Protected Area

Location which receives protection because of its recognised natural, ecological or cultural landscape values
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conservation area
conservation zone
protected zone
Protected area
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Wikidata property
located_in_protected_area
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retrieved
June 16, 2015
properties for this type
latvian_protected_nature_territory_url
Commons category
Protected areas
OSM tag or key
Tag:boundary=protected_area
Wikipedia creation date
10/7/2002
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Wikipedia opening text
Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values. There are several kinds of protected areas, which vary by level of protection depending on the enabling laws of each country or the regulations of the international organizations involved. The term "protected area" also includes marine protected areas, the boundaries of which will include some area of ocean, and transboundary protected areas that overlap multiple countries which remove the borders inside the area for conservation and economic purposes. There are over 161,000 protected areas in the world (as of October 2010) with more added daily, representing between 10 and 15 percent of the world's land surface area. By contrast, only 1.17% of the world's oceans is included in the world's ~6,800 Marine Protected Areas. Protected areas are essential for biodiversity conservation, often providing habitat and protection from hunting for threatened and endangered species. Protection helps maintain ecological processes that cannot survive in most intensely managed landscapes and seascapes.
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Conservation area
Conservation Area
Protected areas
Conservation Areas
Wildlife area
Protected landscape
Conservation village
Protected landscape areas
Protected Landscape
Protected Area
Protected Seascape
Protected Areas
Protected seascape
Conservancy
Terrestrial protected area
Wildlife conservancy
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