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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 464–476.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Peter JS Fleming; Guy Ballard ABSTRACT Anthropocentrism, where humans are central, is a natural human viewpoint, but a threat to objective ecological study. Human population, resource use and resource expectations are expanding, turning our ecological footprint into a deep rut. We believe...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... There are two philosophies about relationships between humans and nature, anthropocentric and ecocentric. Societies holding an anthropocentric view consider humans and nature to be separate. In contrast, societies with an ecocentric philosophy view humans as an integral part of nature...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.004
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... and not allow multinationals and politicians dictate science policy or interfere with the communication of science. This requires fundamental changes in science education in Australia. The conservation agenda is anthropocentric with too much emphasis on conservation reserves for human recreation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.006
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Conservation of the other 99% is usually best served by the preservation of whole communities rather than of treasured species. Setting priorities for habitat preservation requires development of theory beyond anthropocentrism. A starting point comes from treating the coding DNA of the world’s...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 39–42.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to this anthropocentric want. In this side dish of dingo. Admittedly, it s a rather grim image for way meat eaters consume animal bodies directly, but also a non-meat eater to contemplate. But, as I explain here, indirectly; and alongside this consumption of animal bodies the eating of sheep also brings...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 488.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., UNE, G. Koertner, G., Ballard, P. Fleming and K.Vernes) The saga of hybrid speciation: are we barking up the wrong tree? (Brad Purcell, University of Western Sydney) Man* is the apex animal: anthropocentrism as a dionysian sword (Peter Fleming, and Guy Ballard, DPI) Controlling the quick brown...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 261–266.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., but offer a new perspective and posit that Homo sapiens is the apex animal: anthropocentrism as a Dionysian sword. Fleming and Ballard state that they believe that, while many studies deal with the consequences of human effects on ecosystems, the outcomes are viewed as if humans were observers rather than...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 28–36.
Published: 17 March 2014
... management principles set down in the Act, however, reinforce the existing conflict between December 1992 Australian Zoologist, Vol. ZE(1-4 ) 33 preservation of wilderness areas for biocentric reasons, and preservation for anthropocentric purposes. According to Section 9 of the Wilderness Act 1987...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 July 2020
... in principle, but support killing dingoes where justification for doing so is provided. This suggestion is supported by low public approval of taking no action in managing dingoes. Utilitarian and anthropocentric values are linked with public attitudes towards wildlife management (Teel and Manfredo 2010...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 5–12.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in the semi-arid high country of the South Island, New Zealand. Wildlife Research 23, 93-97. Norton, B.G. 1984 Environmental ethics and weak anthropocentrism. Environmental Ethics 6, 131-148. Pimentel, D., Zuniga, R. and Morrison, D. 2005 Update on the environmental and economic costs associated with alien...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... and ecological systems as uni- or bi-directional; (2) whether the framework takes an anthropocentric or an ecocentric perspective on the ecological system; and (3) whether the framework is action-oriented or analysis- oriented. Following this approach, we characterise the dingo-pastoralist SES as uni-directional...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 257–271.
Published: 01 January 2018
... on nature conservation in New South Wales. Emotion and Ideology Almost everyone I ve met who is a member of a conservation group or is a natural resource manager is passionate about the environment and the imperative of protecting nature. Almost all, however, are anthropocentric in these views and dogmatic...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 233–246.
Published: 17 March 2014
...+on+feral+horse+management+in+national+parks+and+reserves http://www3.environment.nsw.gov.au/npws.nsf/Content/English+Reports+on+feral+horse+management+in+national+parks+and+reserves Flores, A. and Clark, T.W. 2001. Finding common ground in biological conservation: Beyond the anthropocentric vs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 322–331.
Published: 17 March 2014
... these situations to non-human nature alone. We are involved whether we like it or not. Neither does the recognition of the anthropocentric and plastic nature of categories such as extinction or even species conveniently free us from a degree of duty of care for our co-inhabitants of the planet. Extinction...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 28–38.
Published: 04 October 2011
... or concerned with rights and protection of animals. He also found them more anthropocentric: 30 2009AustralianZoologist volume 35 (1) Loveridge These results were somewhat surprising, perhaps due to our society s idealization of young children s perceptions of animals. The tendency is to believe that young...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608558
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 430–456.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the environment. Dunlap and Van Liere proposed in their paper, the new environmental paradigm (1978), in the Journal of Environmental Education, that the source of the earth s ecological problems due to the anthropocentric worldview could be challenged by a new environmental paradigm, in which individuals believe...
Book
Book Cover Image
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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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327212
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.7882/EMP.1998
EISBN: 0-9586085-0-4