State of Conservation (SOC)

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Site State Party Year Threats* Danger List
acropolis, athensAcropolis, Athens greece Greece 2002 Housing, No
air and tenere natural reservesAir and Ténéré Natural Reserves niger Niger 2002 Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Decline in wildlife populations
Yes
ajanta cavesellora cavesAjanta Caves
Ellora Caves
india India 2002 Management activities,
Other Threats: Fragile mural paintings
No
ancient ksour of ouadane, chinguetti, tichitt and oualataAncient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata mauritania Mauritania 2002 Desertification, Governance, Human resources, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Storms, No
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 2002 Human resources, Illegal activities, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Urgent problems of conservation
Yes
auschwitz birkenau german nazi concentration and extermination camp (1940-1945)Auschwitz Birkenau
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
poland Poland 2002 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan, No
bahla fortBahla Fort oman Oman 2002 Commercial development, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
banc d'arguin national parkBanc d'Arguin National Park mauritania Mauritania 2002 Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Ground transport infrastructure, Oil and gas, No
butrintButrint albania Albania 2002 Financial resources, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Need for monitoring of the situation at the site
Yes
byblosByblos lebanon Lebanon 2002 Housing, Management systems/ management plan, No
caves of aggtelek karst and slovak karstCaves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst hungary,slovakia Hungary
Slovakia
2002 Mining, No
chan chan archaeological zoneChan Chan Archaeological Zone peru Peru 2002 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 2002 Financial resources, Human resources, Management systems/ management plan, Other climate change impacts,
Other Threats: Deterioration of the site
No
chitwan national parkChitwan National Park nepal Nepal 2002 Ground transport infrastructure, Major linear utilities, No
churches of chiloeChurches of Chiloé chile Chile 2002 Wind, No
city of luxembourg: its old quarters and fortificationsCity of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications luxembourg Luxembourg 2002 High impact research / monitoring activities, Housing, No
classical weimarClassical Weimar germany Germany 2002 Ground transport infrastructure, No
cocos island national parkCocos Island National Park costa rica Costa Rica 2002 Financial resources, Illegal activities, No
colonial city of santo domingoColonial City of Santo Domingo dominican republic Dominican Republic 2002 Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Legal framework, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, No
cultural landscape of sintraCultural Landscape of Sintra portugal Portugal 2002 Management systems/ management plan, No
curonian spitCuronian Spit lithuania,russian federation Lithuania
Russian Federation
2002 Oil and gas, No
donana national parkDoñana National Park spain Spain 2002 Ground transport infrastructure, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, Marine transport infrastructure, Mining, Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses, Water (extraction) ,
Other Threats: Decline of the Iberian lynx and Imperial eagle populations
No
everglades national parkEverglades National Park united states of america United States of America 2002 Crop production, Housing, Industrial areas, Management systems/ management plan, Surface water pollution, Water infrastructure, Yes
fort and shalamar gardens in lahoreFort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore pakistan Pakistan 2002 Ground transport infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
galápagos islandsGalápagos Islands ecuador Ecuador 2002 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, No
garamba national parkGaramba National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2002 Civil unrest, Illegal activities, Yes
giant's causeway and causeway coastGiant's Causeway and Causeway Coast united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2002 Commercial development, Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan, No
great smoky mountains national parkGreat Smoky Mountains National Park united states of america United States of America 2002 Air pollution, No
group of monuments at hampiGroup of Monuments at Hampi india India 2002 Ground transport infrastructure, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
gunung mulu national parkGunung Mulu National Park malaysia Malaysia 2002 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Lack of inclusion of indigenous peoples and their claims in the decision to extend the Park
No
ha long bayHa Long Bay viet nam Viet Nam 2002 Ground transport infrastructure, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, Marine transport infrastructure,
Other Threats: Rapid economic development
No
hanseatic city of lubeckHanseatic City of Lübeck germany Germany 2002 Commercial development, No
henderson islandHenderson Island united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2002 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
hierapolis-pamukkaleHierapolis-Pamukkale turkey Turkey 2002 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation,
Other Threats: Discolouring of the limestone cliffs
No
historic cairoHistoric Cairo egypt Egypt 2002 Human resources, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Water (rain/water table), No
historic centre of limaHistoric Centre of Lima peru Peru 2002
Other Threats: Fire in 2001
No
historic centre of sighişoaraHistoric Centre of Sighişoara romania Romania 2002 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, No
historic centre of the town of goiásHistoric Centre of the Town of Goiás brazil Brazil 2002 Flooding, No
historic centre of viennaHistoric Centre of Vienna austria Austria 2002 Housing, No
historic district of old quebecHistoric District of Old Québec canada Canada 2002 Input of excess energy, Management systems/ management plan, Marine transport infrastructure, No
historic ensemble of the potala palace, lhasaHistoric Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa china China 2002 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), No
historic sanctuary of machu picchuHistoric Sanctuary of Machu Picchu peru Peru 2002 Fire (widlfires), Ground transport infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, No
historic town of zabidHistoric Town of Zabid yemen Yemen 2002 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,
Other Threats: Lack of conservation measures
Yes
historical monuments of mtskhetaHistorical Monuments of Mtskheta georgia Georgia 2002 Housing, Management activities, No
ichkeul national parkIchkeul National Park tunisia Tunisia 2002 Air pollution, Erosion and siltation/ deposition, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, Subsistence hunting, Water (rain/water table), Water infrastructure,
Other Threats: Excessive salinity of the water
Yes
isole eolie (aeolian islands)Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) italy Italy 2002 Management systems/ management plan, Quarrying, No
kahuzi-biega national parkKahuzi-Biega National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2002 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Mining, War, Yes
kakadu national parkKakadu National Park australia Australia 2002 Invasive/alien terrestrial species, Management systems/ management plan, Mining, Surface water pollution, No
kaziranga national parkKaziranga National Park india India 2002 Financial resources, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Elephant-human conflicts
