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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.

BIODIVERSITY

Species
Total: 2146
Endemic: 13
Threatened: 16
Threatened Endemic: 5
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Key Biodiversity Areas
Total: 28
Fully Protected: 0
Partially Protected: 7
Not Protected: 21
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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
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
Nguna-Pele Marine Protected Area 1.06km² 0.80km² VI Not Reported Designated 2001 305082
Narong Marine Marine Reserve 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1991 71039
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