State of Conservation (SOC)
States PartiesAlbania Andorra Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Canada Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia France Georgia Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Montenegro Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Romania Russian Federation Serbia Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Turkey Ukraine United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United States of America
ThreatsManagement systems/ management plan (403) Housing (284) Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation (138) Ground transport infrastructure (127) Management activities (73) Legal framework (69) Illegal activities (68) Surface water pollution (63) Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure (60) Mining (56) Oil and gas (41) Interpretative and visitation facilities (40) Water infrastructure (38) Forestry /wood production (37) Major linear utilities (36) Deliberate destruction of heritage (33) Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure (32) Financial resources (28) Renewable energy facilities (25) Storms (24) Marine transport infrastructure (23) Commercial development (21) Solid waste (21) Earthquake (20) Land conversion (17) Water (extraction) (16) Erosion and siltation/ deposition (16) Invasive / alien freshwater species (15) Invasive/alien terrestrial species (15) Input of excess energy (14) Quarrying (13) Ground water pollution (12) Crop production (12) Water (rain/water table) (11) Underground transport infrastructure (10) Localised utilities (10) Pollution of marine waters (10) Fire (widlfires) (10) Air pollution (9) Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals (9) Human resources (9) Industrial areas (8) Fishing/collecting aquatic resources (8) Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community (8) Civil unrest (8) High impact research / monitoring activities (7) Non-renewable energy facilities (6) Micro-organisms (5) Relative humidity (5) Temperature change (5) Flooding (4) Subsistence hunting (3) Wind (3) Air transport infrastructure (2) Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses (2) Society's valuing of heritage (2) Other climate change impacts (2) Avalanche/ landslide (2) Commercial hunting (1) Temperature (1) Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting (1) Hyper-abundant species (1) Governance (1)
The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).