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.

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

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Page last updated: 13 December 2013