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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.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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