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SOLOMON ISLANDS PROTECTION COVERAGE

Solomon Islands

94

Protected Area Count

1

Management Effectiveness Assessments

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

Marine

585.03 km² / 29,191.65 km² (2.00%) 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: 2877
Endemic: 89
Threatened: 46
Threatened Endemic: 25
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Key Biodiversity Areas
Total: 37
Fully Protected: 0
Partially Protected: 6
Not Protected: 31
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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
Vuri Forest Conservation Area Resource Management Area VI https://pipap.sprep.org/content/vuri-clan-forest-conservation-area-management-plan-choiseul-province-solomon-islands Designated 2022 555744965
Padezaka Tribal Forest Conservation Area Community Conserved Area VI https://pipap.sprep.org/content/padezaka-tribal-rainforest-conservation-area-management-plan-choiseul-province-solomon Designated 2021 555744943
Siporae Tribal Forest Conservation Area Resource Management Area IV Yes Designated 2019 555703526
Sirebe Forest Conservation Area Resource Management Area IV Yes Designated 2019 555703525
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
Tebono Marine Managed Area 0.29km² 0.29km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 555547896
Leva Point Marine Protected Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547748
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
Nazareti Marine Managed Area 2.14km² 1.83km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544145
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
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
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
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
Zinoa Marine Conservation Area 0.09km² 0.04km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2004 555547866
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
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
Buni Marine Managed Area 1.69km² 1.69km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544157
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
Paipai Marine Protected Area/Tabu 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2004 555547648
Roderic bay Marine Protected Area/Tabu 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2004 555547639
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
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
Iriri Pasapasa Marine Protected Area 0.42km² 0.22km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555544159
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
Parama Island Marine Conservation Area 3.21km² 2.08km² Not Assigned Draft Established 2006 555547872
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
Lodu Hokata Marine Protected Area 0.14km² 0.09km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547875
Dunde Marine Managed Area 1.05km² 1.05km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2004 555544158
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
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
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
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
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
Kozou - Zone 1 Marine Managed Area 0.41km² 0.23km² Not Assigned Not Reported Established 2011 555544150
Penjapenja Reef Marine Protected Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547749
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