Belize Barrier Reef
The Belize Barrier-Reef Reserve System is a series of coral reefs straddling the coast of Belize, roughly 300 m (0.
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Brazilian Atlantic Islands
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves comprise two islands with rich marine life off Brazil's coast.
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Cocos Island National Park covers primarily a marine ecosystem, globally significant for sharks. The park consists of Cocos Island and its surrounding marine zone.
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Coiba National Park
Coiba National Park, in the Gulf of Chiriqui in the central Pacific, is home to 760 species of fish, 33 shark species and 20 cetacean species.
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Dorset and East Devon Coast
Dorset and East Devon Coast comprises 8 sections along the south coast of Great Britain that are globally important for the study of paleontology and geomorphology.
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Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Gough and Inaccessible Islands are two islands in the Tristan da Cunha archipel that are known for their undisturbed state and large seabird population.
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Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system, composed of roughly 3,000 individual reefs and 900 islands, that stretch for 2,600 kilometres covering an area of approximately 344,400 km².
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The Area de Conservación Guanacaste is a habitat for threatened or rare fauna species like the Saltwater Crocodile, False Vampire Bat, Olive Ridley Sea Turtle, Leatherback Sea Turtle, Jaguar, Jabiru Stork, Mangrove Vireo and Mangrove Hummingbird.
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Gulf of California
The Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California is a serial property including 244 islands and oceanic marine zones, described as "the world's aquarium".
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Gulf of Porto
Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve is a natural area with dramatic geological landforms and wealthy undersea life.
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Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture, is a mixed heritage site due to its shoreline, marine life, 16th century fortifications, Phoenician ruins and fortified Upper Town.
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Lagoons of New Caledonia
The Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems comprise a group of six lagoons that contain coral reef ecosystems with great species diversity and a high level of endemism.
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Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary is a protected area for sharks, turtles and other sea animals. The designated zone includes Malpelo Island and its surrounding marine environment.
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The Ningaloo Coast holds a fringing coral reef known for its seasonal feeding concentrations of the whale shark.
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Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is a protected area encompassing 140,000 square miles (360,000 km2) of ocean waters and ten islands and atolls of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
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Península Valdés is the natural habitat of the endangered southern right whale. The peninsula also holds important groups of elephant seals, sea lions and orcas (a.
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The Phoenix Islands Protected Area is a remote marine ecosystem known for its high biodiversity. The area consists of eight atolls and two submerged coral reefs.
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Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River
The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park features a limestone karst mountain landscape with an 8.
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Rock Islands Southern Lagoon is a marine landscape that includes 445 iconically shaped, uninhabited islands.
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Shark Bay, covering an area of 23,000 square kilometres, is an area of major zoological importance. It is home to about 10,000 dugongs (sea cows), and there are many dolphins.
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Shiretoko National Park, located on the Shiretoko Peninsula in eastern Hokkaido, is one of Japan's most beautiful and unspoiled national parks.
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The Socotra Archipelago covers an isolated group of islands and coastal areas that are known for their plant biodiversity.
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Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand is thought to contain some of the best modern representations of the original flora and fauna present in Gondwanaland.
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Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park covers a pristine atoll reef ecosystem with a very high diversity of marine life.
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The Wadden Sea is a shallow body of water with tidal flats and wetlands, rich in biological diversity The word wad is Dutch for "mud flat".
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West Norwegian Fjords
The West Norwegian Fjords Geirangerfjord and Naeroyfjord are archetypical for fjord landscapes around the world.
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Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
The Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino is a sanctuary for grey whales and other important species. The Gray Whale is a whale that travels between feeding and breeding grounds yearly.
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