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Explore adding Global UNESCO Natural Reserve Data
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A general import of Natural Reserves (globally?)

  • Get access to CC-0 data from Unesco?
  • Import
  • Profit!

Event Timeline

There's a mix n match for biosphere reserves, albeit a couple years old (there are 701 reserves as of now): https://tools.wmflabs.org/mix-n-match/#/catalog/133. It means there are items for at least those reserves that existed ad 2016. They can be identified through the UNESCO url property: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P2520

Having looked at some of the items at random… Many lack basic information that is included on the UNESCO website, like size of area and year of designation. So there's a potential to add a lot of value through the official data.

Email sent to Peter Dogsé

The only worldwide protected area database that I know of is run by UNDP, https://www.protectedplanet.net/

I'm not sure what data UNESCO has, @NavinoEvans imported the Biosphere Reserves data a few years ago and its a bit complicated and has some issues