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TSX Update, Spring 2022

Today, on Threatened Species Day – 7th September 2022 – we release our Spring 2022 Newsletter (which you can find here). Therein you can find an update on some of the great progress made during this year’s data call, details about the inclusion of the TSX in the 2021 State of the Environment Report and…
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TSX Data Call Ending Soon!

Every year, the TSX team contacts ecologists and conservation managers from right across the country seeking new data on the abundance of Australia’s threatened species. So far in 2022, we’ve contacted 226 individuals seeking monitoring data for threatened birds, plants and mammals, and have already received crucial new data that will inform the release of…
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TSX Update, Winter 2022

Aligning with the 2022 data call for the TSX, we’ve released our Winter 2022 Update. You can find the update here, including a new section for 2022 – our Threatened Species Spotlight, introducing you to a new species that is in the TSX each update. This time we focus on the fascinating Jervis Bay Leek…
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Data call for TSX22 is underway!

We are now calling for new data to produce Australia’s Threatened Species Index (TSX) for 2022! Do you count threatened or near-threatened birds, plants or mammals? We are collecting monitoring data for the TSX for the next eight weeks. This year, we are consolidating the index, seeking to update monitoring data from programs already included…
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New Factsheets available for the 2020 Threatened Mammal Index

As part of the release of the 2020 Threatened Species Index, two new factsheets have been produced that summarise the updated index results for mammals. These factsheets were developed because of the number of new mammals species that were added for NSW between the 2019 and 2020 version of the Threatened Species Index for mammals.…
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Welcome Australia’s new Threatened Plant Index

Australia’s first Threatened Plant Index is now available as a pilot! After two years of collaboration, data gathering and consultations, the first iteration of this new index covers the period between 1995 and 2017. It captures high-quality time series (monitoring) data on 112 threatened Australian plants from more than 600 locations across the country The 2020…
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Only a few days left for 2020 index data gathering

Dear Wildlife Enthusiasts, Kudos to all of you who repeatedly monitor threatened birds, mammals, and plants in a standardised way at fixed sites over time! Your data is likely suitable for inclusion in Australia’s Threatened Species Index (TSX), as long as you have at least two years of data and you repeat your monitoring at…
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Threatened Mammal Index pilot live!

Australia’s first Threatened Mammal Index is now available as a pilot! The first iteration of this new index covers the period between 1995 and 2016 and captures high-quality time series (monitoring) data on 57 threatened and near-threatened Australian mammals from a total of almost 10,000 surveys and from over 1,000 locations across the country! The first…
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Do you have data to shape Australia’s Threatened Species Index for 2020?

Dear wildlife enthusiasts, Once again we are calling for new data to produce Australia’s (and the World’s) first Threatened Species Index (TSX) for 2020! Do you count threatened or near-threatened birds, plants or mammals? We are collecting monitoring data for the TSX until 31 May 2020. This year, we are particularly keen to gather enough…
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Threatened Bird Index V2.0 is live!

Welcome Australia’s Threatened Bird Index (TBX) – in its second year of running! The index now contains high-quality time series on 65 bird taxa monitored at over 17,000 sites! The time series are as short as 2 years, with some of them as long as 55 years – this is data from over 400,000 surveys!…
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