Dominican Republic - Marine protected areas

Marine protected areas (% of territorial waters)

Marine protected areas (% of territorial waters) in Dominican Republic was 30.37 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 30.37 in 2010, while its lowest value was 30.37 in 1990.

Definition: Marine protected areas are areas of intertidal or subtidal terrain--and overlying water and associated flora and fauna and historical and cultural features--that have been reserved by law or other effective means to protect part or all of the enclosed environment.

Source: United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, as compiled by the World Resources Institute, based on data from national authorities, national legislation and international agreements.

See also:

Year Value
1990 30.37
1991 30.37
1992 30.37
1993 30.37
1994 30.37
1995 30.37
1996 30.37
1997 30.37
1998 30.37
1999 30.37
2000 30.37
2001 30.37
2002 30.37
2003 30.37
2004 30.37
2005 30.37
2006 30.37
2007 30.37
2008 30.37
2009 30.37
2010 30.37

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Biodiversity & protected areas