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State of Conservation

Properties concerned
States Parties with SOC reports
Date end:2012close
Region: Europe and North Americaclose

Category of site
Cultural site Natural site Mixed site

Site inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger
Cultural site Natural site Mixed site

Management systems/ management plan 405 Housing 274 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 136 Ground transport infrastructure 127 Surface water pollution 76 Legal framework 76 Management activities 68 Illegal activities 64 Mining 56 Water infrastructure 52 Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 50 Forestry /wood production 40 Interpretative and visitation facilities 38 Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 37 Oil and gas 37 Financial resources 34 Deliberate destruction of heritage 33 Major linear utilities 32 Storms 30 Earthquake 26 Renewable energy facilities 25 Solid waste 22 Water (rain/water table) 22 Marine transport infrastructure 20 Relative humidity 20 Commercial development 19 Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 19 Water (extraction) 18 Erosion and siltation/ deposition 18 Localised utilities 16 Crop production 16 Invasive / alien freshwater species 15 Industrial areas 14 Air pollution 14 Quarrying 14 Invasive/alien terrestrial species 14 Underground transport infrastructure 13 Human resources 13 Input of excess energy 11 Pollution of marine waters 11 Land conversion 11 Ground water pollution 10 Micro-organisms 9 War 9 Fire (widlfires) 9 Air transport infrastructure 7 Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 7 Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 7 High impact research / monitoring activities 7 Civil unrest 6 Governance 6 Temperature 5 Wind 5 Temperature change 5 Flooding 4 Non-renewable energy facilities 3 Radiation/light 3 Terrorism 3 Subsistence hunting 2 Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 2 Society's valuing of heritage 2 Other climate change impacts 2 Commercial hunting 1 Pests 1 Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 1 Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 1 Avalanche/ landslide 1 Hyper-abundant species 1

* : 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.