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  • Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves (1999)
    Niger
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Decline in wildlife populations
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada (1999)
    Spain
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: State of dilapidation of the Puerta Elvira area
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Housing Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Angkor (1999)
    Cambodia
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Human resources Illegal activities Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Arabian Oryx Sanctuary (1999)
    Oman
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Illegal activities Legal framework Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan Oil and gas
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  • Asante Traditional Buildings (1999)
    Ghana
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Financial resources Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Auschwitz Birkenau
    German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945) (1999)

    Poland
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Issue of the transfer of seven original paintings from the Auschwitz-Birkenau state museum to Mrs. Dina Babbitt, author of the paintings in 1944.
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Bahla Fort (1999)
    Oman
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Degradation of the structures
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest (1999)
    Belarus
    Poland
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Forestry /wood production Management systems/ management plan
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  • Butrint (1999)
    Albania
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Need for monitoring of the situation at the site
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Financial resources Management systems/ management plan
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  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (1999)
    Uganda
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Civil unrest Human resources
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  • Byblos (1999)
    Lebanon
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Canaima National Park (1999)
    Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Conflicts between the Pemons communities and the National Guard
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Major linear utilities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores (1999)
    Portugal
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan Marine transport infrastructure
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  • Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (1999)
    Peru
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Fragility of the abdobe structures
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Land conversion Management systems/ management plan
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  • Chavin (Archaeological Site) (1999)
    Peru
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Deterioration of the site
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Financial resources Human resources Management systems/ management plan Other climate change impacts
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  • Churches and Convents of Goa (1999)
    India
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • City of Cuzco (1999)
    Peru
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • City of Quito (1999)
    Ecuador
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Earthquake Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Financial resources Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Volcanic eruption
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  • Comoé National Park (1999)
    Côte d'Ivoire
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Illegal activities
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  • Complex of Hué Monuments (1999)
    Viet Nam
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Housing Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management activities Management systems/ management plan Storms
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  • Dja Faunal Reserve (1999)
    Cameroon
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Commercial hunting Forestry /wood production Illegal activities
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  • Doñana National Park (1999)
    Spain
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Mining Surface water pollution
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  • Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl (1999)
    Mexico
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Earthquake
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  • Everglades National Park (1999)
    United States of America
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Crop production Housing Industrial areas Storms Surface water pollution Water infrastructure
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  • Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore (1999)
    Pakistan
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Water infrastructure
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  • Galápagos Islands (1999)
    Ecuador
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Financial resources Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien terrestrial species Management systems/ management plan
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  • Garamba National Park (1999)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Civil unrest Illegal activities
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  • Gough and Inaccessible Islands (1999)
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Illegal activities Invasive/alien terrestrial species Management systems/ management plan
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  • Great Barrier Reef (1999)
    Australia
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management systems/ management plan Mining
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  • Group of Monuments at Hampi (1999)
    India
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Ground transport infrastructure Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Ha Long Bay (1999)
    Viet Nam
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Marine transport infrastructure
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  • Heard and McDonald Islands (1999)
    Australia
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historic Areas of Istanbul (1999)
    Turkey
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Need to monitor movements which could affect the structure of the building
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Earthquake Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historic Cairo (1999)
    Egypt
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn (1999)
    Estonia
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
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  • Historic Centre of Puebla (1999)
    Mexico
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Commercial development Deliberate destruction of heritage Earthquake Housing Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure
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  • Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa (1999)
    China
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Housing Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management activities Management systems/ management plan Relative humidity Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses
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  • Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (1999)
    Peru
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Fire (widlfires) Ground transport infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historical Monuments of Mtskheta (1999)
    Georgia
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Critical conditions of particularly two archaeological sites
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Financial resources High impact research / monitoring activities Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Huascarán National Park (1999)
    Peru
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Ground transport infrastructure Mining
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  • Ichkeul National Park (1999)
    Tunisia
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Excessive salinity of the water
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13,WHC.99/CONF.209/INF.09
    Threats*:Air pollution Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Subsistence hunting Water (rain/water table) Water infrastructure
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  • Iguaçu National Park (1999)
    Brazil
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Input of excess energy Management systems/ management plan
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  • Island of Mozambique (1999)
    Mozambique
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Precarious state of conservation of the stone
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Housing Management systems/ management plan Solid waste Storms
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  • Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil) (1999)
    Argentina
    Brazil
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Aggressive natural environment
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Industrial areas Management systems/ management plan
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  • Kahuzi-Biega National Park (1999)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community War
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  • Kakadu National Park (1999)
    Australia
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan Mining
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  • Kathmandu Valley  (1999)
    Nepal
