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States Parties
Site State Party Year Threats* Danger List
agra forttaj mahalfatehpur sikriAgra Fort
Taj Mahal
Fatehpur Sikri
india India 1997 Air pollution, No
air and tenere natural reservesAir and Ténéré Natural Reserves niger Niger 1997 Illegal activities,
Other Threats: Decline in wildlife populations
Yes
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
alhambra, generalife and albayzin, granadaAlhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada spain Spain 1997 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
ancient city of bosraAncient City of Bosra syrian arab republic Syrian Arab Republic 1997 Financial resources, Management activities, No
ancient city of damascusAncient City of Damascus syrian arab republic Syrian Arab Republic 1997 Management activities, No
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 1997 Human resources, Illegal activities, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
Yes
arabian oryx sanctuaryArabian Oryx Sanctuary oman Oman 1997 Illegal activities, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
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
asante traditional buildingsAsante Traditional Buildings ghana Ghana 1997 Financial resources, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
auschwitz birkenau german nazi concentration and extermination camp (1940-1945)Auschwitz Birkenau
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
poland Poland 1997 Commercial development, Localised utilities, No
bahla fortBahla Fort oman Oman 1997 Management activities,
Other Threats: Degradation of the structures
Yes
banc d'arguin national parkBanc d'Arguin National Park mauritania Mauritania 1997 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, 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
białowieża forestBiałowieża Forest belarus,poland Belarus
Poland
1997 Forestry /wood production, Management systems/ management plan, No
butrintButrint albania Albania 1997 Financial resources,
Other Threats: Need for monitoring of the situation at the site
No
canadian rocky mountain parksCanadian Rocky Mountain Parks canada Canada 1997 Forestry /wood production, Mining, Oil and gas, No
canaima national parkCanaima National Park venezuela (bolivarian republic of) Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1997 Major linear utilities, Management systems/ management plan, No
canal du midiCanal du Midi france France 1997 Solid waste, No
chan chan archaeological zoneChan Chan Archaeological Zone peru Peru 1997 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Land conversion, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Fragility of the abdobe structures
Yes
chitwan national parkChitwan National Park nepal Nepal 1997 Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
churches of moldaviaChurches of Moldavia romania Romania 1997 No
city of cuzcoCity of Cuzco peru Peru 1997 Housing, Management systems/ management plan, No
collegiate church, castle and old town of quedlinburgCollegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg germany Germany 1997 Management systems/ management plan, 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
dja faunal reserveDja Faunal Reserve cameroon Cameroon 1997 Forestry /wood production, Illegal activities, No
durmitor national parkDurmitor National Park montenegro Montenegro 1997 Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, Surface water pollution,
Other Threats: Earthen containment structures
No
everglades national parkEverglades National Park united states of america United States of America 1997 Crop production, Housing, Industrial areas, Storms, Surface water pollution, Water infrastructure, Yes
frontiers of the roman empireFrontiers of the Roman Empire germany,united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland Germany
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
1997 No
galápagos islandsGalápagos Islands ecuador Ecuador 1997 Financial resources, Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Invasive / alien marine species, Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
garamba national parkGaramba National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1997 Civil unrest, Illegal activities, Yes
golden temple of dambullaGolden Temple of Dambulla sri lanka Sri Lanka 1997 Legal framework, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
great barrier reefGreat Barrier Reef australia Australia 1997 Ground transport infrastructure, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Mining, No
ha long bayHa Long Bay viet nam Viet Nam 1997 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Marine transport infrastructure, No
historic areas of istanbulHistoric Areas of Istanbul turkey Turkey 1997 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need to monitor movements which could affect the structure of the building
No
historic cairoHistoric Cairo egypt Egypt 1997 Management activities, No
historic centre of bukharaHistoric Centre of Bukhara uzbekistan Uzbekistan 1997 Management activities, No
historic sanctuary of machu picchuHistoric Sanctuary of Machu Picchu peru Peru 1997 Fire (widlfires), Ground transport infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, No
historic town of zabidHistoric Town of Zabid yemen Yemen 1997 Erosion and siltation/ deposition, Management activities, Relative humidity, Solid waste, No
ichkeul national parkIchkeul National Park tunisia Tunisia 1997 Air pollution, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Subsistence hunting, Water (rain/water table), Water infrastructure, Yes
iguacu national parkIguaçu National Park brazil Brazil 1997 Ground transport infrastructure, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Input of excess energy, No
island of mozambiqueIsland of Mozambique mozambique Mozambique 1997 Financial resources, Housing, Management systems/ management plan, Solid waste, Storms,
Other Threats: Precarious state of conservation of the stone
No
itchan kalaItchan Kala uzbekistan Uzbekistan 1997 Management activities, No
joya de ceren archaeological siteJoya de Cerén Archaeological Site el salvador El Salvador 1997 Management systems/ management plan, No
kahuzi-biega national parkKahuzi-Biega National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1997 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, War, No
kakadu national parkKakadu National Park australia Australia 1997 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, 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
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
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
lake baikalLake Baikal russian federation Russian Federation 1997 Legal framework, Surface water pollution, No
