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Collaboration Updates Puerto Rico’s Protected Areas Map and Inventory

Just how is the 2016 Puerto Rico Protected Areas map different than 2015?

SAN JUAN — The partnership of government agencies and non-governmental organizations known as the Protected Areas Conservation Action Team (PA-CAT) released the 2016 update of the Protected Areas Inventory of Puerto Rico on December 30, 2016. The updated inventory includes eight new terrestrial protected areas from Para La Naturaleza and two from the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources. In 2016, 1,076 hectares (2,659 acres) were added to the protected land inventory while a new marine extent added 6,490 hectares (16,036 acres) to ...