Invasive species pressure on the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia

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Key finding

Invasive plants, animals and pathogens pose a threat to Gondwana Rainforests World Heritage values.

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia (information applies statewide, map locations are for reference only)

A variety of invasive plant and animal species affect the values of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia, however there are areas which have not been invaded by introduced species.

Introduced pathogens, such as the soil-borne water mould Phytophthora cinnamomi, are also affecting ecosystems by changing species composition.

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Indicator: Invasive species

Invasive species pressure on the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area.