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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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Warm Water Coral Data
Total Area: 706.935 km2
Protected Area: 2.41 km2
Protected Percentage: 0.3%

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
Loh Island Reserve Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313529
Uri Marine Park Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313530
Ringi te Extension Reserve Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313531
Erakor and Empten Lagoon Marine Protected Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 316923
Hideaway Island Marine Protected Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1996 316925
Lekavik Marine Protected Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1993 316928
Lownahuru Protected Area Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313526
Hiu Island Reserve Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313527
Tegua Island Reserve Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313528
Lake Letas Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Proposed 18919
Nevnal Protected Area Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313523
Vendik Protected Area Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313524
Lakorombanga Protected Area Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313525
Nagha mo Pineia Protected Area Marine Reserve 10.50km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1994 316926
Vatthe Forest Conservation Area 34.70km² 2.90km² VI Not Reported Designated 1994 145499
Narong Marine Marine Reserve 1.60km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1991 71039
Nguna-Pele Marine Protected Area 30.00km² 30.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 2001 305082
President Coolidge and Million Dollar Point Marine Reserve 1.00km² 1.00km² III Not Reported Designated 1983 10539
Nguna-Pele Marine Protected Area Marine Protected Area 30.00km² 30.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 2001 555512099
Emua Marine Protected Area 1.50km² 1.50km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1995 316922
Naomebaravu-Malo Reserve 0.11km² 0.11km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1984 15775
Aore Recreation Reserve 0.37km² 0.37km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1984 15774
Loru Protected Area Forest Conservation Area 2.20km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1993 313510
Wiawi Conservation Area Forest Conservation Area 50.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313508
Lasenuwi Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313519
Erromango Kauri Forest Conservation Area 32.07km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 1995 18274
Bucaro Aore Recreation Reserve 0.20km² 0.20km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1984 15773
Nguna Pele Marine Reserve Marine Protected Area 30.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313515
Ambrym Megapode Reserve Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313520
Whitesands Reserve Recreation Reserve 0.39km² 0.14km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1984 15772
Ringi Te Suh Marine Conservation Reserve Forest Conservation Area 1.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1991 313512
Central Efate (Teouma) Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313522
Western Peninsular Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313518
Pankumo Protected Area Forest Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 313521