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Site State Party Year Threats* Danger List
air and tenere natural reservesAir and Ténéré Natural Reserves niger Niger 2000 Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Decline in wildlife populations
Yes
amiens cathedralAmiens Cathedral france France 2000 Housing, No
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 2000 Human resources, Illegal activities, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
Yes
arabian oryx sanctuaryArabian Oryx Sanctuary oman Oman 2000 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Illegal activities, Legal framework, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Oil and gas, No
auschwitz birkenau german nazi concentration and extermination camp (1940-1945)Auschwitz Birkenau
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
poland Poland 2000 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan, No
bahla fortBahla Fort oman Oman 2000 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Degradation of the structures
Yes
baroque churches of the philippinesBaroque Churches of the Philippines philippines Philippines 2000 Housing, Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses, Water (rain/water table), No
białowieża forestBiałowieża Forest belarus,poland Belarus
Poland
2000 Forestry /wood production, Management systems/ management plan, No
brasiliaBrasilia brazil Brazil 2000 Housing, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, No
butrintButrint albania Albania 2000 Financial resources, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for monitoring of the situation at the site
Yes
bwindi impenetrable national parkBwindi Impenetrable National Park uganda Uganda 2000 Civil unrest, Human resources, No
byblosByblos lebanon Lebanon 2000 Management systems/ management plan, No
chan chan archaeological zoneChan Chan Archaeological Zone peru Peru 2000 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Land conversion, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Fragility of the abdobe structures
Yes
classical weimarClassical Weimar germany Germany 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, No
colonial city of santo domingoColonial City of Santo Domingo dominican republic Dominican Republic 2000 Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, Storms,
Other Threats: Collapse of buildings due to lack of maintenance
No
comoe national parkComoé National Park cote d'ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 2000 Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
complex of hue monumentsComplex of Hué Monuments viet nam Viet Nam 2000 Flooding, Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Storms, No
cultural landscape of sintraCultural Landscape of Sintra portugal Portugal 2000 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for a restoration programme
No
danube deltaDanube Delta romania Romania 2000 Ground water pollution, Mining, No
dja faunal reserveDja Faunal Reserve cameroon Cameroon 2000 Commercial hunting, Financial resources, Forestry /wood production, Ground transport infrastructure, Illegal activities, Mining, No
djoudj national bird sanctuaryDjoudj National Bird Sanctuary senegal Senegal 2000 Invasive / alien freshwater species, No
donana national parkDoñana National Park spain Spain 2000 Mining, Surface water pollution, No
earliest 16th-century monasteries on the slopes of popocatepetlEarliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl mexico Mexico 2000 Earthquake, No
everglades national parkEverglades National Park united states of america United States of America 2000 Crop production, Housing, Industrial areas, Storms, Surface water pollution, Water infrastructure, Yes
fort and shalamar gardens in lahoreFort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore pakistan Pakistan 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Water infrastructure, No
fortifications on the caribbean side of panama: portobelo-san lorenzoFortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo panama Panama 2000 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community,
Other Threats: More attention to be paid to stone conservation
No
galápagos islandsGalápagos Islands ecuador Ecuador 2000 Financial resources, Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Invasive / alien marine species, Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Management systems/ management plan, No
garamba national parkGaramba National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2000 Civil unrest, Illegal activities, Yes
golden mountains of altaiGolden Mountains of Altai russian federation Russian Federation 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Major linear utilities, No
gondwana rainforests of australiaGondwana Rainforests of Australia australia Australia 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, No
gough and inaccessible islandsGough and Inaccessible Islands united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2000 Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Illegal activities, Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Management systems/ management plan, No
great barrier reefGreat Barrier Reef australia Australia 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, Mining,
Other Threats: Need for more effective catchment management in lands adjacent to the Park
No
gros morne national parkGros Morne National Park canada Canada 2000 Forestry /wood production, No
group of monuments at hampiGroup of Monuments at Hampi india India 2000 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Ground transport infrastructure, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
ha long bayHa Long Bay viet nam Viet Nam 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Marine transport infrastructure,
Other Threats: Risks linked to addressing environmental impacts of individual projects to the neglect of monitoring cumulative impacts of the overall development of Ha Long City and other areas surrounding the World Heritage area
No
historic areas of istanbulHistoric Areas of Istanbul turkey Turkey 2000 Earthquake, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Underground transport infrastructure,
Other Threats: Need to monitor movements which could affect the structure of the building
No
historic cairoHistoric Cairo egypt Egypt 2000 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
historic centre of pueblaHistoric Centre of Puebla mexico Mexico 2000 Commercial development, Deliberate destruction of heritage, Earthquake, Housing, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, No
historic centre of the city of salzburgHistoric Centre of the City of Salzburg austria Austria 2000 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, No
historic city of meknesHistoric City of Meknes morocco Morocco 2000 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Illegal activities, Water (rain/water table), No
historic ensemble of the potala palace, lhasaHistoric Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa china China 2000 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Housing, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Relative humidity, Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses, No
historic sanctuary of machu picchuHistoric Sanctuary of Machu Picchu peru Peru 2000 Fire (widlfires), Ground transport infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Accident of a crane which damaged one of the most important monuments at Machu Picchu, the Intihuatana or stone sundial
No
historic town of zabidHistoric Town of Zabid yemen Yemen 2000 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Erosion and siltation/ deposition, Housing, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Management activities, Relative humidity, Solid waste,
Other Threats: Lack of conservation measures
No
hortobágy national park - the pusztaHortobágy National Park - the Puszta hungary Hungary 2000 Mining, Surface water pollution, No
huascarán national parkHuascarán National Park peru Peru 2000 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Ground transport infrastructure, Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Legal framework, Mining, No
