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 (417) Housing (294) Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation (140) Ground transport infrastructure (129) Management activities (78) Legal framework (72) Illegal activities (69) Surface water pollution (63) Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure (61) Mining (58) Interpretative and visitation facilities (42) Oil and gas (42) Water infrastructure (39) Forestry /wood production (38) Major linear utilities (37) Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure (34) Deliberate destruction of heritage (34) Financial resources (29) Renewable energy facilities (26) Storms (24) Commercial development (23) Marine transport infrastructure (23) Solid waste (23) Earthquake (20) Land conversion (18) Water (extraction) (17) Erosion and siltation/ deposition (17) Input of excess energy (15) Invasive / alien freshwater species (15) Invasive/alien terrestrial species (15) Crop production (13) Quarrying (13) Ground water pollution (12) Water (rain/water table) (12) Pollution of marine waters (11) Underground transport infrastructure (10) Localised utilities (10) Fire (widlfires) (10) Human resources (10) Air pollution (9) Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals (9) Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community (9) Civil unrest (9) Industrial areas (8) Fishing/collecting aquatic resources (8) Non-renewable energy facilities (7) High impact research / monitoring activities (7) Micro-organisms (6) Relative humidity (5) Temperature change (5) Flooding (4) Subsistence hunting (3) Wind (3) Air transport infrastructure (2) Commercial hunting (2) Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses (2) Society's valuing of heritage (2) Other climate change impacts (2) Avalanche/ landslide (2) 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”).