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State of Conservation (SOC)

Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay
  Viet Nam
Date of Inscription: 1994
Nomination records (Year): 1992, 1999
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(viii)
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Threats*
  • 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



* : 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.