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State of Conservation

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Reports
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Properties
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States Parties
Date Start: 2021close
Date end:2021close
Themes: Marine & coastalclose
States Parties: Costa Rica
Year: 2021
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B
Threats*: Commercial hunting Crop production Financial resources Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Ground transport infrastructure Human resources Illegal activities Invasive/alien terrestrial species Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Mining Renewable energy facilities Subsistence hunting Water (extraction)
Other Threats: Fires (intentional and accidental)
States Parties: Mauritania
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B
Threats*: Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Ground transport infrastructure Housing Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Localised utilities Management systems/ management plan Mining Oil and gas Renewable energy facilities
States Parties: Belize
Year: 2021
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B.Add
Threats*: Invasive / alien marine species Land conversion Management systems/ management plan Oil and gas
States Parties: Panama
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B
Threats*: Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Human resources Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan Marine transport infrastructure
States Parties: Solomon Islands
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7A
Threats*: Changes to oceanic waters Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Forestry /wood production Invasive/alien terrestrial species Legal framework Management systems/ management plan Mining Storms
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: United States of America
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7A
Threats*: Housing Invasive / alien freshwater species Storms Surface water pollution Water infrastructure
Other Threats: Mercury contamination of fish and wildlife
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Ecuador
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B
Threats*: Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Governance Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Illegal activities Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Invasive/alien terrestrial species Legal framework Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure
States Parties: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Year: 2021
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B
Threats*: Invasive/alien terrestrial species
States Parties: Australia
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B.Add
Threats*: Changes to oceanic waters Ground water pollution Marine transport infrastructure Non-renewable energy facilities Other climate change impacts Storms Surface water pollution Temperature change
Other Threats: Grounding of ships
States Parties: Viet Nam
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B
Threats*: Financial resources Housing Human resources Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Industrial areas Management systems/ management plan
States Parties: South Africa
Year: 2021
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B.Add
Threats*: Land conversion Management systems/ management plan Mining
Other Threats: Conflicting land use
States Parties: Mexico
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7A.Add
Threats*: Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Illegal activities
Other Threats: Serious concerns over the conservation status of two species, vaquita (porpoise species) and totoaba (marine fish)
Danger List:  Yes
States Parties: Indonesia
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B
Threats*: Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
States Parties: Sudan
Year: 2021
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B
Threats*: Financial resources Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan
Other Threats: Need to establish a code of conduct including formal rules and regulations for all dive operators
States Parties: Japan
Year: 2021
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B
Threats*: Aquaculture Hyper-abundant species Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Management systems/ management plan Other climate change impacts Water infrastructure
States Parties: Yemen
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B
Threats*: Civil unrest Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Governance Ground transport infrastructure Invasive / alien marine species Legal framework Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Management systems/ management plan Solid waste Storms
States Parties: Bangladesh
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Document Source: WHC/21/44.COM/7B.Add
Threats*: Changes to oceanic waters Forestry /wood production Illegal activities Management systems/ management plan Non-renewable energy facilities Pollution of marine waters Storms Water infrastructure
Other Threats: Need for an assessment of cumulative impacts on the property via a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

* : 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.