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State of Conservation (SOC)

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  • Abu Mena (2003)
    Egypt
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Land conversion Management systems/ management plan Water (rain/water table)
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  • Acropolis, Athens (2003)
    Greece
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing
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  • Agra Fort
    Taj Mahal
    Fatehpur Sikri (2003)

    India
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Commercial development Financial resources Management systems/ management plan Water (rain/water table)
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  • Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves (2003)
    Niger
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Decline in wildlife populations
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Financial resources Human resources Illegal activities Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata (2003)
    Mauritania
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Desertification Governance Human resources Management activities Management systems/ management plan Storms
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  • Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains (2003)
    China
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Fire
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Angkor (2003)
    Cambodia
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Human resources Illegal activities Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Antigua Guatemala (2003)
    Guatemala
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Commercial development Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Auschwitz Birkenau
    German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945) (2003)

    Poland
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Interpretative and visitation facilities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Bahla Fort (2003)
    Oman
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Commercial development Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Banc d'Arguin National Park (2003)
    Mauritania
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Oil and gas
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  • Białowieża Forest  (2003)
    Belarus
    Poland
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Forestry /wood production Management systems/ management plan
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  • Borobudur Temple Compounds (2003)
    Indonesia
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Commercial development Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Interpretative and visitation facilities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Brasilia (2003)
    Brazil
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Legal framework
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  • Brú na Bóinne - Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne (2003)
    Ireland
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Localised utilities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Butrint (2003)
    Albania
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Need for monitoring of the situation at the site
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Financial resources Land conversion Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Byblos (2003)
    Lebanon
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing Management systems/ management plan
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  • Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (2003)
    Peru
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Fragility of the abdobe structures
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Land conversion Legal framework Management systems/ management plan Storms Water (rain/water table)
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  • Chavin (Archaeological Site) (2003)
    Peru
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Deterioration of the site
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Financial resources Human resources Management systems/ management plan Other climate change impacts
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  • Chitwan National Park (2003)
    Nepal
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Illegal activities Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien terrestrial species Major linear utilities
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  • Churches of Chiloé (2003)
    Chile
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Wind
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  • City of Cuzco (2003)
    Peru
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
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  • Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) (2003)
    Mali
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Severe famine facing Bandiagara and massive selling of cultural objects
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Drought Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Cologne Cathedral (2003)
    Germany
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing
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  • Colonial City of Santo Domingo (2003)
    Dominican Republic
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Comoé National Park (2003)
    Côte d'Ivoire
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Civil unrest Financial resources Human resources Illegal activities Land conversion Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan
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  • Coro and its Port (2003)
    Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Deterioration of the architectural and urban coherence and integrity of the property
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Governance Legal framework Management systems/ management plan Water (rain/water table)
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  • Cultural Landscape of Sintra (2003)
    Portugal
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Several elements of the World Heritage site in a serious condition; Fire
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Curonian Spit (2003)
    Lithuania
    Russian Federation
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Oil and gas
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  • Dja Faunal Reserve (2003)
    Cameroon
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Commercial hunting Forestry /wood production Ground transport infrastructure Illegal activities Land conversion
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  • Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary (2003)
    Senegal
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Human resources Invasive / alien freshwater species Management systems/ management plan
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  • East Rennell (2003)
    Solomon Islands
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Civil unrest Financial resources Human resources Invasive/alien terrestrial species Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Everglades National Park (2003)
    United States of America
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Crop production Housing Industrial areas Management systems/ management plan Surface water pollution Water infrastructure
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  • Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore (2003)
    Pakistan
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Air pollution Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Financial resources Ground transport infrastructure Human resources Industrial areas Land conversion Management systems/ management plan
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  • Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo (2003)
    Panama
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Weakening of the foundations by the vegetation
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Avalanche/ landslide Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
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  • Galápagos Islands (2003)
    Ecuador
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Financial resources Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien terrestrial species Management systems/ management plan
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  • Garamba National Park (2003)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Civil unrest Illegal activities
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  • Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz (2003)
    Germany
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Flooding Marine transport infrastructure Surface water pollution
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  • Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast (2003)
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Commercial development Interpretative and visitation facilities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Group of Monuments at Hampi (2003)
    India
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Ha Long Bay (2003)
    Viet Nam
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Rapid economic development
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Ground transport infrastructure Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan Marine transport infrastructure
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  • Hanseatic City of Lübeck (2003)
    Germany
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Commercial development
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  • Henderson Island (2003)
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historic Areas of Istanbul (2003)
    Turkey
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Need to monitor movements which could affect the structure of the building
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Earthquake Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Management activities Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
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  • Historic Cairo (2003)
    Egypt
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Human resources Management activities Management systems/ management plan Water (rain/water table)
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  • Historic Centre of Lima (2003)
    Peru
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco (2003)
    Mexico
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Deterioration of a unique and severely degraded cultural landscape
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Civil unrest Governance Housing Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historic Centre of Puebla (2003)
    Mexico
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Fire in December 2002
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Commercial development Deliberate destruction of heritage Housing Underground transport infrastructure
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  • Historic Centre of Riga (2003)
    Latvia
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing
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  • Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz (2003)
    Uzbekistan
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Extensive cracks and leaning walls
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Earthquake Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Management systems/ management plan Relative humidity Water (rain/water table)
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  • Historic Centre of Sighişoara (2003)
    Romania
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management activities
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  • Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg (2003)
    Austria
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing
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  • Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás (2003)
    Brazil
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Flooding
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  • Historic Centre of Vienna (2003)
    Austria
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historic District of Old Québec (2003)
    Canada
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Input of excess energy Management systems/ management plan Marine transport infrastructure
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  • Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa (2003)
    China
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    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 Water (rain/water table)
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  • Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara (2003)
    Japan
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure
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  • Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento (2003)
    Uruguay
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (2003)
    Peru
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Avalanche/ landslide Fire (widlfires) Ground transport infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historic Town of Ouro Preto (2003)
    Brazil
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Fire
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Historic Town of Zabid (2003)
    Yemen
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Lack of conservation measures
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Erosion and siltation/ deposition Housing Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Management activities Management systems/ management plan Relative humidity Solid waste
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  • Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa (2003)
    Peru
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Commercial development Deliberate destruction of heritage Housing
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  • Historical Monuments of Mtskheta (2003)
    Georgia
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing Management activities
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  • Ichkeul National Park (2003)
    Tunisia
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Excessive salinity of the water
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Air pollution Erosion and siltation/ deposition Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan Subsistence hunting Water (rain/water table) Water infrastructure
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  • Iguaçu National Park (2003)
    Brazil
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Input of excess energy Management systems/ management plan Surface water pollution
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  • Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
    Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing
    Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing (2003)

