Take advantage of the search to browse through the World Heritage Centre information.

Everglades National Park

United States of America
Factors affecting the property in 1994*
  • Crop production
  • Housing
  • Industrial areas
  • Storms
  • Surface water pollution
  • Water infrastructure
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
  • Agricultural, industrial and urban developments altering the natural systems;
  • Pollution of the water (nutrients and mercury);
  • Hurricane in August 1992
International Assistance: requests for the property until 1994
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved : 0 USD
Missions to the property until 1994**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1994

The site was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1993 due to an increasing number of threats since the date of its inscription on the List in 1979. The Government is providing significant financial support for the management of the site and for its long-term restoration. The American authorities are prepared to present a report to the eighteenth session of the Committee.

Analysis and Conclusion by World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies in 1994

It is recommended that the site be retained on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1994
18 COM IX
SOC: Everglades National Park (United States of America)

Everglades National Park (United States of America)

The site was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1993 due to an increasing number of threats since the date of its inscription on the List in 1979. The State and Federal Governments and the Agricultural Industry are providing significant financial support for the management of the site and for its long-term restoration in the order of hundreds of millions of dollars. The American authorities had prepared a report for the eighteenth session of the Committee.

The Committee decided to retain the site on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

The site was inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1993 due to an increasing number of threats since the date of its inscription on the List in 1979. The Government is providing significant financial support for the management of the site and for its long-term restoration in the order of hundreds of millions of dollars. The American authorities had prepared a report for the eighteenth session of the Committee.

The Committee decided to retain the site on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

Report year: 1994
United States of America
Date of Inscription: 1979
Category: Natural
Criteria: (viii)(ix)(x)
Danger List (dates): 1993-2007, 2010-present
Exports

* : 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.


top