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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 88–103.
Published: 17 March 2014
... United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (The Agreed Text of the Convention on Biological Diversity was adopted at a conference in Nairobi, 22 May, 1992. It was the result of about four years of work by an Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee sponsored by the United Nations...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and the Sargasso Sea. Finally it reviews global initiatives in the United Nations to develop a more integrated and cross sectoral framework for conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in ABNJ including the designation of a representative network of MPAs in these largely neglected areas of the ocean...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 321–331.
Published: 14 March 2013
... in 1970, and also the networks between national parks managers in Australia and in the United States in this period. The story speaks to the tensions between the national and global in the politics of biological diversity at a time when national parks were seen as the primary solution to a crisis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 39–47.
Published: 17 March 2014
... for establishing and renewing networks for practitioners, stakeholders and observers. The Fourth Congress provided a precursor to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in June 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, itself held 20 years after the pathfinding UN Conference on the Human...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... Australia signed the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, and Federal, State and Territory governments have accepted the need to conserve and manage Australia's unique biodiversity. It is argued that high priority is given to protecting vertebrates, while invertebrates, which...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Congress (WPC) 2014. (12 19 November 2014). 3 In assessing adequacy of conservation of biodiversity it is important to have a clear concept of biodiversity. The definition from the 1992 United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity reads: Biological diversity means the variability among living...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Tsuyoshi Kobayashi; Timothy J. Ralph; Jamie Lobb; Jan Miller; Gunther Theischinger; Simon J. Hunter; Stephen J. Jacobs ABSTRACT Fires are a common occurrence in Australian terrestrial ecosystems. A large fire occurred in January 2013 within and adjacent to the Warrumbungle National Park, near...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 713–723.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of the Wallingat SF and 1300 ha of Bachelor SF were removed from the State Forest register and included in the Wallingat NP. Smaller land units were later added to the national park. Currently, Wallingat NP covers an area of 6,557 hectares (Figure 2). Wallingat NP has been described as one of the largest and most...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 23–28.
Published: 20 March 2014
... Plain. Central CPPD, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Hurstville, NSW. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service 2003a.The Native Vegetation of the Woronora, O’Hares and Metropolitan Catchments. Conservation Assessment and Data Unit, Central Planning and Programs Division, NSW National Parks...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 599–618.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Arthur White; D. Mason Extensive mammal surveys were carried out between 1998 and 2004 in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area and the Boodjamullah National Park in north-western Queensland. Thirty eight native mammal species were detected including a species (Spectacled Hare Wallaby) not recorded...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
...Shelley Burgin; Nigel Hardiman Historically, most people have tended to visit national parks for ‘rest, relaxation and reinvigoration’, typically resulting in moderate ecological impacts. However, increasingly, recreation in natural areas is including ‘adventure’ sports. One such recreation/sport...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 846–852.
Published: 20 October 2011
... findings of monitoring and systematic surveys M. balbus in Macquarie Pass National Park and Tongarra Nature Reserve. We also describe the actions that have been taken to date to conserve the genetic unit that the Macquarie Pass animals represent. This includes the capture and transportation of tadpoles...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 198–209.
Published: 17 March 2014
... upon amphibians in Australia. The influence of these factors upon maintenance of amphibian assemblages should be seriously considered in catchment management. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This project was financed by the Heritage Unit, Kosciuszko National Park and the Department of Natural Resources...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 147–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael J. Murphy A survey of the herpetofauna of Yarrigan National Park (NP), in the southern Pilliga forest in northern inland New South Wales, was done over the period 2011 to 2013. The total identified herpetofauna community comprised 11 frog species (three families) and 35 reptiles (10...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 381–403.
Published: 28 January 2014
... Anon, 1966a. New animal found: link with past survives in Victoria. National Sporting Shooter's Journal (October) 5: 3. Anon 1966b. A relict marsupial. Nature 212:225. Broom, R. 1896. On a small fossil marsupial with large grooved premolars. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of NSW 10: 563...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 233–246.
Published: 17 March 2014
... large national parks. The financial expense and effectiveness of the currently available fertility control options remain inhibitory in using this method, although there have been recent developments in the United States in the delivery and effectiveness of fertility control techniques. The creation...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 61–62.
Published: 01 June 1990
... in environmental improvement if we each adopt the thematic approach of "thinking globally and acting locally". The boundaries drawn by the nation's colonial rulers which delineate our political administrative units do not, for the main part, follow logical ecosystem boundaries. Stress and damage to such ecosystems...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.046
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Environment Australia is responsible for national State of the Environment (SoE) reporting which provides ongoing, independent and scientifically-credible assessments of Australia’s environment to decision-maker s and the wider national an d international community . The first national SoE...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.001
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jessica Sparkes; Guy Ballard; Peter J.S. Fleming; Wendy Brown ABSTRACT Biophilia, our inherent love of living things, is a major driver of the modern conservation ethic worldwide. Australians are particularly fond of wildlife and consequently, our fauna are key to our national image. As a nation...