    China
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Commercial development Housing Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Major linear utilities Management activities
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  • iSimangaliso Wetland Park (2003)
    South Africa
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Land conversion Management systems/ management plan
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  • Island of Gorée (2003)
    Senegal
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) (2003)
    Italy
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan Quarrying
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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)
    Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue (2003)

    Argentina
    Brazil
    Paraguay
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Financial resources Human resources Industrial areas Interpretative and visitation facilities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site (2003)
    El Salvador
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Kahuzi-Biega National Park (2003)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Mining War
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  • Kakadu National Park (2003)
    Australia
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Invasive/alien terrestrial species Management systems/ management plan Mining Surface water pollution
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  • Kasbah of Algiers (2003)
    Algeria
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Human resources Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Kathmandu Valley  (2003)
    Nepal
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/INF.07C
    Threats*:Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Housing Land conversion Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra (2003)
    Ukraine
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing
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  • Kizhi Pogost (2003)
    Russian Federation
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Deterioration of the structures
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou (2003)
    Morocco
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Site in a state of quasi-total abandon and greatly degraded
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Management systems/ management plan Society's valuing of heritage
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  • Lake Baikal (2003)
    Russian Federation
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Continuing decline of the Baikal Seal population
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Financial resources Forestry /wood production Housing Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Major linear utilities Management systems/ management plan Oil and gas Surface water pollution
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  • Lamu Old Town (2003)
    Kenya
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Housing Legal framework Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments (2003)
    Slovakia
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Quarrying
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  • Lorentz National Park (2003)
    Indonesia
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan Mining
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  • Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha (2003)
    Nepal
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Extremely harsh natural environment; Improve the drainage for the Temple
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Management activities Management systems/ management plan Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Water (rain/water table)
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  • Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya (2003)
    India
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Housing Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses
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  • Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (2003)
    India
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Civil unrest Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion Management systems/ management plan
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  • Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park (2003)
    Central African Republic
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A,WHC.03/27.COM/07A.Corr
    Threats*:Civil unrest Financial resources Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Human resources Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Legal framework Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan Mining Oil and gas Subsistence hunting
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  • Maya Site of Copan (2003)
    Honduras
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Air transport infrastructure Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
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  • Medina of Fez (2003)
    Morocco
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: partial covering of the Oued Boukhrareb
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Water infrastructure
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  • Meidan Emam, Esfahan (2003)
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Commercial development Management systems/ management plan
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  • Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur (2003)
    Egypt
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
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  • Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam (2003)
    Afghanistan
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Need for consolidation and restoration of the monument
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A,WHC.03/27.COM/07A.Corr
    Threats*:Civil unrest Financial resources Flooding Ground transport infrastructure Human resources Illegal activities Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay (2003)
    France
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Erosion and siltation/ deposition Management systems/ management plan
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  • Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area (2003)
    China
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
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  • Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest (2003)
    Kenya
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Uncontrolled forest land excisions, in the Mount Hombe and Ragat blocks
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Avalanche/ landslide Fire (widlfires) Illegal activities Land conversion Legal framework Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan
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  • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (2003)
    Côte d'Ivoire
    Guinea
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Civil unrest Commercial hunting Financial resources Forestry /wood production Human resources Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Legal framework Management systems/ management plan Mining Oil and gas Subsistence hunting
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  • Nahanni National Park (2003)
    Canada
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan Mining
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  • Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (2003)
    Montenegro
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Need to take appropriate measures for the effective protection of the cultural landscape
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A,WHC.03/27.COM/INF.07B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Okapi Wildlife Reserve (2003)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan Mining War
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  • Old and New Towns of Edinburgh (2003)
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Fire
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing
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  • Old City of Salamanca (2003)
    Spain
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches (2003)
    Spain
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing
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  • Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) (2003)
