CONF 001 VI.26
Kakadu National Park (Australia)
The Bureau was pleased to note that the Australian Cabinet has decided not to allow mining at Coronation Hill, located in an area that is being considered for nomination as an extension to this ...
Sites: Kakadu National Park
CONF 001 VI.27
Wet Tropics of Queensland (Australia)
The Bureau recalled that the Committee, when it inscribed this site on the World Heritage List in 1988, requested IUCN to submit a progress report in 1991 on the implementation of an effective ...
Sites: Wet Tropics of Queensland
CONF 001 VI.28
Iguazu National Park (Argentina) / Iguaçu National Park (Brazil)
The Bureau recalled that these two sites cover the same waterfall area which extends across the two countries. The Bureau was concerned that, for tourist purposes, eight helicopters now ...
Sites: Iguaçu National Park Iguazu National Park
Country: Argentina Brazil
CONF 001 VI.29
Pirin National Park (Bulgaria)
The Bureau noted with satisfaction that a major expansion of this site, to include a large area of the Rhodope Mountains, is now under consideration by the Bulgarian authorities. The Bureau ...
Sites: Pirin National Park
CONF 001 VI.30
Dinosaur Provincial Park (Canada)
The Bureau noted that in order to accommodate the exploitation of some of the gas deposits under this site which are privately owned, the boundaries of this site have been modified to excise ...
Sites: Dinosaur Provincial Park
CONF 001 VI.31-34
Wood Buffalo National Park (Canada)
31. The Bureau recalled that the Committee, at its last session, expressed serious concerns regarding the infection of the remaining 3,200 bison in this Park by brucellosis and tuberculosis, as ...
Sites: Wood Buffalo National Park
CONF 001 VI.35
Manovo-Gounda Saint Floris National Park (Central African Republic)
The Bureau noted with concern that despite a large-scale EEC project, this Park still had no management plan; it continued to be poached intensively, though there had been an appreciable ...
Sites: Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
Country: Central African Republic
CONF 001 VI.36
La Amistad National Park (Costa Rica and Panama)
The Bureau was pleased to note that as requested by the Committee at its last session, the Panamanian authorities have agreed to the inscription of this transborder national park as a single site ...
Sites: Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Country: Costa Rica Panama
CONF 001 VI.37
Comoé National Park (Côte d'Ivoire)
The Bureau noted with satisfaction that a plan to develop the infrastructures of this Park, funded by the World Bank in the amount of 500 million CFA Francs, was under way. In particular, it ...
Sites: Comoé National Park
Country: Côte d'Ivoire
CONF 001 VI.38
Tai National Park (Côte d'Ivoire)
The Bureau noted with satisfaction that this Park benefitted from strong support of German and WWF co-operation for research and conservation of the site, and in the future, incorporation of its ...
Sites: Taï National Park
Country: Côte d'Ivoire
CONF 001 VI.39
Simien National Park (Ethiopia)
The Bureau recalled that this site was one of the first natural areas to be inscribed on the World Heritage List. It was abandoned by the staff of the Wildlife Conservation Organization in 1985 ...
Sites: Simien National Park
CONF 001 VI.40
Mont Saint Michel and its Bay (France)
The Secretariat had indicated that it had received, and passed on to the French authorities, another letter from a French association for the protection of the environment drawing attention to ...
Sites: Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay
CONF 001 VI.41
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire)
The Bureau took cognizance of the IUCN report on the plan to exploit an iron ore deposit which, though situated outside the Nature Reserve proper, nevertheless lay within the site inscribed on ...
Sites: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Country: Côte d'Ivoire Guinea
CONF 001 VI.42
Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (Honduras)
The Bureau recalled that the Honduran authorities had requested the Committee, at its last session, to include this site in the List of World Heritage in Danger. The Committee had suggested at ...
Sites: Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
CONF 001 VI.43
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (India)
The Bureau noted with concern that the integrity of this site continues to be threatened by the invasion of a resistance movement which has burnt buildings, destroyed bridges, killed a number of ...
Sites: Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
CONF 001 VI.44
Djoudj National Park (Senegal)
Since this site was removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1988, IUCN, in co-operation with the Direction des Parcs Nationaux du Senegal (DPN) and the Netherlands Research Institute ...
Sites: Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
CONF 001 VI.45
Niokolo-Koba National Park (Senegal)
The Bureau noted that its recommended study of the ecological and socio-economic impacts of the traces of the two roads -across or around the Park - had been successfully carried out by an ...
Sites: Niokolo-Koba National Park
CONF 001 VI.46
Selous Game Reserve (Tanzania)
The Bureau recalled that the integrity of this site was threatened by intensive poaching of its elephant and rhino populations during the 1980s. The Bureau was concerned by a proposed plan of the ...
Sites: Selous Game Reserve
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
CONF 001 VI.47
Durmitor National Park (Yugoslavia)
The Bureau was informed that this site was threatened by a proposed hydropower project which would affect water quality in the Tara River and flood a portion of the Tara Canyon, which is one of ...
Sites: Durmitor National Park
CONF 001 VI.48
Plitvice Lake National Park (Yugoslavia)
The Bureau was concerned that this Park has been abandoned by the staff due to the civil unrest in the region and that destruction of forests and park facilities, hunting of bears and dynamite ...
Sites: Plitvice Lakes National Park