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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1040–1046.
Published: 29 January 2012
... with the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, west of Sydney, was surveyed on foot two to four days a week, typically soon after dawn. Over the period a total of 86 reptiles that represented 20 species: 38% of the lizard and 56% of snake species known from the area were collected as road kills due...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area (GBMWHA) is biologically diverse, including many unique and rare plants and animals as well as varied ecosystems. It also contains a large body of rock art - drawings, paintings, stencils, prints and engravings - in rock shelters and on rock...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 757–769.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Nigel Hardiman; Shelley Burgin In Australia, the adventure sport of canyoning occurs predominantly in the protected areas of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, 50 km west of Sydney. It involves travelling through narrow, deep gorges using a combination of walking, abseiling, wading...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 228–256.
Published: 01 January 2018
...: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2017.014 Australian Zoologist volume 39 (2) Theme Edition: The Value of Protected Areas for Fauna Conservation The World Heritage List and New South Wales Rainforest 2017 229 and acceptance of the importance of heritage amongst the wider public, and, crucially Mr Whitlam was Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
... Hardiman, N. and Burgin, S. 2010a. The efficacy of the freshwater crayfish Euasiacus spinifer as an environmental indicator of the impacts of canyoners in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Australia. Journal of Crustacean Biology 30: 771-778. The efficacy of the freshwater crayfish...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
... to the eastern strip of the State, with a greater clustering for the area around Sydney and the north coast, but it is evident that researchers make considerable use of protected areas. The 6,070,769 Atlas fauna records were divided by tenure type: National Parks held 1,118,204 records (21.4 records/km 2...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 272–279.
Published: 01 January 2018
... to nominations and they got up. A classic example a government in every State, with the possible exception of is that IUCN didn t want to have a bar of the Greater South Australia, who in the last 12 months has done more Blue Mountains when that nomination came up. They to reverse environmental management...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 153–158.
Published: 07 February 2013
... exuviae in pristine upland streams of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, South-Eastern Australia. Aquatic Ecology 44: 131-141. Diel variation in chironomid exuviae in pristine upland streams of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, South-Eastern Australia Aquatic Ecology 44 131...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 321–331.
Published: 14 March 2013
... earliest documented human habitation (55,000 years at Malakunanja II) (Roberts, Jones and Smith 1990). Australia is well represented in World Heritage for large remote areas, but its large cities are not prominent. The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area (declared in 2000) is not far from Sydney...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 552–561.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in vegetation types is rapid, in contrast to the areas of more continuous rainforests from sea level to the mountain tops on the eastern side. Studies on the dynamics of this western savanna-rainforest interface have previously focussed on vegetation at the rainforest-tall forest ecotone (Harrington...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... Natural areas and populations of native wildlife are still shrinking in Australia along with the rest of the world. Evidence now shows that ecosystems services generate economic benefits which exceed those from continued habitat loss to the extent of a benefit:cost ratio of at least 100:1...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 409–413.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and potentially geophagic purposes. Key words: marsupial; ecological engineers, burrows DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2018.006 Australian Zoologist volume 39 (3) Old et al. 410 2018 Lithgow, NSW. The reserve is surrounded by the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, including the Gardens of Stone National...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 5–19.
Published: 07 September 2012
... of the oceans mean that there is a greater chance whales can be entangled in fishing gear, nets and ropes, NPWS Area Manager Glenn Storrie said. The local press was enlisted under the heading, Illegal yabby traps are killing our platypus (Macarthur Chronicle 8 September 2009, no reporter mentioned...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Sydney region (including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast-Hunter, Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions) were consistently significantly higher than the remainder of NSW (Table 6). Numbers in the Greater Sydney region comprised a mean 88 percent of the overall volume per annum. However, the data show...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 1–13.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Nature Reserve and Terranora Heights. Other sighting information may contain over- lapping records on koalas as different sources provided details. No records of greater than 12 sightings for an area were recorded. The results from each group were: 1. National Parks and Wildlife Service. Twelve...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 29 July 2020
... by a need to assess the risk of a rabies incursion in northern Australia and its likely impact, a field research program was initiated in 2012, focused on the Northern Peninsula Area (NPA) of Cape York, Queensland. There is scant information available on how and under what circumstances dingoes interact...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 846–852.
Published: 20 October 2011
... in scattered small populations in the Blue Mountains National Park and the Watagan Mountains, north of Sydney (White et al. 2009; G. Daly unpub. data). Populations previously recorded in the 1990 s from Garrawarra Nature Reserve and Budgong near Nowra no longer appear to persist (G. Daly unpub. data). Hence...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 369–380.
Published: 23 December 2014
..., such as the Cumberland Plain in Western Sydney, sandwiched between the city in the East and South-east and the Blue Mountains, the plume of air pollution from the city has been identified as problematic. The area is frequently blanketed with an inversion layer rich in pollutants, including recognised EDCs (Leighton...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 417–420.
Published: 17 March 2014
... rhe only live animals consciously to appear in the games, and were included, somewhat ironically, to remind Australians and the world of our bush heritage. It was a moving display of skill that breathed life into the man from Snowy River image. In the "Nature" section of the opening ceremony...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 518–536.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Preferred food species for koalas in the area are Mountain Grey Gum, Southern Blue Gum and Yellow Stringybark (Allen 2015). In areas containing these tree species, work carried out by HVP (R. Appleton, pers. comm. 2015, HVP) and Allen (2015) independently determined koala density estimates of 0.29 koalas...