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
manovo-gounda st floris national parkManovo-Gounda St Floris National Park central african republic Central African Republic 1997 Illegal activities, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, No
maya site of copanMaya Site of Copan honduras Honduras 1997 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Attention to be paid to the conservation of stone and stuccos
No
medina of fezMedina of Fez morocco Morocco 1997 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, No
memphis and its necropolis – the pyramid fields from giza to dahshurMemphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur egypt Egypt 1997 Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Deterioration of the stones
No
mont-saint-michel and its bayMont-Saint-Michel and its Bay france France 1997 Erosion and siltation/ deposition, Management systems/ management plan, No
mount nimba strict nature reserveMount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve cote d'ivoire,guinea Côte d'Ivoire
Guinea
1997 Financial resources, Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, Mining, Yes
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
okapi wildlife reserveOkapi Wildlife Reserve democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1997 Illegal activities, Mining, War, No
old city of berneOld City of Berne switzerland Switzerland 1997
Other Threats: Fire in January 1997
No
old city of dubrovnikOld City of Dubrovnik croatia Croatia 1997 Earthquake, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
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
old town of segovia and its aqueductOld Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct spain Spain 1997 Management systems/ management plan, No
old walled city of shibamOld Walled City of Shibam yemen Yemen 1997 Flooding, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Poor maintenance
No
palaces and parks of potsdam and berlinPalaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin germany Germany 1997 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
petraPetra jordan Jordan 1997 Commercial development, Flooding, Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Solid waste,
Other Threats: Conservation of antiquities
No
plitvice lakes national parkPlitvice Lakes National Park croatia Croatia 1997 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, Solid waste, Yes
pre-hispanic city of teotihuacanPre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan mexico Mexico 1997 Commercial development, Housing, Legal framework, No
quseir amraQuseir Amra jordan Jordan 1997 Management systems/ management plan, No
rio plátano biosphere reserveRío Plátano Biosphere Reserve honduras Honduras 1997 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Yes
rock-hewn churches, lalibelaRock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela ethiopia Ethiopia 1997 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Water (rain/water table), No
roman monuments, cathedral of st peter and church of our lady in trierRoman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier germany Germany 1997 Housing, No
royal palaces of abomeyRoyal Palaces of Abomey benin Benin 1997 Management systems/ management plan, Yes
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 1997 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, Solid waste, No
sangay national parkSangay National Park ecuador Ecuador 1997 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
shirakami-sanchiShirakami-Sanchi japan Japan 1997 No
simien national parkSimien National Park ethiopia Ethiopia 1997 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
Yes
sinharaja forest reserveSinharaja Forest Reserve sri lanka Sri Lanka 1997 Management systems/ management plan, No
site of palmyraSite of Palmyra syrian arab republic Syrian Arab Republic 1997 Air pollution, Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Localised utilities, Major linear utilities, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Temperature, Water (rain/water table),
Other Threats: serious weathering of many stone blocks
No
srebarna nature reserveSrebarna Nature Reserve bulgaria Bulgaria 1997 Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Surface water pollution, Water (extraction) , Water infrastructure,
Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
Yes
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
talamanca range-la amistad reserves / la amistad national parkTalamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park costa rica,panama Costa Rica
Panama
1997 Management systems/ management plan, No
tasmanian wildernessTasmanian Wilderness australia Australia 1997 Forestry /wood production, Ground transport infrastructure, No
timbuktuTimbuktu mali Mali 1997 Desertification, Financial resources, Legal framework, Water (rain/water table), Wind,
Other Threats: Vulnerability of the mosques
Yes
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
tubbataha reefs natural parkTubbataha Reefs Natural Park philippines Philippines 1997 No
tyreTyre lebanon Lebanon 1997 Commercial development, Erosion and siltation/ deposition, Ground transport infrastructure, Human resources, Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
uluru-kata tjuta national parkUluru-Kata Tjuta National Park australia Australia 1997
Other Threats: No specific threat identified
No
vilnius historic centreVilnius Historic Centre lithuania Lithuania 1997 Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for a comprehensive rehabilitation programme
No
virgin komi forestsVirgin Komi Forests russian federation Russian Federation 1997 Mining, No
virunga national parkVirunga National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1997 Civil unrest, Financial resources, Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Mining, Yes
volcanoes of kamchatkaVolcanoes of Kamchatka russian federation Russian Federation 1997 Mining, No
whale sanctuary of el vizcainoWhale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino mexico Mexico 1997 Localised utilities, Marine transport infrastructure, No
wieliczka and bochnia royal salt minesWieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines poland Poland 1997 Relative humidity, Water (rain/water table),
Other Threats: Gradual degradation
Yes
yakushimaYakushima japan Japan 1997 No
yellowstone national parkYellowstone National Park united states of america United States of America 1997 Forestry /wood production, Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Invasive / alien freshwater species, Mining, Oil and gas, Renewable energy facilities, Surface water pollution,
Other Threats: Infection threat to bison population
Yes


* : 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.