State of Conservation (SOC)
Manú National Park (1988)
UNESCO Extra-Budgetary Funds
International Assistance granted to the property
Requests Approved: 0
Total Amount Ap proved: 40,000USD
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Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
Current conservation issues
Shell Petroleum and Petroperu have made commercial discovery of natural gas next to the park and an expanded exploration effort is to proceed.
Access roads and pipeline system will bring in many workers and settlers next to the western boundary. No guard posts are located here at present.
A letter of inquiry to the Royal Dutch Shell headquarters and to the Peruvian authorities should be sent.
Manú National Park
Date of Inscription: 1987
- Oil and gas
- Other Threats:
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”).
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