The Dongsha Atoll National Park was officially established on January 17, 2007, under the supervision of Marine National Park Headquarters which was created on October 4 of the same year. This park is the seventh national park in Taiwan.
Dongsha has been transformed into a place that symbolizes fine military efforts to promote peace in the South China Sea. This is a region full of many natural resources such as fisheries, coral, fossil oil, and natural gas. With the establishment of this national park, Taiwan hopes to contribute to international marine protection.