    Lebanon
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Housing Illegal activities Land conversion Legal framework Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (2003)
    Germany
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Fire
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:
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  • Pirin National Park (2003)
    Bulgaria
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
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  • Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena (2003)
    Colombia
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Housing
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  • Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras (2003)
    Philippines
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Avalanche/ landslide Financial resources Housing Human resources Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve (2003)
    Honduras
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A,WHC.03/27.COM/07A.Corr
    Threats*:Financial resources Ground transport infrastructure Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Invasive / alien freshwater species Land conversion Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals
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  • Robben Island (2003)
    South Africa
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Natural values and cultural landscape qualities are not yet reflected in the islands management structure and conservation priorities
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    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
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  • Route of Santiago de Compostela (2003)
    Spain
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Water infrastructure
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  • Royal Hill of Ambohimanga (2003)
    Madagascar
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan Storms
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  • Royal Palaces of Abomey (2003)
    Benin
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Management systems/ management plan
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  • Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur (2003)
    Bangladesh
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Deterioration of the authentic characteristics of the property
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Rwenzori Mountains National Park (2003)
    Uganda
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Unsustainable resource use practices
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Civil unrest Financial resources Forestry /wood production Human resources Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Sagarmatha National Park (2003)
    Nepal
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Growing energy demands of the tourist industry
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Air transport infrastructure Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Salonga National Park (2003)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Housing Human resources Illegal activities Land conversion Management systems/ management plan
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  • Sangay National Park (2003)
    Ecuador
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Forestry /wood production Ground transport infrastructure Human resources Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan
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  • Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple (2003)
    Republic of Korea
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
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  • Sian Ka'an (2003)
    Mexico
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Land conversion Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Simien National Park (2003)
    Ethiopia
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Financial resources Ground transport infrastructure Human resources Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Srebarna Nature Reserve (2003)
    Bulgaria
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Financial resources Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan Water (extraction) Water infrastructure
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  • State Historical and Cultural Park “Ancient Merv” (2003)
    Turkmenistan
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Human resources Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites (2003)
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Risks of collapse
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Management systems/ management plan
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  • Taï National Park (2003)
    Côte d'Ivoire
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Civil unrest Commercial hunting Financial resources Human resources Illegal activities Land conversion Management systems/ management plan Subsistence hunting
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  • Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park (2003)
    Costa Rica
    Panama
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure
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  • Timbuktu (2003)
    Mali
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Lack of capacities in conservation techniques
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Housing Human resources Interpretative and visitation facilities Management systems/ management plan Society's valuing of heritage
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  • Tipasa (2003)
    Algeria
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Deterioration of the archaeological vestiges
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Financial resources Housing Human resources Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Interpretative and visitation facilities Legal framework Management activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Tower of London (2003)
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Housing
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  • Town of Luang Prabang (2003)
    Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Concrete reinforcement of the Nam Khan river bank ; Construction of walls along the riverbank of the Mekong;
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Ground transport infrastructure Housing Illegal activities Management activities
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  • Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (2003)
    Philippines
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan
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  • Tyre (2003)
    Lebanon
    Year: 2003
    Other Threats: Important conservation problems ; Need to give more importance to the wealth of the archaeological heritage and of the natural coastal landscape
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Management systems/ management plan
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  • Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape (2003)
    Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Human resources Interpretative and visitation facilities
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  • Virunga National Park (2003)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Civil unrest Financial resources Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Land conversion Mining Volcanic eruption
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  • Volcanoes of Kamchatka (2003)
    Russian Federation
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure Illegal activities Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Major linear utilities Mining Renewable energy facilities
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  • W National Park of Niger (2003)
    Niger
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/07B.Corr
    Threats*:Mining Water infrastructure
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  • Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower (2003)
    Azerbaijan
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B,WHC.03/27.COM/INF.7D
    Threats*:Deliberate destruction of heritage Earthquake Housing
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  • Wood Buffalo National Park (2003)
    Canada
    Year: 2003
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07B
    Threats*:Ground transport infrastructure
     Read

