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Protected Area Dashboard

Protected Area Dashboard

The Protected Area (PA) Dashboard of the CPAG Resource & Information Hub (RIH) provides easy access to the protection level statistics and additional information on protected area systems in the Caribbean.


ACP Total Coverage

Terrestrial Protected Areas (1000km2)
Marine Protected Areas (1000km2)
Total Area Protected (1000km2)

Terrestial Protected Areas
Marine Protected Areas
Coastal Protected Areas

Protection level statistics as of Mar 2023
The protected area coverage at the country (GAUL) and region levels is calculated every month using open-source software (QGis) and scripts (Python) following the procedure available at Protected Planet
The code is available at: Github - Protection Analyst

If you want to reuse our data please visit the API for protection level


EC-JRC (2023). BIOPAMA RIS [On-line], Protection level statistics as of Mar 2023. Available at:

These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries or by other institutions due to difference in methodologies, software 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.