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States Parties
Site State Party Year Threats* Danger List
agra fortAgra Fort india India 1997 Air pollution, No
ajanta cavesAjanta Caves india India 1997 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Relative humidity, No
ancient building complex in the wudang mountainsAncient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains china China 1998 Management systems/ management plan, No
ancient city of polonnaruwaAncient City of Polonnaruwa sri lanka Sri Lanka 1998 Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
ancient city of sigiriyaAncient City of Sigiriya sri lanka Sri Lanka 1998 Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 1998 Human resources, Illegal activities, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
Yes
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 1997 Human resources, Illegal activities, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
Yes
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 1996 Human resources, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
Yes
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 1995 Human resources, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
Yes
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 1994 Human resources, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
Yes
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 1993 Human resources, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
Yes
archaeological ruins at moenjodaroArchaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro pakistan Pakistan 1997 Flooding, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Water (rain/water table),
Other Threats: Deterioration of the bricks due to salt crystallization and hydration
No
archaeological ruins at moenjodaroArchaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro pakistan Pakistan 1995 Flooding, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Water (rain/water table),
Other Threats: Deterioration of the bricks due to salt crystallization and hydration
No
archaeological ruins at moenjodaroArchaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro pakistan Pakistan 1991 Flooding, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Water (rain/water table),
Other Threats: Deterioration of the bricks due to salt crystallization and hydration
No
baroque churches of the philippinesBaroque Churches of the Philippines philippines Philippines 1998 Housing, Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses, Water (rain/water table), No
baroque churches of the philippinesBaroque Churches of the Philippines philippines Philippines 1997
Other Threats: Need to raise public awareness and to ensure proper conservation measures
No
borobudur temple compoundsBorobudur Temple Compounds indonesia Indonesia 1995 Housing, Management systems/ management plan, No
chitwan national parkChitwan National Park nepal Nepal 1998 Ground water pollution, Solid waste,
Other Threats: Increase in the natural rate of mortality of the rhinoceros
No
chitwan national parkChitwan National Park nepal Nepal 1997 Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
chitwan national parkChitwan National Park nepal Nepal 1993 Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
chitwan national parkChitwan National Park nepal Nepal 1991 Water (extraction) , No
chitwan national parkChitwan National Park nepal Nepal 1990 Water (extraction) , No
complex of hue monumentsComplex of Hué Monuments viet nam Viet Nam 1998 Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Storms, No
complex of hue monumentsComplex of Hué Monuments viet nam Viet Nam 1997 Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, Storms, No
complex of hue monumentsComplex of Hué Monuments viet nam Viet Nam 1996 Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
complex of hue monumentsComplex of Hué Monuments viet nam Viet Nam 1995 Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
complex of hue monumentsComplex of Hué Monuments viet nam Viet Nam 1994 Invasive/alien terrestrial species,
Other Threats: Fire
No
elephanta cavesElephanta Caves india India 1997 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Relative humidity, No
ellora cavesEllora Caves india India 1997 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Relative humidity, No
fatehpur sikriFatehpur Sikri india India 1997 Air pollution, No
great barrier reefGreat Barrier Reef australia Australia 1998 Ground transport infrastructure, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Mining, No
great barrier reefGreat Barrier Reef australia Australia 1997 Ground transport infrastructure, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Mining, No
great barrier reefGreat Barrier Reef australia Australia 1994 Ground transport infrastructure, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Mining, No
great barrier reefGreat Barrier Reef australia Australia 1986 Ground transport infrastructure, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Mining, No
great barrier reefGreat Barrier Reef australia Australia 1985 Ground transport infrastructure, No
ha long bayHa Long Bay viet nam Viet Nam 1998 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Marine transport infrastructure, No
ha long bayHa Long Bay viet nam Viet Nam 1997 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Marine transport infrastructure, No
ha long bayHa Long Bay viet nam Viet Nam 1996 Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Marine transport infrastructure, No
ha long bayHa Long Bay viet nam Viet Nam 1995 Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Marine transport infrastructure, No
heard and mcdonald islandsHeard and McDonald Islands australia Australia 1998 Management systems/ management plan, No
historic centre of bukharaHistoric Centre of Bukhara uzbekistan Uzbekistan 1998 Management activities, No
historic centre of bukharaHistoric Centre of Bukhara uzbekistan Uzbekistan 1997 Management activities, No
historic ensemble of the potala palace, lhasaHistoric Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa china China 1998 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Housing, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Relative humidity, Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses, No
historic ensemble of the potala palace, lhasaHistoric Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa china China 1996 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Housing, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Relative humidity, Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses, No
historic mosque city of bagerhatHistoric Mosque City of Bagerhat bangladesh Bangladesh 1995 Human resources, Management systems/ management plan, No
huanglong scenic and historic interest areaHuanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area china China 1998 Management systems/ management plan, No
imperial palaces of the ming and qing dynasties in beijing and shenyangImperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang china China 1994 Air pollution, Erosion and siltation/ deposition, No
