

11,419.20 km² / 19,141.03 km² (59.66%) 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.

BIODIVERSITY

Species
Total: 3254
Endemic: 33
Threatened: 26
Threatened Endemic: 15
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Key Biodiversity Areas
Total: 56
Fully Protected: 27
Partially Protected: 21
Not Protected: 8
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Warm Water Coral Data
Total Area: km2
Protected Area: km2
Protected Percentage: %

Original dataset provided by UNEP-WCMC (2021)

UNEP-WCMC and IUCN 2023,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Feb 2023, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN.
Available at: www.protectedplanet.net.
Designation Reported Area Reported Marine Area IUCN Category Management Plan Status Status Year WDPA ID
Parc Municipal du Ouen Toro - Albert Etuvé et Lucien Audet National Park 0.51km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651461
Tiponite Forest Reserve 10.85km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1970 4216
Épave du Humboldt Nature reserve 0.03km² 0.03km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 220021
Haute Pourina Nature reserve 44.63km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651472
Tangadiou Forest Reserve 10.16km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1970 18266
Nodéla Nature reserve 9.18km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651451
Chutes de la Madeleine Nature reserve 3.93km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651483
Grand Lagon Nord Marine Protected Area 6357.00km² 6357.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555512097
Barrage de Yaté Nature reserve 5.48km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651462
Col d'Amieu Table Unio Forest Reserve 123.68km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1970 4217
Pointe Kuendu Locally managed protected area 0.47km² 0.47km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 220022
Netcha Locally managed protected area 0.69km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651473
Tango Forest Reserve 290.89km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1979 18267
Cap N'dua Nature reserve 8.09km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651452
Parc des Grandes Fougères National Park 45.45km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651484
Atoll d'Ouvea et Beautemps-Beaupre Marine Protected Area 977.00km² 977.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555512098
Passe de Dumbéa Seasonal nature reserve 5.45km² 5.45km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651463
Koumac Forest Reserve 263.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1975 4218
Aiguille de Prony Nature reserve 0.03km² 0.03km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 220023
Haute Dumbéa Nature reserve 81.25km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2012 555651474
Réserve de la passe Amédée Special Marine Reserve 27.80km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 1991 61902
Mont Do Nature reserve 2.98km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651453
Récif Sèche Croissant Integral nature reserve 0.45km² 0.45km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651485
L’île de Bailly Special Marine Reserve 333.57km² 274.95km² V Not Reported Designated 1989 555547612
Haute Yaté Nature reserve 55.42km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651464
Ile Pam Special Fauna Reserve 4.60km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1966 4222
Poé Nature reserve 30.99km² 30.99km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 220026
Grand récif Aboré et de la passe de Boulari Nature reserve 149.11km² 149.11km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651475
Fort Teremba (Moindou) Natural Monument 0.00km² 0.00km² III Not Reported Designated 61913
Îlot Amédée Locally managed protected area 0.41km² 0.41km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651454
Bois du Sud Locally managed protected area 0.15km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651486
Parc du lagon sud: Ilot Amédée et Grand Récif Aboré Special Marine Reserve 78.61km² 75.03km² V Not Reported Designated 1993 555547613
Récifs de Sèche-Croissant Integral nature reserve 0.40km² 0.40km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1994 220011
Île Casy Locally managed protected area 1.52km² 1.52km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651465
Haute Doutio Other Area 70.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported 1972 4230
Île Verte Nature reserve 2.06km² 2.06km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 220027
Îlot Ténia Locally managed protected area 11.53km² 11.53km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651476
L'Ilot Casy (Réserve spéciale marine de la baie de Prony) Special Marine Reserve 1.45km² 1.45km² II Not Reported Designated 1993 220024
Montagne des sources Integral nature reserve 56.95km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651455
Grand Port Seasonal nature reserve 13.11km² 13.11km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651487
Parc du lagon de Bourail: Roche Percee and Baie des tortues Special Marine Reserve 120.00km² 120.00km² III Not Reported Designated 1957 555547614
Îlot Goéland Seasonal integral nature reserve 0.01km² 0.01km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 220012
Forêt Nord Nature reserve 4.19km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651466
Amoa/Tchamba Other Area 430.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported 1972 4232
Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 15743.13km² 0.00km² Not Applicable Not Reported Inscribed 2008 903134
Parc provincial de la Rivière bleue National Park 220.72km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651477
Réserve spéciale botanique du Sud Special Botanical Reserve 44.66km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1970 316896
Pic du Pin Nature reserve 14.96km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651456
Îlot N'Digoro Integral nature reserve 0.16km² 0.16km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651488
L’îlot Ténia Special Marine Reserve 150.00km² 150.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547615
Îlot Canard Locally managed protected area 1.41km² 1.41km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 220013
Pic Ningua Nature reserve 3.57km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651467
Ponerihouen Other Area 338.80km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported 1972 4233
Parc du Grand Lagon Sud National Park 6727.61km² 6727.61km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555512085
Îlot Moindé-Ouémié Locally managed protected area 0.52km² 0.52km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651478
