The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database of marine and terrestrial protected areas, updated on a monthly basis, and is one of the key global biodiversity data sets being widely used by scientists, businesses, governments, International secretariats and others to inform planning, policy decisions and management. The WDPA is a joint project between UN Environment and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Map of the Nauru island landcover, with country-level summary of the different landcover classes and designation.
The map shows areas of critical importance for the biodiversity and ecosystems of Nauru's terrestrial and marine environments.
Map of the Nauru Island hydrology feature, Buada Lagoon and areas of land development.