JRC has developed the Global Marine Information System (GMIS) . GMIS provides information based mostly on Earth Observation data, with detailed and accurate information on relevant marine biophysical parameters as derived from optical, and infrared satellite sensors.
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Note: Limited country-level information is currently available in the ACP Observatory for the Cook Islands, Nauru and Niue because these small island states are not included in many of the global datasets, maps and indicators used here.
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Coastal and Marine
Total area of Exclusive Economic Zone 0-200 nautical miles (km2): 318,244 (2014)
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.01% (2014)
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Protected Area Details
To get information about a protected area, enable the All Protected Areas (UNEP-WCMC) layer in the Map Layers and click on a protected area in the map.