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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 436–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of traditional food and alteration of totem species. This paper describes the significance of frogs to the Gängan and Gapuwiyak communities, assesses frog biodiversity in Yolngu territory according to indigenous knowledge, attempts to document the changes in frog biodiversity currently occurring as a result...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 76–80.
Published: 01 December 2017
... it, but what kept them alive was not only food, but the environmental knowledge of the fishers mainly women who had line caught the fish they ate (Attenbrow 2002, 2010).2 A great deal of learning was also involved in hunting land animals for food. As indigenous peoples had done in other imperial settings...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 321–331.
Published: 14 March 2013
.... Myles and Milo Sydney: Allen and Unwin. Muir, Cameron, Deborah Bird Rose and Phillip Sullivan, 2010. From the other side of the knowledge frontier: Indigenous knowledge, social ecological relationships and new perspectives , The Rangeland...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 29 July 2020
...Michael P. Ward; Kathryn Qing-Ling Sivieng; Victoria Brookes ABSTRACT Interactions between dingoes and domestic dogs in Australia have implications for disease spread, but to understand the potential impact, better knowledge of the nature of this dingo-domestic dog interface is needed. Driven...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 26–30.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... On the face of it, Australia, with its insect friendly climate and advanced scientific organisations, is in a good position to raise insects. We also have indigenous knowledge as an important information source to draw from. However, many of the moth and beetle types of insects traditionally eaten...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 103–107.
Published: 17 March 2014
... indigenous capacity and local knowledge regarding the conserva- tion and sustainable development of forests should, through institutional and financial support, and in col- laboration with the people in local communities concerned, be recog- nized, respected, recorded, developed and, as appropriate...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
... mythical days. Traditional dingo knowledge and the mythic journeys of the ancestors are still celebrated in remote communities today. AMRRIC (Animal Management in Remote and Rural Indigenous Communities) Veterinarian Sophie Constable recorded first-hand accounts of dingo knowledge in 2014. The Aboriginal...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
... it should take. While the planning process did seek to accommodate Indigenous uses and values, this was viewed cynically by the traditional owners and other Indigenous groups that make use of the BMP. Other forms of locally based knowledge for example knowledge held by commercial and recreational fishers...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 18–27.
Published: 04 October 2011
... and redemptive ecology Australian Zoologist 33 369 378 Smith, W. and Green, G. 2001. Top ranger brought in for the cull. The Courier Mail. 5 May 2001. Suchet, S. 2002. ‘Totally wild’? Colonising discourses, indigenous knowledges and managing wildlife. Australian Geographer. 3(2):141-157...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 January 2018
... are prohibitive. Landholders, including graziers and indigenous landholders, will play a key role in safeguarding these species on pastoral lands into the future, and future conservation efforts should be focussed on these stakeholders, through a combination of community engagement, market–based incentives...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 408–413.
Published: 14 October 2011
... Zealand in the late 19 th century. Over the past 100 years they have managed to spread to many parts of the entire country. Although their preferred habitat does not often overlap with that of the indigenous Leiopelma spp., their presence has raised many concerns within the local frog conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 25–35.
Published: 01 January 2019
... all age classes of both wild and farmed fish. The objective of this review was to consider the current knowledge of CyHV3 transmission factors and discuss the potential for recurring epidemic-level mortality events in carp found in Australia. Case studies were presented comparing KHVD outbreaks...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
.... Landholders should have a form of proprietorship over kangaroos on their properties. It could even lead to fewer methane producing livestock and more kangaroos producing low emission meat. Higher value kangaroos would enhance sustainability and bring other benefits to both Indigenous and other landholders...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
... aspiring to conservation of at least 10% of each bioregion. The entire period of European occupation of the region has been characterised by the need to balance different land uses within a changing political context, broadening in recent years to incorporate indigenous culture and heritage. Thus much may...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 52–56.
Published: 01 December 2017
...), and the harvest of wild meat for food is currently unquantified but likely to be extremely large (Conservation Visions 2016). Indigenous peoples in developed countries and regions such as North America and Australia often have a strong cultural preference for wild meat over domestic sources, and continue...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 480–491.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and records from unpublished studies in me region. A total of 13 indigenous and 10 exotic ground-dwelling mammal species were identified. No threatened species were encountered, although some evidence suggesting the presence of a Potaoo Potorous sp. and Smoky Mouse Pseudomys fumeus was found in Bago...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 68–75.
Published: 01 December 2017
... s probably the most well whether Minister Hunt [the then Federal Minister for qualified person to talk on this issue, who also thinks it the Environment] made the right decision. would be an excellent idea, given his extensive knowledge of crocodile breeding biology. ROSIE COONEY: I can certainly...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... of educational packages, uptake of new knowledge, and impact of socio-economic status). The proposed SES demonstrates the potential for such approaches to help resolve human-dingo conflict, highlights variables that may influence dingo management practices, and presents opportunities for testing these variables...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 529–534.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Tamra F. Chapman Interactions between mammals and invertebrates remain a gap in our knowledge of the role of fossorial foragers in Australian ecosystems. This is probably because digging mammals disappeared from the majority of their former range before they could be studied and because...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 398–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
... (CSU), when local people receive direct economic returns from the sustainable use of wildlife, they can gain incentives to undertake species and habitat conservation. This is not happening with kangaroo harvesting at present and if it is to be achieved we need improved knowledge of kangaroo grazing...