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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
... professionals and wildlife 2021 255Zoologist Australian volume 41 (2) New South Wales has about 5700 volunteer wildlife rehabilitators (volunteers) who belong to 1 of 28 organisations of between 10 and 2500 members (OEH 2019a). They represent about a third of all wildlife rehabilitators in Australia (Englefield...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
... would most likely yield environmental and animal welfare benefits, because most of our meat now comes from intensively reared livestock. The aim of the paper, however, is not to argue for a vegetarian lifestyle although the benefits are many, but instead to stimulate a debate about the benefits...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 322–331.
Published: 17 March 2014
... betray me once again. It seems unbearably sad. Like we are a race of retarded giants, for the most part good willed giants, attempting to mend the Ming vase we have inadvertently smashed. But what choices do we have? Those of us who, in some senses, care for non-human animals often see our choices...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
... have been grilled recently by critics who question its consequences for environmental health and animal welfare. But if you want to minimise animal suffering and promote more sustainable agriculture, adopting a vegetarian diet might be the worst possible thing you could do. He continues to argue...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 101–111.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the importance of strong families . Under the subheading Environment , the text was brief: The Natural Heritage Trust has been the largest and most successful environmental restoration in Australian history. On top of that we have an agreement with the states and the Commonwealth to do something about...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 16–19.
Published: 17 March 2014
... this decade and well into the 21st century. Although there was concern about water pollution, the destruction of forests, soil erosion, and the loss of wildlife early in the 19th century, the public perception of environ- mental degradation and concern for our environmental future is relatively new. I like...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 383–430.
Published: 14 October 2011
... of NPWS in 1969, until he left to be the first person to hold the position of Secretary of the newly-formed Department of Environment in the Commonwealth in 1973, Don McMichael maintained a keen interest in the subject, and spoke publicly about it. Over the decade from 1968, Bill Steele, assistant...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 57–67.
Published: 01 December 2017
.../Documents/UDHR_Translations/eng.pdf last accessed 6.11.17 The missing voice: a zoologist on the consequences of feeding the world Daniel Lunney University of Sydney School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Sydney NSW 2006, Office of Environment and Heritage NSW, Hurstville NSW 2220, and Murdoch University...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 627–632.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Brian Heterick; Jonathan Majer ABSTRACT Taxonomic stability is essential if the requirements of a host of stakeholders - health professionals, farmers, environmental consultants and public servants, to name just a few occupations – who need advice on particular organisms are to be satisfied...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 63–66.
Published: 01 January 2019
... questions about care. Nature s future and our own Making people who don t agree about the environment are equally outcomes of any management practice. work together may have advantages for other Making machismo out of killing toads is only partly environmental questions. Making people heroes will about...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 261–270.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... It is anticipated that ongoing costs will be in the order of $25K per year for the next four years (2007-11). Details of the project costs and chronology of actions are given in order to assist others who wish to undertake similar projects. So far two adults have been detected 13 months post-release. Litoria...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 321–331.
Published: 14 March 2013
... he traced a history of concern about nature protection rather independent of the National Parks Idea. His story began in 1893, with the ornithologists, who, because of the existence of migratory birds and the need to protect them, first began to think of these problems in international terms (Baer...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
... guidance about the control of introduced species that are causing ecological detriment (Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts 2009a; Commonwealth of Australia 2015; Department of the Environment 2015), but there is much less comparable direction on the control of native species...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 463–533.
Published: 20 October 2011
... near Geelong and in about 1868 and 1871 near Ballarat did not persist. The prevalence of guns in the rural community, together with a culture of shooting animals for sport, and the broadscale deployment of poison to kill dingoes, feral dogs, and rabbits, apparently conspired to restrict the rapid...
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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 (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... children; personally, I m trying to leave a better child for our environment. So why is management so hard? Why? it s always someone else s problem. I have met farmers who are prepared to do whatever it takes to control dingoes . as long as they don t have to do anything. They often don t care much...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 36–40.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of ecosystem services. Global Environmental Change 26:152-158. Department of Conservation and Environment, Victoria. 1990. Restoring the balance: the kangaroo control program to save Hattah-Kulkyne National Park. DCE, Melbourne. Australian Zoologist volume 40 (1) Bridgewater 40 2019 Theme Edition: Killing...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 September 2020
... some of the learnings from this experiment that inform debates about dingo impacts on livestock, per capita predation rates, and their invasiveness or ecological roles. Impacts on livestock Dingoes can have positive, negative or neutral impacts on economic, environmental or social values...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... settlements. Plan, the reserve is zoned E2 Environmental Conservation, which applies to areas that contain high 1 The Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus is listed as ecological, scientific, cultural or aesthetic values other vulnerable under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and than national...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... For example, the students who rioted in protest about pension changes in Lyon, France in October 2010 were referred to in the media as férales (LR pers. obs David Harvey takes the idea one step further and speaks of feral capitalism (Harvey 2011). Feral is a term widely used in popular literature, where...