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SOLOMON ISLANDS PROTECTION COVERAGE

Solomon Islands

92

Protected Area Count

1

Management Effectiveness Assessments

1,879.38 km² / 1,609,756.55 km² (0.12%) Protected

Marine

530.42 km² / 29,191.65 km² (1.82%) 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
Sirebe Forest Conservation Area
Resource Management Area
IV Yes Designated 2019 555703525
Siporae Tribal Forest Conservation Area
Resource Management Area
IV Yes Designated 2019 555703526
Naro - Terrestrial
Controlled Forest
Not Assigned Not Reported Established 1900 316912
Langa Langa Lagoon
Reserve
Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported 316914
Ontong Java Atoll
Not Reported
Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported 316916
Inuzaru Island
Marine Managed Area
0.13km² 0.13km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2004 555547894
Taburu
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547642
Kere hira/Niuhoa
Marine Managed Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2005 555547876
Rendova Harbor
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547629
Kolombangara Forest Reserve
Controlled Forest
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Draft Proposed 4362
Sasavele/NB
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547632
Leva Point
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547748
Tebono
Marine Managed Area
0.29km² 0.29km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 555547896
Nazareti
Marine Managed Area
2.14km² 1.83km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544145
Kekehe
Marine Managed Area
0.41km² 0.41km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2004 555544147
Varu North Reef
Marine Protected Area
0.23km² 0.23km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547885
Nusa Hope (Mangrove)
Marine Managed Area
0.50km² 0.29km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555547873
Niami Reef
Marine Managed Area
0.03km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2004 555547895
Barivuto
Marine Protected Area
1.60km² 1.35km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 306289
Tulagi Island
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547643
Salavo
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2003 555547640
Babanga Reef
Marine Managed Area
0.86km² 0.86km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 1998 555547879
Saeraghi Reef
Marine Protected Area
24.61km² 24.61km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547883
Vena Island
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547752
Simeruka
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2004 555547649
Tobo
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547631
Chivoko
Marine Managed Area
0.90km² 0.90km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2006 555547878
Tetepare
Marine Protected Area
16.89km² 9.46km² Not Assigned Yes Proposed 2003 555547867
Naru Reef
Marine Managed Area
1.28km² 1.28km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 1998 555547880
Tetepare
Community Conserved Area
142.67km² 15.70km² Not Assigned Yes Proposed 2002 555547868
Zinoa
Marine Conservation Area
0.09km² 0.04km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2004 555547866
Buni
Marine Managed Area
1.69km² 1.69km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544157
Rabakela
Marine Conservation Area
0.10km² 0.08km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547871
Bakiha Reef
Marine Protected Area
0.38km² 0.20km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555547897
Maravaghi
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2004 555547638
Komarindi
Conservation Area
0.00km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 1994 316913
Ladosama Reef
Marine Managed Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2008 555547747
Ha'apai
Marine Managed Area
0.47km² 0.47km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544152
Olive
Marine Managed Area
1.06km² 1.06km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544155
Koqu Rua
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547633
Alale, Grant Island
Marine Managed Area
2.80km² 2.42km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 555547891
Pipa/Kororo (Marovo)
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547628
Redman
Marine Conservation Area
0.88km² 0.88km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547870
Roderic bay
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2004 555547639
Paipai
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2004 555547648
Duduli Rereghana
Marine Managed Area
0.35km² 0.23km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555547869
Hatare (Tariairaro)
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2004 555547644
Wahere
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2007 555547651
Sisili
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2003 555547641
Niuhoa
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547647
Nusatupe Reef
Marine Managed Area
0.40km² 0.40km² Not Assigned No Established 1998 555547881
Kibelifolu
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547653
Iriri Pasapasa
Marine Protected Area
0.42km² 0.22km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555544159
Njari Island
Marine Protected Area
1.06km² 1.06km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547887
Renjo Reef
Marine Managed Area
0.08km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2004 555547893
Niumala
Marine Managed Area
2.38km² 2.38km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2005 555547874
Suvania Reef
Marine Protected Area
0.26km² 0.26km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547884
Kinamara
Marine Managed Area
1.59km² 1.25km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544154
Jorio Marine Resource Management Plan
Marine Managed Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547656
Kogulavata Reef
Marine Managed Area
0.73km² 0.42km² Not Assigned Yes Proposed 2011 555547882
Loreto, Lalana, Su’u,
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547654
Waimamauru/Parisuna
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2006 555547650
Parama Island
Marine Conservation Area
3.21km² 2.08km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2006 555547872
Lodu Hokata
Marine Protected Area
0.14km² 0.09km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547875
Variparui Island
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547751
Jericho Reef
Marine Managed Area
0.14km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2004 555547892
Nusa Roviana
Marine Managed Area
0.15km² 0.13km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544144
Saika
Marine Managed Area
1.89km² 1.47km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544156
Dunde
Marine Managed Area
1.05km² 1.05km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2004 555544158
Grant Island, Patuparoana
Marine Protected Area
14.84km² 14.84km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555547890
Beta / Kandilae - Kindu
Marine Managed Area
0.77km² 0.51km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544149
Arnavon Islands
Community Conserved Area
154.53km² 154.53km² VI Yes Designated 1995 10538
Kida
Marine Managed Area
0.97km² 0.97km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544153
Alite
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2004 555547646
Abalolo, Gwaedalo, Ailau (AGA)
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547652
Baraulu/Bule Lavata
Marine Managed Area
1.65km² 1.65km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544148
Hot Spot Reef
Marine Managed Area
0.05km² 0.05km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 1998 555547886
Barasipo
Marine Managed Area
3.59km² 3.59km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544146
Vaininoturu Island
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547750
Opele
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547630
Kia
Marine Managed Area
922.38km² 796.21km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547898
Nu'u Marere
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547655
Karikasi Reef
Marine Protected Area
0.06km² 0.03km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555547889
Marapa-Niu
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2004 555547645
Nusa Hope/Heloro
Marine Managed Area
1.14km² 0.96km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544151
Dunde (Shark Point)
Marine Protected Area/Tabu
0.29km² 0.29km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555547877
Penjapenja Reef
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547749
Kozou - Zone 1
Marine Managed Area
0.41km² 0.23km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544150
Queen Elizabeth
National Park
0.00km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1954 4195
East Rennell
World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
828.29km² 519.35km² Not Applicable Not Reported Inscribed 1998 168242
Petu Island
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547753
Pusinau Reef
Marine Protected Area
0.12km² 0.12km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547888