State of Conservation (SOC)
Robben Island (2004)
Other Threats: a) Natural values and cultural landscape qualities are not yet reflected in the islands management structure and conservation priorities; b) Fire
Document Source: WHC-04/28.COM/15B
Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Human resources Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Interpretative and visitation facilities Invasive/alien terrestrial species Management systems/ management plan Solid waste
States PartiesSouth Africa
ThreatsManagement systems/ management plan(2) Interpretative and visitation facilities(1) Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure(1) Solid waste(1) Fishing/collecting aquatic resources(1) Land conversion(1) Mining(1) Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation(1) Illegal activities(1) Invasive/alien terrestrial species(1) Human resources(1)
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”).