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VANUATU PROTECTION COVERAGE

Vanuatu

34

Protected Area Count

3

Management Effectiveness Assessments

47.51 km² / 622,073.22 km² (0.01%) Protected

Marine

528.22 km² / 12,575.13 km² (4.20%) 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
Uri Marine Park
Forest Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313530
Ringi te Extension Reserve
Forest Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313531
Erakor and Empten Lagoon
Marine Protected Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 316923
Hideaway Island
Marine Protected Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1996 316925
Lekavik
Marine Protected Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1993 316928
Loh Island Reserve
Forest Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313529
Lake Letas
Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Proposed 18919
Nevnal Protected Area
Forest Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313523
Vendik Protected Area
Forest Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313524
Lakorombanga Protected Area
Forest Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313525
Lownahuru Protected Area
Forest Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313526
Hiu Island Reserve
Forest Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313527
Tegua Island Reserve
Forest Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313528
Nagha mo Pineia Protected Area
Marine Reserve
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1994 316926
Vatthe
Forest Conservation Area
34.85km² 6.48km² VI Not Reported Designated 1994 145499
Narong Marine
Marine Reserve
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1991 71039
Nguna-Pele
Marine Protected Area
1.06km² 0.80km² VI Not Reported Designated 2001 305082
President Coolidge and Million Dollar Point
Marine Reserve
2.15km² 0.25km² III Not Reported Designated 1983 10539
Nguna-Pele Marine Protected Area
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 2001 555512099
Emua
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1995 316922
Naomebaravu-Malo
Reserve
2.14km² 1.81km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1984 15775
Aore
Recreation Reserve
2.14km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1984 15774
Loru Protected Area
Forest Conservation Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1993 313510
Wiawi Conservation Area
Forest Conservation Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313508
Lasenuwi
Forest Conservation Area
18.18km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313519
Erromango Kauri
Forest Conservation Area
29.77km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 1995 18274
Bucaro Aore
Recreation Reserve
2.15km² 0.90km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1984 15773
Nguna Pele Marine Reserve
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313515
Ringi Te Suh Marine Conservation Reserve
Forest Conservation Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1991 313512
Central Efate (Teouma)
Forest Conservation Area
214.59km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313522
Ambrym Megapode Reserve
Forest Conservation Area
36.31km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313520
Whitesands Reserve
Recreation Reserve
2.14km² 0.17km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1984 15772
Western Peninsular
Forest Conservation Area
32.07km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313518
Pankumo Protected Area
Forest Conservation Area
99.72km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313521