ichkeul national parkIchkeul National Park tunisia Tunisia 2000 Air pollution, Erosion and siltation/ deposition, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, Subsistence hunting, Water (rain/water table), Water infrastructure,
Other Threats: Excessive salinity of the water
Yes
iguacu national parkIguaçu National Park brazil Brazil 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Input of excess energy, Management systems/ management plan, Surface water pollution, Yes
island of mozambiqueIsland of Mozambique mozambique Mozambique 2000 Housing, Management systems/ management plan, Solid waste, Storms,
Other Threats: Precarious state of conservation of the stone
No
kahuzi-biega national parkKahuzi-Biega National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2000 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, War, Yes
kakadu national parkKakadu National Park australia Australia 2000 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 2000 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Land conversion, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
khajuraho group of monumentsKhajuraho Group of Monuments india India 2000 Illegal activities, Land conversion, No
komodo national parkKomodo National Park indonesia Indonesia 2000 Illegal activities, No
ksar of ait-ben-haddouKsar of Ait-Ben-Haddou morocco Morocco 2000 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Management systems/ management plan, Society's valuing of heritage,
Other Threats: This site has progressively become abandoned and has degraded
No
lake baikalLake Baikal russian federation Russian Federation 2000 Financial resources, Forestry /wood production, Housing, Illegal activities, Legal framework, Surface water pollution, No
lorentz national parkLorentz National Park indonesia Indonesia 2000 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, No
los katios national parkLos Katíos National Park colombia Colombia 2000 Civil unrest, Management systems/ management plan, No
lumbini, the birthplace of the lord buddhaLumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha nepal Nepal 2000 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Extremely harsh natural environment
No
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 2000 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
Yes
manovo-gounda st floris national parkManovo-Gounda St Floris National Park central african republic Central African Republic 2000 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
mosi-oa-tunya / victoria fallsMosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls zambia,zimbabwe Zambia
Zimbabwe
2000 Financial resources, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, No
mount emei scenic area, including leshan giant buddha scenic areaMount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area china China 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, No
mount kenya national park/natural forestMount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest kenya Kenya 2000 Avalanche/ landslide, Fire (widlfires), Illegal activities, Land conversion, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, No
mount nimba strict nature reserveMount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve cote d'ivoire,guinea Côte d'Ivoire
Guinea
2000 Financial resources, Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, Mining, Yes
ngorongoro conservation areaNgorongoro Conservation Area tanzania, united republic of Tanzania, United Republic of 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, No
niokolo-koba national parkNiokolo-Koba National Park senegal Senegal 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Mining, No
okapi wildlife reserveOkapi Wildlife Reserve democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2000 Illegal activities, Mining, War, Yes
palace and park of fontainebleauPalace and Park of Fontainebleau france France 2000 Housing, No
palaces and parks of potsdam and berlinPalaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin germany Germany 2000 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
peking man site at zhoukoudianPeking Man Site at Zhoukoudian china China 2000 Financial resources, Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Lack of maintenance ; Halt of site excavations
No
petraPetra jordan Jordan 2000 Management systems/ management plan, No
pirin national parkPirin National Park bulgaria Bulgaria 2000 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, No
rice terraces of the philippine cordillerasRice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras philippines Philippines 2000 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
rio plátano biosphere reserveRío Plátano Biosphere Reserve honduras Honduras 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Storms, Yes
roman monuments, cathedral of st peter and church of our lady in trierRoman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier germany Germany 2000 Housing, Management systems/ management plan, No
rwenzori mountains national parkRwenzori Mountains National Park uganda Uganda 2000 Civil unrest, Financial resources, Human resources, Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Unsustainable resource use practices
Yes
salonga national parkSalonga National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2000 Housing, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
sangay national parkSangay National Park ecuador Ecuador 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
shark bay, western australiaShark Bay, Western Australia australia Australia 2000 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, Oil and gas, No
simien national parkSimien National Park ethiopia Ethiopia 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
Yes
sinharaja forest reserveSinharaja Forest Reserve sri lanka Sri Lanka 2000 Crop production, Land conversion, Management systems/ management plan, No
srebarna nature reserveSrebarna Nature Reserve bulgaria Bulgaria 2000 Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Surface water pollution, Water (extraction) , Water infrastructure,
Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
Yes
sun temple, konarakSun Temple, Konârak india India 2000 Housing, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Gradual deterioration and the structural instability
No
te wahipounamu – south west new zealandTe Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand new zealand New Zealand 2000 Invasive/alien terrestrial species, No
thungyai-huai kha khaeng wildlife sanctuariesThungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries thailand Thailand 2000 Fire (widlfires), Management systems/ management plan, No
town of luang prabangTown of Luang Prabang lao people's democratic republic Lao People's Democratic Republic 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Legal framework, Major linear utilities, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
virunga national parkVirunga National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2000 Civil unrest, Financial resources, Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Mining, Yes
volcanoes of kamchatkaVolcanoes of Kamchatka russian federation Russian Federation 2000 Illegal activities, Major linear utilities, Mining, Renewable energy facilities, No
wet tropics of queenslandWet Tropics of Queensland australia Australia 2000 Ground transport infrastructure, Interpretative and visitation facilities, Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Management systems/ management plan, Other climate change impacts, Water (extraction) , No
whale sanctuary of el vizcainoWhale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino mexico Mexico 2000 Marine transport infrastructure,
Other Threats: Decline in sea animals populations
No
yellowstone national parkYellowstone National Park united states of america United States of America 2000 Forestry /wood production, Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Invasive / alien freshwater species, Oil and gas, Renewable energy facilities, Surface water pollution,
Other Threats: Infection threat to bison population
Yes


* : 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”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.