itchan kalaItchan Kala uzbekistan Uzbekistan 1998 Management activities, No
itchan kalaItchan Kala uzbekistan Uzbekistan 1997 Management activities, No
jiuzhaigou valley scenic and historic interest areaJiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area china China 1998 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, No
kakadu national parkKakadu National Park australia Australia 1998 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, No
kakadu national parkKakadu National Park australia Australia 1997 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, No
kakadu national parkKakadu National Park australia Australia 1994 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, No
kakadu national parkKakadu National Park australia Australia 1991 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, No
kakadu national parkKakadu National Park australia Australia 1986 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1998 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Land conversion, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1997 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Land conversion, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1996 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Land conversion, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1995 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Land conversion, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1994 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Land conversion, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1993 Avalanche/ landslide, Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Financial resources, Housing, Human resources, Land conversion, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1992 Avalanche/ landslide, Financial resources, Housing, Human resources, Management activities,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1991 Avalanche/ landslide, Management activities,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1990 Avalanche/ landslide, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1989
Other Threats: Collapse of the roof of a Temple
No
kaziranga national parkKaziranga National Park india India 1997 Flooding, Illegal activities, Society's valuing of heritage, No
keoladeo national parkKeoladeo National Park india India 1997 Invasive/alien terrestrial species,
Other Threats: Decline in the population of Siberian cranes
No
keoladeo national parkKeoladeo National Park india India 1994 Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Water (extraction) ,
Other Threats: Decline in the population of Siberian cranes
No
keoladeo national parkKeoladeo National Park india India 1990 Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Water (extraction) ,
Other Threats: Decline in the population of Siberian cranes
No
komodo national parkKomodo National Park indonesia Indonesia 1997 Fire (widlfires), Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
komodo national parkKomodo National Park indonesia Indonesia 1996 Fire (widlfires), Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
komodo national parkKomodo National Park indonesia Indonesia 1995 Management systems/ management plan, No
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1998 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
Yes
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1997 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
Yes
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1996 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
Yes
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1995 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
Yes
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1994 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
Yes
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1993 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures;
Yes
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1992 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
No
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1991 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, No
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1990 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, No
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1989 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, No
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1986 Water infrastructure, No
mausoleum of the first qin emperorMausoleum of the First Qin Emperor china China 1994
Other Threats: earthen architecture conservation problems
No
meidan emam, esfahanMeidan Emam, Esfahan iran (islamic republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of) 1995 Ground transport infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, No
mogao cavesMogao Caves china China 1994
Other Threats: Deterioration of the mural paintings in the caves due to salt migration; Some built features have nothing to do with the site and should be destroyed (concrete tower, modern blockhouse, ...)
No
mount huangshanMount Huangshan china China 1998 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation,
Other Threats: Pine-wilt disease infesting the legendary Huangshan pines
No
mount huangshanMount Huangshan china China 1996 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Solid waste, No
mount taishanMount Taishan china China 1998 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Interpretative and visitation facilities, No
mountain resort and its outlying temples, chengdeMountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde china China 1998 Air pollution, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Many buildings in a bad state of conservation
No
mountain resort and its outlying temples, chengdeMountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde china China 1996 Air pollution, Housing, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Many buildings in a bad state of conservation
No
nanda devi and valley of flowers national parksNanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks india India 1998 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Conflicts between the management and local people
No
nanda devi and valley of flowers national parksNanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks india India 1997 Illegal activities, Subsistence wild plant collection, No
old town of galle and its fortificationsOld Town of Galle and its Fortifications sri lanka Sri Lanka 1997 Legal framework, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
peking man site at zhoukoudianPeking Man Site at Zhoukoudian china China 1996 Financial resources, Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Lack of maintenance ; Halt of site excavations
No
peking man site at zhoukoudianPeking Man Site at Zhoukoudian china China 1994 Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Unstable archaeological strata and cave roof
No
prambanan temple compoundsPrambanan Temple Compounds indonesia Indonesia 1995 No
rangiri dambulla cave templeRangiri Dambulla Cave Temple sri lanka Sri Lanka 1997 Legal framework, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
