Slideshow Description. The photos in this short slideshow are intended to ‘tell the story’ of the Dorset and East Devon (Jurassic) Coast, showing the area’s landscapes and unique geological features.
This page of the website is still under development and a more detailed description of the various aspects of the site will be included in due course – so please come back again soon!
Conservation Status and Prospects. According to IUCN’s recent Conservation Outlook Assessment the conservation status of this site is ‘good’. The IUCN report notes that the ‘geological and paleontological values of the site have remained well preserved since the inscription and are very robust against most current and potential threats. The protection and management of the site is mostly effective to highly effective overall, with several examples of international best practice in World Heritage management. The overall conservation outlook for the property is good, because of the robustness of its values against anthropogenic impact, adequate boundaries and effective conservation management.’