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State of Conservation

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Site State Party Year Threats* Danger List
ancient building complex in the wudang mountainsAncient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains china China 1998 Management systems/ management plan, No
historic ensemble of the potala palace, lhasaHistoric Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa china China 1998 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, No
historic ensemble of the potala palace, lhasaHistoric Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa china China 1996 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, No
huanglong scenic and historic interest areaHuanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area china China 1998 Management systems/ management plan, No
imperial palaces of the ming and qing dynasties in beijing and shenyangImperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang china China 1994 Air pollution, Erosion and siltation/ deposition, No
jiuzhaigou valley scenic and historic interest areaJiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area china China 1998 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure, No
mausoleum of the first qin emperorMausoleum of the First Qin Emperor china China 1994
Other Threats: earthen architecture conservation problems
No
mogao cavesMogao Caves china China 1994
Other Threats: Deterioration of the mural paintings in the caves due to salt migration; Some built features have nothing to do with the site and should be destroyed (concrete tower, modern blockhouse, ...)
No
mount huangshanMount Huangshan china China 1998 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation,
Other Threats: Pine-wilt disease infesting the legendary Huangshan pines
No
mount huangshanMount Huangshan china China 1996 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Solid waste, No
mount taishanMount Taishan china China 1998 Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Interpretative and visitation facilities, No
mountain resort and its outlying temples, chengdeMountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde china China 1998 Air pollution, Housing, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Many buildings in a bad state of conservation
No
mountain resort and its outlying temples, chengdeMountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde china China 1996 Air pollution, Housing, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Many buildings in a bad state of conservation
No
peking man site at zhoukoudianPeking Man Site at Zhoukoudian china China 1996 Financial resources, Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Lack of maintenance ; Halt of site excavations
No
peking man site at zhoukoudianPeking Man Site at Zhoukoudian china China 1994 Interpretative and visitation facilities, Management systems/ management plan,
Other Threats: Unstable archaeological strata and cave roof
No
temple and cemetery of confucius and the kong family mansion in qufuTemple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu china China 1998 Management systems/ management plan, No
the great wallThe Great Wall china China 1994 Ground transport infrastructure, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Interpretative and visitation facilities, No
the great wallThe Great Wall china China 1990
Other Threats: Partial collapse of some platforms
No
wulingyuan scenic and historic interest areaWulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area china China 1998 Flooding, Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation, Management systems/ management plan, No

* : 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.