You may search by Country, International Conventions and Programmes, or by the name of the Site,
or click on the advanced search checkbox for more options.


  Search for your words in the following information fields:
 
 site name    name of designation type (e.g. shipwreck)
 national law name    international convention name
 owner/administration/management body name
 
 
 
    

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 designated under national law
   designated under international convention
 
 designated    informally designated
 degazetted    proposed
 recommended    unknown
 
 
 
 Ia - strict nature reserve    Ib - wilderness area
 II - national park    III - natural monument
 IV - habitat/species management area    V - protected landscape/seascape
 VI - managed resource protected area    none
 unset    unapplicable
 

Note:      This database is a work in progress, see feedback for ways you can help improve MPA information quality.
              While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the data, this cannot be guaranteed.


Citation:  If you intend to use this database for meta-analysis, please contact the project manager.
              Please cite the database as:
              Wood, L. J. (2007). MPA Global: A database of the world's marine protected areas. Sea Around Us Project,
              UNEP-WCMC & WWF. www.mpaglobal.org

  contact us at: l.wood@fisheries.ubc.ca    +1 (604) 822-1639