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Site State Party Year Threats* Danger List
air and tenere natural reservesAir and Ténéré Natural Reserves niger Niger 1999 Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Decline in wildlife populations
Yes
alhambra, generalife and albayzin, granadaAlhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada spain Spain 1999 Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: State of dilapidation of the Puerta Elvira area
No
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 1999 Human resources, Illegal activities, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
Yes
arabian oryx sanctuaryArabian Oryx Sanctuary oman Oman 1999 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Illegal activities, Legal framework, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, Oil and gas, No
asante traditional buildingsAsante Traditional Buildings ghana Ghana 1999 Financial resources, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
auschwitz birkenau german nazi concentration and extermination camp (1940-1945)Auschwitz Birkenau
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
poland Poland 1999 Management systems/ management plan,
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.
No
bahla fortBahla Fort oman Oman 1999 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Degradation of the structures
Yes
belovezhskaya pushcha / białowieża forestBelovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest belarus,poland Belarus
Poland
1999 Forestry /wood production, Management systems/ management plan, No
butrintButrint albania Albania 1999 Financial resources, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for monitoring of the situation at the site
Yes
bwindi impenetrable national parkBwindi Impenetrable National Park uganda Uganda 1999 Civil unrest, Human resources, No
byblosByblos lebanon Lebanon 1999 Management systems/ management plan, No
canaima national parkCanaima National Park venezuela (bolivarian republic of) Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1999 Major linear utilities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Conflicts between the Pemons communities and the National Guard
No
central zone of the town of angra do heroismo in the azoresCentral Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores portugal Portugal 1999 Management systems/ management plan, Marine transport infrastructure, No
chan chan archaeological zoneChan Chan Archaeological Zone peru Peru 1999 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Land conversion, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Fragility of the abdobe structures
Yes
chavin (archaeological site)Chavin (Archaeological Site) peru Peru 1999 Financial resources, Human resources, Management systems/ management plan, Other climate change impacts,
Other Threats: Deterioration of the site
No
churches and convents of goaChurches and Convents of Goa india India 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, No
city of cuzcoCity of Cuzco peru Peru 1999 Housing, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
city of quitoCity of Quito ecuador Ecuador 1999 Earthquake, Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Financial resources, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Volcanic eruption, No
comoe national parkComoé National Park cote d'ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 1999 Illegal activities, No
complex of hue monumentsComplex of Hué Monuments viet nam Viet Nam 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Storms, No
dja faunal reserveDja Faunal Reserve cameroon Cameroon 1999 Commercial hunting, Forestry /wood production, Illegal activities, No
donana national parkDoñana National Park spain Spain 1999 Mining, Surface water pollution, No
earliest 16th-century monasteries on the slopes of popocatepetlEarliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl mexico Mexico 1999 Earthquake, No
everglades national parkEverglades National Park united states of america United States of America 1999 Crop production, Housing, Industrial areas, Storms, Surface water pollution, Water infrastructure, Yes
fort and shalamar gardens in lahoreFort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore pakistan Pakistan 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, Water infrastructure, No
galápagos islandsGalápagos Islands ecuador Ecuador 1999 Financial resources, Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Invasive / alien marine species, Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Management systems/ management plan, No
garamba national parkGaramba National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1999 Civil unrest, Illegal activities, Yes
gough and inaccessible islandsGough and Inaccessible Islands united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1999 Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Illegal activities, Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Management systems/ management plan, No
great barrier reefGreat Barrier Reef australia Australia 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, Mining, No
group of monuments at hampiGroup of Monuments at Hampi india India 1999 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Ground transport infrastructure, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
ha long bayHa Long Bay viet nam Viet Nam 1999 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Marine transport infrastructure, No
heard and mcdonald islandsHeard and McDonald Islands australia Australia 1999 Management systems/ management plan, No
historic areas of istanbulHistoric Areas of Istanbul turkey Turkey 1999 Earthquake, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need to monitor movements which could affect the structure of the building
No
historic cairoHistoric Cairo egypt Egypt 1999 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
historic centre (old town) of tallinnHistoric Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn estonia Estonia 1999 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, No
historic centre of pueblaHistoric Centre of Puebla mexico Mexico 1999 Commercial development, Deliberate destruction of heritage, Earthquake, Housing, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, No
historic ensemble of the potala palace, lhasaHistoric Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa china China 1999 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, No
historic sanctuary of machu picchuHistoric Sanctuary of Machu Picchu peru Peru 1999 Fire (widlfires), Ground transport infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, No
historical monuments of mtskhetaHistorical Monuments of Mtskheta georgia Georgia 1999 Financial resources, High impact research / monitoring activities, Housing, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Critical conditions of particularly two archaeological sites
No
huascarán national parkHuascarán National Park peru Peru 1999 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Ground transport infrastructure, Mining, No
ichkeul national parkIchkeul National Park tunisia Tunisia 1999 Air pollution, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Subsistence hunting, Water (rain/water table), Water infrastructure,
Other Threats: Excessive salinity of the water
Yes
iguacu national parkIguaçu National Park brazil Brazil 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Input of excess energy, Management systems/ management plan, No
island of mozambiqueIsland of Mozambique mozambique Mozambique 1999 Housing, Management systems/ management plan, Solid waste, Storms,
