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Term Sanctuary

The location or facility which provides protection or shelter to threatened or endangered species. In the Dominican Republic there are four sanctuaries in the National System of Protected Areas (SINAP, its Spanish acronym): the La Plata and La Navidad banks, Estero Hondo and the Southeast and Southwest reefs.


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GraphicDelimitación del santuario de mamíferos marinos, bancos de la Plata y de la Navidad
Topic  BiodiversitySustainable developmentEnvironmental managementEnvironmental educationProtected areasResources coastal / marine