Protected planet

Protected Planet assess protected areas and is complemented by Protect Planet Ocean which focuses on Marine protected areas.


Protected Planet

Protected Planet is the online visual interface for the World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA), a joint project of IUCN and UNEP.  It is the most comprehensive global database on terrestrial and marine protected areas based on data that has been compiled since 1981 working with governments and NGOs. The visual interface reconciles governmental, expert and general public opinions on protected areas.

Visit ProtectedPlanet



Protect Planet Ocean

Protect Planet Ocean is an IUCN initiative in collaboration with UNEP-WCMC. It consists of an interactive map that can be explored directly in Google Earth and includes resources on Marine protected areas (MPAs) and Oceans. 

Explore Protect Planet (beta version).



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