Marine National Park of Abrolhos
Created by the Decree number 88.218, on April 6th 1983
According to IBAMA (www.ibama.gov.br), the national parks belong to the group unit of complete conservation and protection, and work to entirely preserve the natural areas with relevant characteristics about the ecologic, scenic, scientific, cultural, educated, and entertained aspects. The environment modification and the direct human interference are forbidden. Except the recuperation steps of its modified systems and the management actions to recuperate and preserve the natural balance, the biological diversity, and the natural process, related to its management plan.
The National Parks (PARNA or PN) manage the public visitation with recreative and educational means, ruled by a unit management plan. The scientific researches, when authorized by the responsible administration department are engaged to the conditions and restrictions determined by them, such as the one defined in its management plan.