Other Threats: Precarious state of conservation of the stone
No
jesuit missions of the guaranis: san ignacio mini, santa ana, nuestra senora de loreto and santa maria mayor (argentina), ruins of sao miguel das missoes (brazil)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) argentina,brazil Argentina
Brazil
1999 Industrial areas, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Aggressive natural environment
No
kahuzi-biega national parkKahuzi-Biega National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1999 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, War, Yes
kakadu national parkKakadu National Park australia Australia 1999 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, No
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 1999 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Land conversion, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for restoration/consolidation works
No
kaziranga national parkKaziranga National Park india India 1999 Flooding, Management systems/ management plan, No
komodo national parkKomodo National Park indonesia Indonesia 1999 Illegal activities, No
lake baikalLake Baikal russian federation Russian Federation 1999 Financial resources, Forestry /wood production, Surface water pollution, No
los katios national parkLos Katíos National Park colombia Colombia 1999 Civil unrest, Management systems/ management plan, No
lumbini, the birthplace of the lord buddhaLumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha nepal Nepal 1999 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Extremely harsh natural environment
No
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 1999 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Destruction of Park infrastructures
Yes
manovo-gounda st floris national parkManovo-Gounda St Floris National Park central african republic Central African Republic 1999 Illegal activities, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
mont-saint-michel and its bayMont-Saint-Michel and its Bay france France 1999 Erosion and siltation/ deposition, Management systems/ management plan, No
morne trois pitons national parkMorne Trois Pitons National Park dominica Dominica 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, No
mosi-oa-tunya / victoria fallsMosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls zambia,zimbabwe Zambia
Zimbabwe
1999 Financial resources, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, No
mount emei scenic area, including leshan giant buddha scenic areaMount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area china China 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, No
mount nimba strict nature reserveMount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve cote d'ivoire,guinea Côte d'Ivoire
Guinea
1999 Financial resources, Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, Mining, Yes
ngorongoro conservation areaNgorongoro Conservation Area tanzania, united republic of Tanzania, United Republic of 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, No
okapi wildlife reserveOkapi Wildlife Reserve democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1999 Illegal activities, Mining, War, Yes
palaces and parks of potsdam and berlinPalaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin germany Germany 1999 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Housing, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, No
peking man site at zhoukoudianPeking Man Site at Zhoukoudian china China 1999 Financial resources, Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Lack of maintenance ; Halt of site excavations
No
rice terraces of the philippine cordillerasRice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras philippines Philippines 1999 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
rio plátano biosphere reserveRío Plátano Biosphere Reserve honduras Honduras 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Storms, Water infrastructure, Yes
roman monuments, cathedral of st peter and church of our lady in trierRoman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier germany Germany 1999 Housing, Management systems/ management plan, No
rwenzori mountains national parkRwenzori Mountains National Park uganda Uganda 1999 Civil unrest, Financial resources, Human resources, Management systems/ management plan, No
sagarmatha national parkSagarmatha National Park nepal Nepal 1999 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Growing energy demands of the tourist industry
No
salonga national parkSalonga National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1999 Housing, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Management systems/ management plan, No
sangay national parkSangay National Park ecuador Ecuador 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
seokguram grotto and bulguksa templeSeokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple republic of korea Republic of Korea 1999 Localised utilities, No
serengeti national parkSerengeti National Park tanzania, united republic of Tanzania, United Republic of 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
shark bay, western australiaShark Bay, Western Australia australia Australia 1999 Mining, Oil and gas, No
simien national parkSimien National Park ethiopia Ethiopia 1999 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
Yes
srebarna nature reserveSrebarna Nature Reserve bulgaria Bulgaria 1999 Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Surface water pollution, Water (extraction) , Water infrastructure,
Other Threats: Loss of biodiversity
Yes
st kildaSt Kilda united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1999 Management systems/ management plan, Oil and gas, No
sun temple, konarakSun Temple, Konârak india India 1999 Storms,
Other Threats: Gradual deterioration and the structural instability
No
tasmanian wildernessTasmanian Wilderness australia Australia 1999 Forestry /wood production, Ground water pollution, No
taxilaTaxila pakistan Pakistan 1999 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Localised utilities, Management systems/ management plan, Quarrying,
Other Threats: Lack of vegetation control
No
te wahipounamu – south west new zealandTe Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand new zealand New Zealand 1999 Invasive/alien terrestrial species, No
thungyai-huai kha khaeng wildlife sanctuariesThungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries thailand Thailand 1999 Fire (widlfires), Management systems/ management plan, No
town of luang prabangTown of Luang Prabang lao people's democratic republic Lao People's Democratic Republic 1999 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, No
tyreTyre lebanon Lebanon 1999 Erosion and siltation/ deposition, Housing, Human resources, Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, No
virunga national parkVirunga National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1999 Civil unrest, Financial resources, Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Mining, Yes
wet tropics of queenslandWet Tropics of Queensland australia Australia 1999 Management systems/ management plan, No
whale sanctuary of el vizcainoWhale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino mexico Mexico 1999 Localised utilities, Marine transport infrastructure,
Other Threats: Decline in sea animals populations
No
yellowstone national parkYellowstone National Park united states of america United States of America 1999 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,
Other Threats: Infection threat to bison population
Yes


* : 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.