State of Conservation (SOC)

Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay
  Viet Nam
Date of Inscription: 1994
Nomination records (Year): 1992, 1999
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(viii)
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  • Financial resources
  • Housing
  • Human resources
  • Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community
  • Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation
  • Industrial areas
  • Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure
  • Management systems/ management plan

* : 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.