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14,WHC.99/CONF.208/INF.8A,WHC.99/CONF.208/INF.8B,WHC.99/CONF.208/INF.8C
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Housing Land conversion Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Kaziranga National Park (1999)
    India
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Flooding Management systems/ management plan
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  • Komodo National Park (1999)
    Indonesia
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Illegal activities
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  • Lake Baikal (1999)
    Russian Federation
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Financial resources Forestry /wood production Surface water pollution
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  • Los Katíos National Park (1999)
    Colombia
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Civil unrest Management systems/ management plan
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  • Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha (1999)
    Nepal
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Extremely harsh natural environment
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (1999)
    India
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Civil unrest Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion
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  • Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park (1999)
    Central African Republic
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Illegal activities Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan
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  • Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay (1999)
    France
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Erosion and siltation/ deposition Management systems/ management plan
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  • Morne Trois Pitons National Park (1999)
    Dominica
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
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  • Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls (1999)
    Zambia
    Zimbabwe
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Financial resources Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area (1999)
    China
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure
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  • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (1999)
    Côte d'Ivoire
    Guinea
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Financial resources Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan Mining
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  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area (1999)
    Tanzania, United Republic of
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure
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  • Okapi Wildlife Reserve (1999)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Illegal activities Mining War
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  • Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (1999)
    Germany
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Housing Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian (1999)
    China
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Lack of maintenance ; Halt of site excavations
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Financial resources Interpretative and visitation facilities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras (1999)
    Philippines
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve (1999)
    Honduras
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion Storms Water infrastructure
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  • Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier (1999)
    Germany
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Housing Management systems/ management plan
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  • Rwenzori Mountains National Park (1999)
    Uganda
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Civil unrest Financial resources Human resources Management systems/ management plan
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  • Sagarmatha National Park (1999)
    Nepal
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Growing energy demands of the tourist industry
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Salonga National Park (1999)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Housing Illegal activities Land conversion Management systems/ management plan
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  • Sangay National Park (1999)
    Ecuador
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Illegal activities Land conversion Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan
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  • Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple (1999)
    Republic of Korea
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Localised utilities
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  • Serengeti National Park (1999)
    Tanzania, United Republic of
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Shark Bay, Western Australia (1999)
    Australia
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Mining Oil and gas
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  • Simien National Park (1999)
    Ethiopia
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Land conversion
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  • Srebarna Nature Reserve (1999)
    Bulgaria
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Surface water pollution Water (extraction) Water infrastructure
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  • St Kilda (1999)
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan Oil and gas
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  • Sun Temple, Konârak (1999)
    India
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Gradual deterioration and the structural instability
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Storms
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  • Tasmanian Wilderness (1999)
    Australia
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Forestry /wood production Ground water pollution
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  • Taxila (1999)
    Pakistan
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Lack of vegetation control
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Localised utilities Management systems/ management plan Quarrying
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  • Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand (1999)
    New Zealand
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Invasive/alien terrestrial species
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  • Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries (1999)
    Thailand
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Fire (widlfires) Management systems/ management plan
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  • Town of Luang Prabang (1999)
    Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Housing Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Major linear utilities Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Tyre (1999)
    Lebanon
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Erosion and siltation/ deposition Housing Human resources Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Virunga National Park (1999)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Civil unrest Financial resources Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion Mining
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  • Wet Tropics of Queensland (1999)
    Australia
    Year: 1999
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino (1999)
    Mexico
    Year: 1999
    Other Threats: Decline in sea animals populations
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/14,WHC.99/CONF.208/INF.6
    Threats*:Localised utilities Marine transport infrastructure
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  • Yellowstone National Park (1999)
    United States of America
    Year: 1999
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Infection threat to bison population
    Document Source: WHC.99/CONF.209/13
    Threats*:Forestry /wood production Ground transport infrastructure Housing Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Invasive / alien freshwater species Oil and gas Renewable energy facilities Surface water pollution
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Threats
Management systems/ management plan(54) Illegal activities(19) Ground transport infrastructure(18) Housing(15) Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation(14) Financial resources(12) Management activities(12) Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community(11) Land conversion(8) Mining(8) Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure(6) Civil unrest(6) Water infrastructure(5) Surface water pollution(5) Forestry /wood production(5) Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals(5) Storms(5) Human resources(5) Legal framework(5) Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure(4) Oil and gas(4) Earthquake(4) Marine transport infrastructure(3) Localised utilities(3) Fishing/collecting aquatic resources(3) Invasive/alien terrestrial species(3) Industrial areas(2) Major linear utilities(2) Deliberate destruction of heritage(2) War(2) Erosion and siltation/ deposition(2) Fire (widlfires)(2) Commercial development(1) Interpretative and visitation facilities(1) Renewable energy facilities(1) Air pollution(1) Ground water pollution(1) Input of excess energy(1) Solid waste(1) Commercial hunting(1) Crop production(1) Subsistence hunting(1) Quarrying(1) Water (extraction) (1) Relative humidity(1) Water (rain/water table)(1) Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses(1) Flooding(1) Other climate change impacts(1) Volcanic eruption(1) Invasive / alien freshwater species(1) Invasive / alien marine species(1) High impact research / monitoring activities(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”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.