Uruguay - Marine protected areas as a share of territorial waters

0.8 (%) in 2022

Uruguay marine protected areas was at level of 0.8 % in 2022, unchanged from the previous year.

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What is marine protected areas?

Marine protected areas are areas of intertidal or subtidal terrain--and overlying water and associated flora and fauna and historical and cultural features--that have been reserved by law or other effective means to protect part or all of the enclosed environment.

What is Uruguay marine protected areas?