State of Conservation (SOC)

Rainforests of the Atsinanana

Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Date of Inscription: 2007
Nomination records (Year): 2006
Category: Natural
Criteria: (ix)(x)
Danger List: Yes
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  • Fire (widlfires)
  • Illegal activities
  • Land conversion
  • Mining
  • Subsistence hunting
Inscription on the Danger List
Year: 2010
Threats to the Site:

a)         Illegal logging  of precious wood species (ebony and rosewood);

b)         Secondary impacts of the illegal logging;

c)          Poaching of endangered lemurs. 

* : 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.