State of Conservation (SOC)
States PartiesArgentina Barbados Belize Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Brazil Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Mexico Panama Paraguay Peru Saint Lucia Suriname Uruguay Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
ThreatsManagement systems/ management plan (324) Housing (120) Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation (110) Illegal activities (103) Ground transport infrastructure (99) Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community (89) Land conversion (82) Legal framework (72) Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure (54) Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals (54) Financial resources (54) Human resources (40) Management activities (40) Deliberate destruction of heritage (38) Water infrastructure (37) Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure (34) Water (rain/water table) (34) Earthquake (33) Governance (27) Storms (26) Commercial development (23) Invasive/alien terrestrial species (22) Marine transport infrastructure (21) Mining (21) Erosion and siltation/ deposition (19) Wind (18) Flooding (18) Fishing/collecting aquatic resources (17) Avalanche/ landslide (17) Invasive / alien marine species (16) Civil unrest (14) Input of excess energy (13) Crop production (13) Oil and gas (13) Interpretative and visitation facilities (12) Air transport infrastructure (12) Major linear utilities (12) Surface water pollution (11) Fire (widlfires) (11) High impact research / monitoring activities (10) Underground transport infrastructure (7) Other climate change impacts (7) Society's valuing of heritage (6) Localised utilities (5) Forestry /wood production (5) Relative humidity (4) Industrial areas (3) Renewable energy facilities (3) Solid waste (3) Micro-organisms (3) Temperature (3) Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system (3) Invasive / alien freshwater species (3) Air pollution (2) Pollution of marine waters (2) Volcanic eruption (2) Ground water pollution (1) Commercial hunting (1) Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting (1) Military training (1) Translocated species (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”).