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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.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... animals (and plants) to urban society and ecosystems is overdue. Moreover, in an era of accelerating habitat loss, human population growth, urban expansion and climate change the role of cities in conserving global biodiversity may prove critical. Zoologists and conservation biologists already accept...
Book Chapter
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... A review of the writings of prominent scientists since the 1970s showed a reluctance to accept the realities of anthropogenic climate change until late in the first decade of the 21st Century. Sceptics, deniers, and vested interests used the indecision of the scientific community to delay action...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... for public anger? Will the recent detection of a second species of toad in Australia, the Asian Black-spined toad B. melanostictus , be greeted with the same response or will it be accepted as a new arrival? ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.043
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... boxes exhibiting greater temperature and humidity gradients during summer. However, bat box microclimates did not influence box choice by bats during this study. Box acceptance and use by bats remains poorly understood. Acceptance could be influenced by multiple factors, such as landscape variables...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... deliberately misleading and uncaring. It appears that editorial policy has exhibited Orwellian doublethink, i.e. the ability to accept contradictory facts simultaneously, and to discipline the mind to ignore the conflict between them. The results support Rosen's view, but with a caveat. The science journalism...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 102–117.
Published: 01 January 2019
... species and ecological communities, and human activities, what is the most acceptable approach to management? A case study to examine this question has been provided by Bathurst Regional Council for the management of the population of Eastern Grey Kangaroos on Mount Panorama, on the doorstep of Bathurst...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... The use of marine protected areas as a major tool in marine conservation is now accepted throughout much of the world. New South Wales is committed to a process of establishing a comprehensive system of marine protected areas for all marine waters under its jurisdiction. The current status...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 88–90.
Published: 17 March 2014
... scale) and acceptability (on a six point scale). Three tasting sessions were conducted with a panel of between 11 and 22 tasters and on two occasions samples of beef were included. There was a linear relationship (p<.001) between age and tenderness with meat from young animals being more tender than...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 09 August 2021
... are acceptable, colour imagery (including photographs) is encouraged, the journal is visible in major databases, it is cited internationally and there are no page charges. *Correspondence to: Michael Calver m.calver@murdoch.edu.au zoology citations Scopus Web of Science biological conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... accepted species concepts, we reviewed the taxonomy of the Dingo by objectively dissecting each of the proposed arguments for recognising the Dingo as a distinct species. We conclude that the most appropriate taxonomic name to use for the Dingo is Canis familiaris , and that this binomial...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 October 2020
... witnesses to a Thylacine capture have enabled us to piece together the life history of one of the last captive specimens. This account raises important questions over the accepted sequencing of the final two Thylacines on display at the Hobart Zoo. Thylacine Thylacinus cynocephalus Beaumaris Zoo...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.059
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Conservation Act 1950, and to advise the Minister on the ranking of threatened flora and fauna according to internationally accepted (IUCN) guidelines. The current committee comprises nine members, two of whom are invertebrate biologists. Thirty-three invertebrate species are currently listed as “rare...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
... in New South Wales. Primarily, animals are balloted to licensed animal keepers and exhibitors. Otherwise, rehoming may be delegated to third party organisations, and pet shops licensed to sell reptiles are obligated to accept back returned reptiles for resale. From 2014 to 2017, at least 1,000 native...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.006
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... 10 7 posts and a similar number of trees killed. Continued grazing of domestic stock at currently acceptable levels is effectively preventing regeneration of many trees and shrubs. Given that future expansion of national parks and nature reserves is limited politically, off-reserve conservation...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
... this at the required landscape scale. Vaccine formulations need updating to protect non-target farmed and pet rabbits from circulating field variants, including RHDV2, and to increase public acceptance for the ongoing use of viral biocontrol for feral rabbit populations. * Author for correspondence RHDV pest...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... of community-based observers to collect data to monitor change. One review was scathing of the use of such observers and the worth of the data collected by them. The other five reviews acknowledged the problems of using data from community-based observers, however, they also accepted the benefits of using...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and accepted by the local community. Building community support for MPAs also involves taking into account the different systems of knowledge and views of the natural world that exist within the community. Science alone is not sufficient to convince communities of the need for MPAs or their value in achieving...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.050
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
..., research on uniquely Australian natural history and ecology may suffer because, despite its value for local conservation issues, such regional research is seldom accepted by the major journals in North America and Europe or by the growing number of Australian journals aspiring to an international profile...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of pilot products were tested in a real seafood market (Melbourne), where we found a high level of producer, reseller and consumer acceptance of the judgements and ratings. The use of ecologically-derived standards results in several outcomes that differ from those of other seafood assessment systems...