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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 166–182.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Gillian Courtice; Jane Thompson; Eric Beurden Gordon's first postgraduate students emerged at the end of his Devonian period, moving into the Carboniferous with the emergence of amphibian studies. This era was marked by extensive frogging expeditions, when Litoria aurea was thick on the ground...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.050
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... and also the content of what journals want to publish. In Australia these forces are exacerbated by the Commonwealth government's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative, with journal assessment a key component of its focus on the quality of university research. Not all journals...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 568–579.
Published: 11 August 2020
...Bradley P. Smith; Shennai G. Palermo; Lyn Watson As we enter an era of global mass extinctions, it is important to tackle wildlife research and conservation from multiple fronts, including those made available by wildlife organisations, zoos and sanctuaries. Captive studies are particularly useful...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... climate. The beginning of the modern era of climate change thinking in Australian is vivid in the book Greenhouse: planning for climate change (Pearman 1988). Clive Hamilton (2001), in Running from the storm , stated that climate change is perhaps the most serious environmental threat facing humanity...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... increase our understanding. It may also overlook issues of respect and care for the animals who share in our research. Finally, in an era of environmental change, bats may yet provide valuable early-warning systems. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... animals (and plants) to urban society and ecosystems is overdue. Moreover, in an era of accelerating habitat loss, human population growth, urban expansion and climate change the role of cities in conserving global biodiversity may prove critical. Zoologists and conservation biologists already accept...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.043
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Ancient clades with restricted geographic distributions have been found in the isopod crustacean suborder Phreatoicidea. These isopods colonized fresh water in Gondwana by the Triassic Era and today are restricted to permanent groundwaters. A phylogenetic analysis of 21 exemplar species showed...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.013
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... for such an enquiry, three main timber production eras and some of their landscape impacts are outlined. Environmental history is a neglected field of scholarly interest in Australia. Detailed exploration of the relationship between today’s forest fauna and past forest management, especially at the regional level...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 801–802.
Published: 07 July 2021
... is known and provides a jumping off spot. What are the biogeographic patterns displayed by the invertebrates of Australia s subtropical rainforests? They range from ancient relictual distributions dating from the breakup of Pangaea in the late Palaeozoic era to recent disjunct patterns created...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (3): 491–492.
Published: 08 December 2023
... their origin in the Jurassic Period, and their enduring diversity was sustained by inhabiting deep water which protected them from subsequent cataclysms which befell those near to the surface and land-based animals. On the other hand, what is common to sharks is their low fecundity which, in the era...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 267–271.
Published: 01 June 2017
... studies. In ecology we are in the era of meta-analyses, and the general advice one can give to young ecologists is to get on a team that generates meta-analyses if you wish to get a job. The key question is whether any science 10 Possible Limitations of Current Ecological Theory 2017 271 Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2024) 43 (3): 455–469.
Published: 12 April 2024
...). Curated to illustrate the full breadth of animal diversity, the museum has been in continual use for over 130 years to augment the teaching of undergraduate zoology classes. Despite holding three thylacine skulls, no research on the species was conducted within the department during the era that they were...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 229–231.
Published: 07 February 2013
.... Routledge, London. Fundamentals of Biogeography Hulme, P.E. 2009. Trade, transport and trouble: Managing invasive species pathways in an era of globalization. Journal of Applied Ecology 46(1): 10-18. Trade, transport and trouble: Managing invasive species pathways in an era of globalization...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 December 2017
... controversial about animals in food production. This paper explores what peskiness might reveal about Australian agriculture; about its assumptions and values, but also about what else might be possible and in fact necessary in this Anthropocene era.1 Our thoughts here are necessarily preliminary an opening...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 661–662.
Published: 07 December 2021
... usage all of which sit well with the objectives of RZS NSW and Australian Zoologist. We know it is sad moment after 107 years of hard copy. We shall hold a wake for the hard copy era, it is a treat to sit with a cup of coffee and a brilliant hard copy on your knee, but electronic only is the format...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 794–802.
Published: 12 July 2021
... in the late Palaeozoic era to recent disjunct patterns created by Quaternary glaciation. Nevertheless there are several major influences on the invertebrate biogeography of these Australian forests. First are the old southern Gondwanan elements with ties to Tasmania, New Zealand and Chile, most readily seen...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 36–40.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Anthropocene. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2018.032 Australian Zoologist volume 40 (1) The killing of the Magic Pudding Chef and the consequences for conservation 2019 37 Theme Edition: Killing for Conservation it appears we are now in a new era the Anthropocene (Ellis 2015). This era is characterised...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (4): 59–62.
Published: 17 March 2014
... era variabilis(Donovan) Stirnodera ve~tebralli Boi iwal tib bod era vicina~aunders Torresita c~lprifera (Kirby) Aridaeus throacicus(Kirby) W s curtisiilavort and Gon, C&S d~&ei&~ort and dry Eroscherna ~oweri Pascoe ~esthesis fekginea (Boi iwal) Hesthesis ch&ta(Kihy) (= rnurina) Hesthesis v i g h s...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 103–113.
Published: 01 December 2017
...). Cultural and nationalist impulses in earlier eras supported almost all of the animals that have subsequently become invasive or feral in the twenty-first century. Rabbits fed poorer people, so they were tolerated. Sometimes they were even encouraged. Even as the rabbit proof fence in Western Australia...