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State of Conservation (SOC)

Białowieża Forest

Białowieża Forest
  Belarus
  Poland
Date of Inscription: 1979
Nomination records (Year): 1978, 1998, 2012, 2013
Category: Natural
Criteria: (ix)(x)
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Threats*
  • Air pollution
  • Forestry /wood production
  • Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Temperature change
  • Water (rain/water table)
  • Other Threats:

    Fencing along the international border



* : 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.