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State of Conservation (SOC)

Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal
  Russian Federation
Date of Inscription: 1996
Nomination records (Year): 1995
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(viii)(ix)(x)
  • Housing
  • Illegal activities
  • Land conversion
  • Legal framework
  • Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Oil and gas
  • Surface water pollution

* : 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.