Protected Areas in the Tropics

A protected area is an area that is recognised, dedicated and managed through legal or other means to achieve long-term conservation of nature and associated ecosystem services and cultural values. Protected areas are a fundamental tool in biodiversity conservation. Protected areas also help maintain essential ecosystem services to a large proportion of the world’s population.
Values for Australia, Brazil, Mexico, China, India, Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia represent only the tropical region of those nations.
Source : Millennium Development Goals (2010) Terrestrial and marine protected areas | Data : State of the Tropics Data

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