The changes that have occurred to our natural environment affect the richness and diversity of the species and ecosystems found in NSW and their ability to survive into the future
The number of species considered at risk of extinction continues to rise.
species are listed as threatened in NSW
The NSW environment and community face significant challenges from invasive pests and weeds, and introduced pathogens.
each year in lost agricultural production and management costs
The overall diversity and richness of native species and communities in NSW remains under threat of further decline.
of terrestrial vertebrate species are not listed as being threatened