  • Yellowstone National Park (2003)
    United States of America
    Year: 2003
    Danger List: Yes
    Other Threats: Wildlife infection and transmission to domestic stock
    Document Source: WHC.03/27.COM/07A
    Threats*:Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Invasive / alien freshwater species Management systems/ management plan
     Read

Threats
Management systems/ management plan(94) Housing(35) Illegal activities(31) Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation(27) Human resources(25) Ground transport infrastructure(23) Financial resources(21) Legal framework(21) Land conversion(18) Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community(15) Management activities(15) Civil unrest(11) Commercial development(10) Mining(10) Water (rain/water table)(9) Interpretative and visitation facilities(8) Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure(8) Deliberate destruction of heritage(8) Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals(7) Water infrastructure(6) Forestry /wood production(6) Surface water pollution(5) Fishing/collecting aquatic resources(5) Oil and gas(5) Invasive/alien terrestrial species(5) Underground transport infrastructure(4) Major linear utilities(4) Subsistence hunting(4) Avalanche/ landslide(4) Invasive / alien freshwater species(4) Industrial areas(3) Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure(3) Marine transport infrastructure(3) Commercial hunting(3) Relative humidity(3) Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses(3) Flooding(3) Storms(3) Earthquake(3) Erosion and siltation/ deposition(3) Governance(3) Air transport infrastructure(2) Air pollution(2) Input of excess energy(2) Solid waste(2) Quarrying(2) Society's valuing of heritage(2) War(2) Fire (widlfires)(2) Localised utilities(1) Renewable energy facilities(1) Crop production(1) Water (extraction) (1) Wind(1) Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting(1) Desertification(1) Drought(1) Other climate change impacts(1) Volcanic eruption(1) Invasive / alien marine 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”).

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