ruins of the buddhist vihara at paharpurRuins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur bangladesh Bangladesh 1995 Human resources, Management systems/ management plan, No
sacred city of anuradhapuraSacred City of Anuradhapura sri lanka Sri Lanka 1998 Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
sacred city of kandySacred City of Kandy sri lanka Sri Lanka 1997 Legal framework, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
sagarmatha national parkSagarmatha National Park nepal Nepal 1998 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Growing energy demands of the tourist industry
No
sagarmatha national parkSagarmatha National Park nepal Nepal 1997 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, Solid waste, No
sagarmatha national parkSagarmatha National Park nepal Nepal 1989
Other Threats: Fire at the Tengboche monastery
No
shark bay, western australiaShark Bay, Western Australia australia Australia 1998 Mining, Oil and gas, No
shark bay, western australiaShark Bay, Western Australia australia Australia 1994 Management systems/ management plan, No
shirakami-sanchiShirakami-Sanchi japan Japan 1997 No
shirakami-sanchiShirakami-Sanchi japan Japan 1995 Forestry /wood production, No
sinharaja forest reserveSinharaja Forest Reserve sri lanka Sri Lanka 1997 Management systems/ management plan, No
sinharaja forest reserveSinharaja Forest Reserve sri lanka Sri Lanka 1993 Land conversion,
Other Threats: Need to implement the Management Plan as a priority
No
sun temple, konarakSun Temple, Konârak india India 1998 Storms,
Other Threats: Gradual deterioration and the structural instability
No
sun temple, konarakSun Temple, Konârak india India 1997 Storms,
Other Threats: Gradual deterioration and the structural instability
No
sundarbans national parkSundarbans National Park india India 1997 No
taj mahalTaj Mahal india India 1997 Air pollution, No
tasmanian wildernessTasmanian Wilderness australia Australia 1998 Forestry /wood production, Ground transport infrastructure, No
tasmanian wildernessTasmanian Wilderness australia Australia 1997 Forestry /wood production, Ground transport infrastructure, No
tasmanian wildernessTasmanian Wilderness australia Australia 1996 Forestry /wood production, Ground transport infrastructure, No
tasmanian wildernessTasmanian Wilderness australia Australia 1995 Forestry /wood production, Ground transport infrastructure, No
tasmanian wildernessTasmanian Wilderness australia Australia 1994 Forestry /wood production, No
tasmanian wildernessTasmanian Wilderness australia Australia 1987 Forestry /wood production, No
tasmanian wildernessTasmanian Wilderness australia Australia 1984 Water infrastructure, No
tasmanian wildernessTasmanian Wilderness australia Australia 1983 Water infrastructure, No
taxilaTaxila pakistan Pakistan 1995 Localised utilities, Management systems/ management plan, Quarrying,
Other Threats: Lack of vegetation control
No
tchogha zanbilTchogha Zanbil iran (islamic republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of) 1998 Management activities, Relative humidity, Water (rain/water table),
Other Threats: absence of a viable method for sustainable conservation of the mud-brick structures; structural problems
No
tchogha zanbilTchogha Zanbil iran (islamic republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of) 1995 Management activities, Water (rain/water table),
Other Threats: absence of a viable method for sustainable conservation of the mud-brick structures; structural problems
No
te wahipounamu – south west new zealandTe Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand new zealand New Zealand 1994 Forestry /wood production, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Major linear utilities, Management systems/ management plan, Water (extraction) , Water infrastructure, No
te wahipounamu – south west new zealandTe Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand new zealand New Zealand 1993 Major linear utilities, Water (extraction) , Water infrastructure, No
te wahipounamu – south west new zealandTe Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand new zealand New Zealand 1992 Major linear utilities, Water (extraction) , Water infrastructure, No
te wahipounamu – south west new zealandTe Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand new zealand New Zealand 1989 Water infrastructure, No
temple and cemetery of confucius and the kong family mansion in qufuTemple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu china China 1998 Management systems/ management plan, No
the great wallThe Great Wall china China 1994 Ground transport infrastructure, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Interpretative and visitation facilities, No
the great wallThe Great Wall china China 1990
Other Threats: Partial collapse of some platforms
No
thungyai-huai kha khaeng wildlife sanctuariesThungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries thailand Thailand 1998 Fire (widlfires), Management systems/ management plan, No
tongariro national parkTongariro National Park new zealand New Zealand 1998 Management activities, Society's valuing of heritage, Volcanic eruption, No
tongariro national parkTongariro National Park new zealand New Zealand 1995 Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Management activities, No
town of luang prabangTown of Luang Prabang lao people's democratic republic Lao People's Democratic Republic 1998 Housing, Legal framework, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
town of luang prabangTown of Luang Prabang lao people's democratic republic Lao People's Democratic Republic 1997 Housing, Legal framework, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
town of luang prabangTown of Luang Prabang lao people's democratic republic Lao People's Democratic Republic 1996 Housing, Legal framework, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
tubbataha reefs natural parkTubbataha Reefs Natural Park philippines Philippines 1997 No
uluru-kata tjuta national parkUluru-Kata Tjuta National Park australia Australia 1997
Other Threats: No specific threat identified
No
wet tropics of queenslandWet Tropics of Queensland australia Australia 1998 Management systems/ management plan, No
wet tropics of queenslandWet Tropics of Queensland australia Australia 1992 Financial resources, Management systems/ management plan, Water infrastructure, No
wet tropics of queenslandWet Tropics of Queensland australia Australia 1991 Financial resources, Management systems/ management plan, Water infrastructure, No
willandra lakes regionWillandra Lakes Region australia Australia 1995 Management systems/ management plan, No
willandra lakes regionWillandra Lakes Region australia Australia 1994 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Problems with landowners resident in the site and aboriginal concerns
No
wulingyuan scenic and historic interest areaWulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area china China 1998 Flooding, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
yakushimaYakushima japan Japan 1997 No

* : 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.