State of Conservation (SOC)
Great Barrier Reef (2013)
Document Source: WHC-13/37.COM/7B
Threats*:Marine transport infrastructure Non-renewable energy facilities Oil and gas Pollution of marine waters Temperature change
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”).