The topics in this theme describe how the native species and ecosystems of NSW are faring presently and the effects of introduced species.

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Biodiversity overview

For an overview of this theme, including Aboriginal perspectives click on the heading.

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Threatened Species

The number of species considered at risk of extinction continues to rise.

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Native Fauna

The overall diversity and richness of native species and communities in NSW remains under threat of further decline.

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Invasive Species

Many invasive species are widespread across NSW. Once established, they are difficult to control.