Effect of Protection on Changes in Forest Cover from 2000 to 2012 (image) Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University Share Print E-Mail Caption The bars show the effectiveness of all seven parks in the study together as well as individually for each park. The lines represent minimum and maximum estimates of the effect of protection. Credit OIST Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.