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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The images and written descriptions of the late 18th century European colonists and visitors to Port Jackson portray fishing as a common and important subsistence activity of the Aboriginal people who inhabited coastal Sydney. Both men and women fished, but there was a gendered dichotomy...
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
... with contemporary Aboriginal insight in an attempt to better understand the nature of past and present mammal distributions. Discussion includes the challenges of reconciling vastly different databases, changes in knowledge systems over time and the potential knowledge such reconciling could reveal. Threats...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.038
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... The Aboriginal songline or Dreaming track system may be examined from the point of view of an adaptive strategy for high mobility which makes it possible to map consumers on resources in a dominantly dry continent with highly variable weather patterns. The Dreaming track adaptation operates...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This chapter explores recent developments in the management of Aboriginal values in forest environments. There is growing evidence that land managers have come to understand that the concept of Aboriginal heritage in NSW encompasses a range of issues and values which span the nature-culture...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.024
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.033
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 76–80.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Heather Goodall ABSTRACT This paper argues that it was environmental knowledge, which Aboriginal people held and traded, that formed the basis of the slender chances they had for survival in the changed circumstances of British settlement in Sydney. The case study is centred on the life and work...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 292–300.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Environment and Natural Resources. Grigg, G. C., Beard, L. A., Pople, A. R., Alexander, P., Gerschwitz, T and Cairns, S. C., 1996. The 1996 Survey of kangaroos in the pastoral zone of South Australia. Report to the South Australian Department of Environment, Heritage and Aboriginal Affairs (abbreviated...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 29–48.
Published: 07 September 2012
... Oliver², Michael Pennay3, John McLaughlin4, Peter Ewin5 and Else Foster6 ¹ Scientific Services Division, Office of Environment and Heritage, 32 Enterprise Way, Buronga, NSW, 2739 ² Biodiversity Conservation Section, Environment Protection Authority, PO Box 733 Queanbeyan NSW 2620 3 Landscape, Aboriginal...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
...Justine Philip ABSTRACT For thousands of years, the water-finding abilities of the Australian dingo ( Canis dingo ), has assisted human survival in one of the most extreme, arid environments on earth. In addition to their contribution to Traditional Aboriginal society as a guardian, living blanket...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 436–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Valérie Boll The research presented here focused on the ethnozoology of frogs as viewed by two Aboriginal communities: Gängan and Gapuwiyak, which are both located in north-east Arnhem Land (Yolngu territory), Northern Territory. The aim of this research was to record traditional Aboriginal...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 788–809.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Adam Smith At the time of European settlement, the wetlands of the Clarence River floodplain sustained considerably higher numbers of waterbirds than at present. These wetlands were valuable natural resources for the local Aboriginal people with ducks, geese and swans easily hunted using...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 26 (1): 11–21.
Published: 25 January 2015
..., 185 Nature Reserves, 22 State Recreation Areas, 13 Historic Sites and nine Aboriginal Areas covering 3.7 million hectares or about 4.62% of the land area of New South Wales (NPWS 1988). Much of the conservation biology literature which examines the principles of reserve design (e.g., Soule and Wilcox...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 530–561.
Published: 17 March 2014
... cats as secondary factors. Much of the decline occurred before food shortages or habitat destruction caused by sheep grazing, habitat destruction caused by wheat farming, and changes in Aboriginal fire regimes. Dated and localised records of disease affecting conspicuous (often pest) species, when...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... change have shaped the ways in which different groups of people perceive and act towards landscapes and animals in parklands along the Georges River and the National Park which surrounds it from Voyager Point downstream to Alfords Point. The various groups considered are Anglo-Irish, Aboriginal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... of Aboriginal management. Some ecological parameters have been defined for the centre and west of the arid zone, where most research has been carried out. While some of these are relevant in the east, it differs ecologically and in terms of the severity of the impact of European settlement. There is an urgent...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... to secondary poisoning of predators; and iii) Aboriginal hunting of feral cats being effective in limiting the density and impact of cats in remote areas beyond the frontier of European colonisation. © 2004 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2004 extinction fox feral cat disease...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998c.010
EISBN: 0-9586085-0-4
.... But it relied on doubtful survey techniques. Since the Mabo Case and the Coronation Hill Inquiry, Aboriginal cultural values have become decisive factors in environmental assessment. A value matrix model, incorporating a science-culture axis, is proposed. “That a thing may have any value in exchange, two...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 31 August 2021
... a big part of the story for us about dingoes and its impacts on Aboriginal cultural heritage understanding that there is a cultural landscape. There values. The baiting programs are not developed in is a kinship process that s in place in the landscape and consultation with the Aboriginal community...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... on the processes influencing the distributions of species or on the impact of threatening agents. Many regions have been subject to little or no herpetological survey. The conservation status of many taxa is unclear. The detailed knowledge about herpetofauna possessed by Aboriginal people has only recently been...