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PAPUA NEW GUINEA PROTECTION COVERAGE

Papua New Guinea

57

Protected Area Count

51

Management Effectiveness Assessments

3,343.51 km² / 2,407,381.82 km² (0.14%) Protected

Marine

17,247.56 km² / 467,405.92 km² (3.69%) 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: 5698
Endemic: 372
Threatened: 91
Threatened Endemic: 53
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Key Biodiversity Areas
Total: 129
Fully Protected: 0
Partially Protected: 23
Not Protected: 106
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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.
Available at: www.protectedplanet.net.
Designation GIS Area GIS Marine Area IUCN Category Management Plan Status Status Year WDPA ID
Sinub Wildlife Management Area III Not Reported Proposed 2003 220246
Laugum Marine Locally Managed Marine Area Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 316932
Tabad Island Marine Locally Managed Marine Area Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 316933
Laugum Wildlife Management Area Not Reported Not Reported Proposed 2003 316938
Managalas Conservation Area Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2017 555651673
Inaina Wildlife Management Area Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555651674
Libano-Arisai Wildlife Management Area Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555651675
Libano-Hose Wildlife Management Area Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555651676
Sulamesi Wildlife Management Area Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555651677
YUS Conservation Area VI Yes Designated 2009 555651678
Tabad Island Wildlife Management Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2002 555547659
Tonda Wildlife Management Area Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 5148.85km² 76.44km² Not Reported Management plan is not implented but is available Designated 1993 68136
Lihir Island Protected Area 201.65km² 3.01km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1991 15894
Ndrolowa (I) Marine Managed Area 60.87km² 23.85km² VI Not Reported Designated 1985 15781
Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area 2754.67km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1993 106683
Laugum Island Wildlife Management Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2001 555547660
Varirata National Park 10.35km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1969 839
Lake Kutubu Wildlife Management Area 236.51km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1992 61533
Mt Kaindi Wildlife Management Area 8.68km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1990 316937
Bagiai Wildlife Management Area 184.75km² 4.03km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1977 4205
Pirung Eight Islands Wildlife Management Area 545.62km² 530.97km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1989 15788
Mc Adams National Park 21.22km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1962 838
Kamiali Wildlife Management Area 454.08km² 183.65km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1996 220242
Crown Island Wildlife Sanctuary 14.62km² 0.80km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1977 15789
Mt Gahavisuka Provincial Park 2.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1989 9714
Kavakuna Caves Wildlife Management Area 32.23km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 377717
Neiru (Aird Hills) Wildlife Management Area 24.73km² 0.22km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1987 15783
Ranba Wildlife Sanctuary 158.19km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1977 12888
Hombareta Wildlife Management Area 1.38km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 316895
Mt Wilhelm National Park 8.15km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1990 71364
M'Buke Locally Managed Marine Area 1.03km² 1.03km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2002 555547899
Tab Island Locally Managed Marine Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547657
Hunstein Range Wildlife Management Area 2286.81km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 377712
Klampun Wildlife Management Area 45.89km² 0.36km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 377713
Zo-oimaga Wildlife Management Area 14.83km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1981 9717
Iomare Wildlife Management Area 39.51km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1987 15782
Maza Wildlife Management Area 3337.71km² 3337.71km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1978 4202
Oi Mada Wara Wildlife Management Area 226.39km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1981 15787
Jimi (Ruti) Valley National Park 42.28km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1991 15797
Pokili Wildlife Management Area 122.31km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1975 4123
Lake Lavu Wildlife Management Area 26.21km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1981 9718
Siwi-Utame Wildlife Management Area 121.82km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1977 9721
Baniara Island Protected Area 0.37km² 0.11km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1975 4201
Namanatabu Reserve 0.55km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1979 4199
Whal Island Locally Managed Marine Area 0.07km² 0.07km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547900
Mt Susu Natural Reserve 1.19km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 4197
Sinub Island Marine Locally Managed Marine Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547658
Lake Kutubu Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Management plan is available but not implented Designated 1998 166883
Tavalo Wildlife Management Area 23.14km² 13.75km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1977 377716
Ranba Wildlife Management Area 663.46km² 286.06km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1977 4203
Garu Wildlife Management Area 75.66km² 1.22km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1976 4122
Mojirau Wildlife Management Area 53.54km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1978 9720
Talele Island Natural Reserve - National Park 0.31km² 0.21km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1977 20057
Balek Wildlife Sanctuary 5.78km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1977 4204
Tonda Wildlife Management Area 6100.29km² 7.17km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1975 4200
Sawataetae Wildlife Management Area 7.13km² 0.31km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1977 9719
Nusareng Wildlife Management Area 10.26km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1986 377715