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UNEP-WCMC and IUCN 2023,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Mar 2023, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN.
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WDPA ID: 555547865

Terrestrial Protected Area

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Original Name: Vaitupu Terrestrial Protected Area
IUCN Category: Not Reported
Country: Tuvalu
Status: Established
Status Year: 2003
Green List: No
Governance Type: Governance by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities
Ownership Type: Communal
Locally Managed: No
Reported Area: 0.229 km²
Point: No
No Take Status: None
No Take Area: 0.00 km²
Marine: Yes
Management Plan: None

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.

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