Irreplacable Protected Areas

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Name Country All Animals Rank Threatened Animals Rank
Kakadu National Park Australia 49 79
Shark Bay Australia 72 46
Wet Tropics of Queensland Australia 4 7
Apolobamba Integrated Management Natural Area Bolivia 62 37
Carrasco National Park Bolivia 17 14
Alto Rio Negro Indigenous Area Brazil 35 96
Atlantic Forest Southeast Reserves Brazil 54 92
Itatiaia National Park Brazil 65 106
Serra da Mantiqueira Environmental Protection Area Brazil 32 80
Serra do Mar State Environmental Protection Area Brazil 71 108
Serra do Mar State Park Brazil 37 93
Vale do Javari Indigenous Area Brazil 53 104
Mont Cameroun National Park Cameroon 36 15
Parc National de Tai Côte d'Ivoire 55 76
Sanjiangyuan Nature Reserve China 34 98
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains China 74 100
Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas China 30 81
Yaluzangbudaxiagu Nature Reserve China 21 107
Chingaza Natural National Park Colombia 102 61
Los Farallones De Cali Natural National Park Colombia 83 59
Páramo Urrao National Protective Forests Reserves Colombia 68 90
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP) Colombia 8 1
Tapantí-Macizo de La Muerte National Park Costa Rica 51 49
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park Cuba 96 47
Ciénaga de Zapata National Park Cuba 48 22
Cuchillas del Toa Biosphere Reserve Cuba 43 16
La Bayamesa National Park Cuba 89 67
Parc National de l'Upemba Democratic Republic of the Congo 42 108
Archipelago de Colon Ecuador 10 5
Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve Ecuador 29 20
Podocarpus National Park Ecuador 98 55
Sumaco Napo Galeras National Park Ecuador 40 24
Arsi Controlled Hunting Area Ethiopia 46 84
Bale Controlled Hunting Area Ethiopia 59 69
Bale Mountains National Park Ethiopia 85 40
Guadeloupe National Park - Buffer zone Guadeloupe 45 23
Sierra de las Minas Biosphere Reserve Guatemala 49 45
Cusuco National Park Honduras 88 36
Pico Bonito National Park Honduras 52 19
Anamalai Sanctuary India 70 29
Western Ghats World Heritage Site India 12 2
Foja Game Reserve Indonesia 67 95
Gunung Leuser National Park Indonesia 23 51
Gunung Lorentz National Park Indonesia 6 50
Jayawijaya Wildlife Reserve Indonesia 72 103
Karakelang Utara dan Selatan Wildlife Reserve Indonesia 101 62
Kerinci Seblat National Park Indonesia 22 89
Lore Lindu National Park Indonesia 63 102
Manusela National Park Indonesia 25 33
Pulau Yapen Tengah Nature Reserve Indonesia 27 101
Siberut National Park Indonesia 77 38
Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra Indonesia 16 32
Wondiwoi Nature Reserve Indonesia 18 110
Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park Jamaica 47 21
Isalo National Park Madagascar 78 57
Masoala National Park Madagascar 69 65
Rainforests of the Atsinanana Madagascar 13 6
Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve Madagascar 84 52
Mount Mulanje Malawi 80 48
Kinabalu National Park Malaysia 26 28
Mulu National Park Malaysia 98 60
Martinique Regional Nature Park Martinique 87 75
Archipiélago de Revillagigedo Biosphere Reserve Mexico 93 72
Bahía de Loreto National Park Mexico 110 78
Cañón de Río Blanco National Park Mexico 103 55
Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California Mexico 19 4
Islas del Golfo de California Biosphere Reserve Mexico 96 69
Islas del Golfo de California Flora and Fauna Protection Area Mexico 56 26
Islas Marías Biosphere Reserve Mexico 108 72
Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve Mexico 38 13
Auckland Islands / Motu Maha Marine Reserve New Zealand 91 67
New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands New Zealand 58 25
Te Wahipounamu—South West New Zealand New Zealand 85 53
Sureste de Nicaragua Biosphere Reserve Nicaragua 41 97
Escudo de Veraguas Protected Landscape Panama 109 72
Palo Seco Protected Forest Panama 81 63
Parque Nacional Fronterizo Darién Panama 11 18
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park Panama, Costa Rica 5 11
Alto Mayo Protection Forest Peru 59 94
El Sira Communal Reserve Peru 66 34
Manú National Park Peru 56 99
Yanachaga-Chemillén National Park Peru 31 86
Mounts Banahaw - San Cristobal National Park Philippines 59 27
Palawan Game Refuge Philippines 3 8
Cape Floral Region Protected Areas South Africa 79 85
Central Highlands of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 28 9
Kanneliya Forest Reserve Sri Lanka 90 41
Milindo Forest Reserve Tanzania 107 71
Nguru South Forest Reserve Tanzania 106 66
Udzungwa Mountains National Park Tanzania 100 54
West Kilombero Scarp Forest Reserve Tanzania 82 39
Gough and Inaccessible Islands United Kingdom 104 57
Henderson Island United Kingdom 93 43
Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge United States 93 43
Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument United States 92 42
Alto Orinoco-Casiquiare Biosphere Reserve Venezuela 15 83
Duida-Marahuaca National Park Venezuela 20 88
El Caura Forest Reserve Venezuela 33 105
Formaciones de Tepuyes Natural Monument Venezuela 1 3
Imataca Forest Reserve Venezuela 7 30
Macizo Montañoso del Turimiquire Protective Zone Venezuela 39 17
Parque Nacional Canaima Venezuela 2 12
Parque Nacional Guaramacal Venezuela 105 64
Parque Nacional Henri Pittier Venezuela 44 91
Península de Paria National Park Venezuela 75 82
Río Capaz Protective Zone Venezuela 64 34
San Pedro Forest Plot Venezuela 9 31
Sur del Estado Bolívar Protective Zone Venezuela 24 87
Sureste del Lago de Maracaibo Sto. Domingo-Motatán Protective Zone Venezuela 14 10
Socotra Archipelago Yemen 76 76
Irreplacable Protected Area information provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805