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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... transformed the Australian environment. I argue that the marginalisation and local extinction of numerous native species, can be traced directly back to this industrial catalyst. However, toxicology has taken on a new fight in the 21 st century, with poisoned baits reassigned towards the restoration of native...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 140–150.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and, what happened was an explosion of herbivores. This has been the process that s been going on for the last 200 years. The initial catalyst was poison. It concerns me that we re now using poison to try and reverse this system. PAUL WILLIS: Excellent, thank you very much. If we can move the microphone...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2019
... like to actually put to you an inverse case that I came across many years ago when I was working on Catalyst, and that is the situation of the Banteng of the Cobourg Peninsula. The Banteng is a South-East Asian tropical cow that has gone feral on the Cobourg Peninsula. The world s healthiest population...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to the unique characteristics of Australia s wildlife and scientific communities. We consider that Motus in its current form already offers significant opportunities to study the movement ecology of our wildlife, but we argue that Australia should also see its national idiosyncrasies as a catalyst to contribute...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 753–760.
Published: 04 June 2021
..., M.H. 2012. Effects of habitat isolation and predation pressure on an arboreal food-web. Community Ecology 13: 82-87. httpsdoi.org/10.1556/ComEc.13.2012.1.10 Hutchinson, M.N. 1992. Threatened Reptiles in South Australia. Section 7 in Threatened species and habitats in South Australia: a catalyst...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 487–491.
Published: 01 May 2020
... was an intelligent average kind of guy, and if I had to put together a particular complicated story on Catalyst for instance, I would run the script past him before I would go and record it, and if he got it, I knew I d got it right. If he didn t get it, then I knew I had to go and rewrite that script until dad...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 408–413.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and this inference might have been the catalyst for the Chinese Whispers game to begin. The listing of Predation by exotic rats on Australian offshore islands of less than 1000 km2 as a Key Threatening Process (KTP 1999) under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (1999), appears to make...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 324–328.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 1995 ). Most stories include catch words such as hop, croak, leap, knee deep, kermit or read it (e.g. Asbury 1997, Nichoson 1996, Woodford 1995), which act as catalysts to encourage the public to become further involved in the topic. The fact that L. aurea sports a coat of the Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 438–448.
Published: 01 May 2020
... (Kragh 2016). Also, a motive like helping a species in decline can be often a catalyst for participating in environmental citizen science projects (Kragh 2016). Less strong were self-directed motives, such as having a personal interest in turtles, and in environmental projects this type of motive...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 161–169.
Published: 01 January 2018
... was a catalyst for the forum, so we now turn to the significance of this congress. The IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, November 2014 The IUCN World Parks Congress, with over 6,000 participants from 160 countries, produced The Promise of Sydney Vision 2. The first paragraph of the Promise of Sydney contains...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 590–609.
Published: 01 September 2017
... as a catalyst providing the substrate for future investigation, this book has great appeal for a wide, non-specialist audience. The writing style is simple and friendly; it is a narrative, not a turgid textbook, and is full of genuinely interesting insights into bird behavior. It is a therefore a fitting winner...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 395–407.
Published: 01 June 2017
... situ breeding efforts. Pp. 139-154 in Zoos in the 21st Century: Catalysts for Conservation? (Vol. 15, Conservation Biology) edited by A. Zimmermann, M. Hatchwell, L.A. Dickie and C. West. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Ballou, J.D., Lees, C., Faust, L.J., Long, S., Lynch, C., Lackey, L.B...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 18–27.
Published: 04 October 2011
...; Meredith 2004). Rather, it would seem that conservationists are simply seeking to preserve their own categories and constructs (Lawson 1996; Milton 2000). In some instances however, the fact that dingoes are deemed to be genetically endangered by hybridisation, may be the catalyst for changing legislation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 369–380.
Published: 23 December 2014
... with the introduction of unleaded petrol in Sydney (DEC 2006) which was heralded as being the catalyst for the reduction in air pollution in the greater metropolitan area. The decision to divide the Western Sydney region from the rest of range was made on the basis that anecdotal evidence from members of the local...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 112–138.
Published: 17 March 2014
... challenging the norms governing current land uses, encouraging restoration and looking at all decisions through ecological eyes. Recher as catalyst Harry Recher has demanded that we think more deeply about the future and look beyond the immediate struggles and conflicts. The role of the conservation groups...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 788–809.
Published: 20 October 2011
... of the selectors which rendered the leasehold lands of little value (McFarlane 1980 p. 61) The 1861 Free Selection Act was the catalyst for a large influx of European free settlers (i.e., not convicts) onto the Clarence from 1862 onwards. Initially, Scottish migrants dominated this free settlement process...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327205
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 102–129.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in thylacine numbers, with the epizootic disease providing the catalyst to accelerate this decline. Concerns over Decline Concerns over the sudden decline in the thylacine population were expressed by many leading zoologists and naturalists of the day [McGowan11, Pearson12, Roberts13, Le Soue f (1907), Flynn...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): fmi–fmcliii.
Published: 07 December 2021
.... Section 7 in Threatened species and habitats in South Australia: a catalyst for community action, edited by S.P. Tay. South Australian Advisory Committee on Threatened Species, Adelaide. 2021 AuZstoraolilaongist volume 41 (4) 759 Scott & Biffin Jenner, B. 1994. Aggregations of Austrelaps labialis...