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TUVALU PROTECTION COVERAGE

Tuvalu

9

Protected Area Count

0

Management Effectiveness Assessments

213.86 km² / 731,900.03 km² (0.03%) Protected

Marine

5.53 km² / 41.79 km² (13.24%) 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: 1290
Endemic: 0
Threatened: 3
Threatened Endemic: 0
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Key Biodiversity Areas
Total: 0
Fully Protected: 0
Partially Protected: 0
Not Protected: 0
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Warm Water Coral Data
Total Area: 885.565 km2
Protected Area: 66.245 km2
Protected Percentage: 7.5%

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
Vaitupu Locally Managed Marine Area Locally Managed Marine Area 0.22km² 0.22km² Not Reported None Established 2003 555547865
Nanumaga Locally Managed Marine Area Locally Managed Marine Area 2.04km² 2.04km² Not Reported Yes Established 555651493
Niulakita Locally Managed Marine Area Locally Managed Marine Area 0.21km² 0.21km² Not Reported Yes Established 555651494
Niutao Locally Managed Marine Area Locally Managed Marine Area 1.67km² 1.67km² Not Reported Yes Established 555651495
Nanumea Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 2.02km² 2.01km² Not Reported Yes Established 2006 555547863
Nukulaelae Locally Managed Marine Area Locally Managed Marine Area 28.03km² 28.00km² Not Reported Yes Established 2006 555547862
Funafuti Community Conservation Area 40.00km² 40.00km² VI Yes Designated 1996 145496
Nukufetau Terrestrial Protected Area Terrestrial Protected Area 0.67km² 0.62km² Not Reported None Established 2006 555547861
Nui Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 5.75km² 5.75km² Not Reported None Established 1997 555547864