State of Conservation (SOC)

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef
  Australia
Date of Inscription: 1981
Nomination records (Year): 1980
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(viii)(ix)(x)
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Threats*
  • Ground transport infrastructure
  • Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure
  • Mining


* : 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.