State of Conservation (SOC)
Galápagos Islands (2008)
Danger List: Yes
Other Threats: Educational reform not implemented.
Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7A
Threats*:Governance Human resources Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management activities Management systems/ management plan
Sangay National Park (2008)
Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B.Add
Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Illegal activities Land conversion Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals
ThreatsIllegal activities(2) Management activities(2) Housing(1) Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure(1) Ground transport infrastructure(1) Land conversion(1) Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals(1) Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community(1) Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation(1) Earthquake(1) Governance(1) Human resources(1) Management systems/ management plan(1)
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”).