Réserve Spéciale de Faune de l'Ile Special Fauna Reserve 4.60km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1966 316898
Mont Mou Nature reserve 6.75km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651457
Parc zoologique et forestier Michel Corbasson National Park 0.31km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651489
Nekoro Special Marine Reserve 1260.00km² 1260.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2000 555547616
Îlot Maître Locally managed protected area 8.14km² 8.14km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 220014
Forêt de Saille Nature reserve 10.99km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651468
Paita-Dumbea - Mt Dore Other Area 710.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported 1950 18258
Parc de la Zone Côtière Ouest National Park 2552.68km² 2552.68km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555512086
Vallée de la Thy Nature reserve 11.17km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651479
Reserve de la passe Amïdïe Special Marine Reserve 27.80km² 13.90km² V Not Reported Designated 1991 316900
Massif du Kouakoué Nature reserve 74.80km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651458
Ouano Nature reserve 34.98km² 34.98km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651490
Casy Islet Special Marine Reserve 145.00km² 145.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1993 555547617
Îlot Larégnère Nature reserve 6.63km² 6.63km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 220016
Fausse Yaté Nature reserve 3.88km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651469
Pouembout Other Area 358.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported 1975 18259
Atolls d'Entrecasteaux Natural Park 3504.57km² 3504.57km² II http://www.affmar.gouv.nc/portal/page/portal/affmar/librairie/fichiers/22578172.PDF Designated 2013 555577561
Mont Humboldt Nature reserve 16.58km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651480
Lagoons of New Caledonia Marine Protected Area 15743.00km² 15743.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555512084
Baie de Port Bouquet Locally managed protected area 3.23km² 3.23km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651459
Mont Mou Forest Reserve 50.38km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1970 4211
Îlot Signal Nature reserve 2.36km² 2.36km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 220017
Forêt cachée Nature reserve 6.30km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651470
Boulouparis-Bourail Other Area 2450.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported 1981 18260
Natural Park of the Coral Sea Natural Park 1292967.00km² 1292962.00km² VI http://www.affmar.gouv.nc/portal/page/portal/affmar/librairie/fichiers/26486252.PDF Designated 2014 555577562
Roche Percée et de la Baie des Tortues Nature reserve 1.36km² 1.36km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651481
Atolls d'Entrecasteaux Marine Protected Area 1068.00km² 1068.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555512087
Parc de la Côte Oubliée National Park 1222.59km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2019 555651460
Povilla Forest Reserve Forest Reserve 6.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1971 4215
Parc du lagon sud: Ilot Amedee et Grand Recif Abore Special Marine Reserve 143.50km² 143.50km² V Not Reported Designated 1993 220018
Pic du grand Kaori Nature reserve 3.10km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 555651471
Michael Corbasson Territorial Park 0.35km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1962 18261
Les Lacs du Grand Sud Neo-Caledonien Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 439.70km² 0.00km² Not Reported Management plan is not implemented and not available Designated 2014 555592569
Parc de la Haute Dumbéa National Park 91.71km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2012 555651482
Zone Côtière Nord-Est Marine Protected Area 3714.00km² 3714.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555512096
Île Bailly Nature reserve 2.97km² 2.97km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 18273
Montagne des Sources Strict Nature Reserve 58.70km² 0.00km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1950 4206
Special Reserve Cap N'Dua Special Botanical Reserve 11.74km² 136.29km² IV Not Reported Designated 1972 4227
La Dieppoisse Special Marine Reserve Special Marine Reserve 0.01km² 0.01km² V Not Reported Designated 1990 28043
Mont Panié Special Botanical Reserve 50.80km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1950 4208
Pic du Pin Special Botanical Reserve 14.82km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1972 4228
L'Etang de Koumac State Forest Reserve Special Fauna Reserve 0.53km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1989 28056
Mont Humboldt Special Botanical Reserve 32.00km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1950 4209
Forêt Cachee Special Botanical Reserve 6.35km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1972 4229
Réserve Spéciale Botanique de la Chute de la Madeleine Special Botanical Reserve 4.00km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1990 28071
Mont Mou Special Botanical Reserve 6.75km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1950 4210
Aoupiné Fauna Reserve Special Fauna Reserve 54.00km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1975 6945
Provincial de Thy Territorial Park 11.33km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1980 4212
Île Leprédour Nature reserve 7.61km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 6949
Yves Merlet Integral nature reserve 170.89km² 170.89km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2009 4213
Parc Territorial de la Riviere Bleue Territorial Park 90.45km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1980 7374
Reserve Speciale de Faune de la Haute Yate Special Fauna Reserve 159.00km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1960 4219
Ouen Toro Territorial Park 0.44km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1989 18262
Yate Barrage Special Botanical Reserve 5.46km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1972 4223
Mout Do Special Fauna and Flora Reserve 3.00km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1981 18263
Fausse Yate Special Botanical Reserve 3.86km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1972 4224
Foret de Sailles Special Botanical Reserve 11.00km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1983 18264
Mont Oungoué Special Botanical Reserve 3.07km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1972 4225
Pic Ningua Special Botanical Reserve 3.40km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1981 18265
Special Reserve Forêt Nord Special Botanical Reserve 2.80km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1972 4226