No
komodo national parkKomodo National Park indonesia Indonesia 2002 Fire (widlfires), Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
ksar of ait-ben-haddouKsar of Ait-Ben-Haddou morocco Morocco 2002 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, Society's valuing of heritage,
Other Threats: This site has progressively become degraded
No
lake baikalLake Baikal russian federation Russian Federation 2002 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,
Other Threats: Continuing decline of the Baikal Seal population
No
levoča, spišský hrad and the associated cultural monumentsLevoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments slovakia Slovakia 2002 Quarrying, No
lorentz national parkLorentz National Park indonesia Indonesia 2002 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, No
lumbini, the birthplace of the lord buddhaLumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha nepal Nepal 2002 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan, Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses, Water (rain/water table),
Other Threats: Extremely harsh natural environment; Improve the drainage for the Temple
No
mammoth cave national parkMammoth Cave National Park united states of america United States of America 2002 Air transport infrastructure, Ground transport infrastructure, Industrial areas, No
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 2002 Civil unrest, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
mausoleum of the first qin emperorMausoleum of the First Qin Emperor china China 2002 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
meidan emam, esfahanMeidan Emam, Esfahan iran (islamic republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of) 2002 Commercial development, Management systems/ management plan, No
mount kenya national park/natural forestMount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest kenya Kenya 2002 Avalanche/ landslide, Fire (widlfires), Illegal activities, Land conversion, Legal framework, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Uncontrolled forest land excisions, in the Mount Hombe and Ragat blocks
No
mount nimba strict nature reserveMount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve cote d'ivoire,guinea Côte d'Ivoire
Guinea
2002 Financial resources, Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, Mining, Yes
my son sanctuaryMy Son Sanctuary viet nam Viet Nam 2002
Other Threats: Presence of unexploded ordnance (UXO)
No
nahanni national parkNahanni National Park canada Canada 2002 Management systems/ management plan, Mining, No
natural and culturo-historical region of kotorNatural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor montenegro Montenegro 2002 Earthquake, Yes
ngorongoro conservation areaNgorongoro Conservation Area tanzania, united republic of Tanzania, United Republic of 2002 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure, Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals,
Other Threats: Decline of the fauna populations
No
okapi wildlife reserveOkapi Wildlife Reserve democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2002 Illegal activities, Management systems/ management plan, Mining, War, Yes
old city of salamancaOld City of Salamanca spain Spain 2002 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No
pirin national parkPirin National Park bulgaria Bulgaria 2002 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, No
rice terraces of the philippine cordillerasRice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras philippines Philippines 2002 Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
ruins of the buddhist vihara at paharpurRuins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur bangladesh Bangladesh 2002 Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Deterioration of the authentic characteristics of the property
No
salonga national parkSalonga National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2002 Housing, Human resources, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Management systems/ management plan, Yes
sangiran early man siteSangiran Early Man Site indonesia Indonesia 2002 Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan, Society's valuing of heritage, No
serengeti national parkSerengeti National Park tanzania, united republic of Tanzania, United Republic of 2002 Ground transport infrastructure, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan, Water infrastructure,
Other Threats: Threats to wildlife migration and populations
No
sian ka'anSian Ka'an mexico Mexico 2002 Land conversion, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, Management systems/ management plan, No
srebarna nature reserveSrebarna Nature Reserve bulgaria Bulgaria 2002 Financial resources, Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals, Management systems/ management plan, 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 2002 Management systems/ management plan, Oil and gas, No
stonehenge, avebury and associated sitesStonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2002 Ground transport infrastructure, Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Risks of collapse
No
sun temple, konarakSun Temple, Konârak india India 2002 Housing, Land conversion,
Other Threats: Gradual deterioration and the structural instability
No
sundarbans national parkSundarbans National Park india India 2002 Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Illegal activities, Management activities,
Other Threats: human-tiger conflicts
No
tai national parkTaï National Park cote d'ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 2002 Commercial hunting, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Subsistence hunting, No
tipasaTipasa algeria Algeria 2002 Financial resources, Housing, Human resources, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management activities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Deterioration of the archaeological vestiges
No
tongariro national parkTongariro National Park new zealand New Zealand 2002 Management activities, Society's valuing of heritage, Volcanic eruption, No
town of luang prabangTown of Luang Prabang lao people's democratic republic Lao People's Democratic Republic 2002 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Ground transport infrastructure, Housing, Illegal activities, Management activities,
Other Threats: Concrete reinforcement of the Nam Khan river bank ; Construction of walls along the riverbank of the Mekong;
No
tyreTyre lebanon Lebanon 2002 Ground transport infrastructure, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Legal framework, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Important conservation problems
No
virunga national parkVirunga National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2002 Civil unrest, Financial resources, Fishing/collecting aquatic resources, Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community, Illegal activities, Land conversion, Mining, Volcanic eruption, Yes
volcanoes of kamchatkaVolcanoes of Kamchatka russian federation Russian Federation 2002 Ground transport infrastructure, Illegal activities, Major linear utilities, Mining, Renewable energy facilities, No
walled city of baku with the shirvanshah's palace and maiden towerWalled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2002 Deliberate destruction of heritage, Housing, No
wood buffalo national parkWood Buffalo National Park canada Canada 2002 Ground transport infrastructure, No
yellowstone national parkYellowstone National Park united states of america United States of America 2002 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Invasive / alien freshwater species, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Wildlife infection and transmission to domestic stock
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.