List of key threatening processes

This page shows all currently listed key threatening processes in NSW. There are currently 37 key threatening processes listed under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995.

Aggressive exclusion of birds by noisy miners (Manorina melanocephala) See Profile Final Determination
Alteration of habitat following subsidence due to longwall mining  See Profile Final Determination
Alteration to the natural flow regimes of rivers and streams and their floodplains and wetlands  See Profile Final Determination
Anthropogenic climate change  See Profile Final Determination
Bushrock removal  See Profile Final Determination
Clearing of native vegetation  See Profile Final Determination
Competition and grazing by the feral European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)  See Profile Final Determination 
Competition and habitat degradation by feral goats (Capra hircus)  See Profile Final Determination 
Competition from feral honey bees (Apis mellifera)  See Profile Final Determination 
Death or injury to marine species following capture in shark control programs on ocean beaches  See Profile Final Determination 
Entanglement in or ingestion of anthropogenic debris in marine and estuarine environments  See Profile Final Determination 
Forest Eucalypt dieback associated with over-abundant psyllids and bell miners  See Profile Final Determination 
High frequency fire resulting in the disruption of life cycle processes in plants and animals and loss of vegetation structure and composition  See Profile Final Determination 
Herbivory and environmental degradation caused by feral deer  See Profile Final Determination 
Importation of red imported fire ants (Solenopsis invicta)  See Profile Final Determination 
Infection by psittacine circoviral (beak and feather) disease affecting endangered psittacine species and populations  See Profile Final Determination 
Infection of frogs by amphibian chytrid causing the disease chytridiomycosis  See Profile Final Determination 
Infection of native plants by Phytophthora cinnamomi  See Profile Final Determination 
Introduction and Establishment of Exotic Rust Fungi of the order Pucciniales pathogenic on plants of the family Myrtaceae  See Profile Final Determination
Introduction of the large earth bumblebee (Bombus terrestris)  See Profile Final Determination 
Invasion and establishment of exotic vines and scramblers  See Profile Final Determination 
Invasion and establishment of Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius)  See Profile Final Determination 
Invasion and establishment of the cane toad (Bufo marinus)  See Profile Final Determination 
Invasion of native plant communities by African Olive Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata  See Profile Final Determination
Invasion, establishment and spread of Lantana camara  See Profile Final Determination 
Invasion of native plant communities by Chrysanthemoides monilifera (bitou bush and boneseed)  See Profile Final Determination 
Invasion of native plant communities by exotic perennial grasses  See Profile Final Determination 
Invasion of the yellow crazy ant (Anoplolepis gracilipes (Fr. Smith)) into NSW  See Profile Final Determination 
Loss and degradation of native plant and animal habitat by invasion of escaped garden plants, including aquatic plants  See Profile Final Determination
Loss of hollow-bearing trees  See Profile Final Determination 
Loss or degradation (or both) of sites used for hill-topping by butterflies  See Profile Final Determination 
Predation and hybridisation of feral dogs (Canis lupus familiaris)  See Profile Final Determination 
Predation by the European red fox (Vulpes vulpes)  See Profile Final Determination 
Predation by the feral cat (Felis catus)  See Profile Final Determination 
Predation by Gambusia holbrooki Girard, 1859 (plague minnow or mosquito fish)  See Profile Final Determination 
Predation by the ship rat (Rattus rattus) on Lord Howe Island  See Profile Final Determination 
Predation, habitat degradation, competition and disease transmission by feral pigs (Sus scrofa)  See Profile Final Determination 
Removal of dead wood and dead trees  See Profile Final Determination 

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Page last updated: 03 July 2014