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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.2013.007
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... Biodiversity conservation science and policy largely ignores the majority of species: the microbes and invertebrates. This biodiversity contains most genetic, metabolic and chemical diversity on Earth and underpins a wide variety of ecosystem services, an unexpected diversity of major industries...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.016
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of conservation outcomes and assessments conducted by Governments via bureaucratic processes. Increased involvement by independent scientists in an active and direct way into the political process is also required to lessen the divide between science and politics into the future. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 336–339.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Toss Gascoigne; Jenni Metcalfe Julian Cribb, former science writer for The Australian newspaper, claimed that scientists had let Australia down because they have not told the people what they are doing: Scientists have been so wrapped up in their work and their discoveries, they have...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.037
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... The theory of evolution by natural selection is the central organising principle of all science of life and, according to Daniel Dennet, it is “the most important idea anyone ever had”. Yet its broader significance in understanding human affairs is threatened by attacks from the right...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ian Wallis ABSTRACT Search the internet using “vegetarianism and environment” and you will find several articles by prominent people espousing the view that vegetarianism is bad for the environment. One of the recent articles on the subject by Professor Mike Archer entitled “Ordering the vegetarian...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 408–413.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... Tasmania, Australia. Application of field and diagnostic methods for chytridiomycosis in Tasmanian frogs Pickard, C.R. and Towns, D.R. 1988. Atlas of the amphibians and reptiles of New Zealand. Science and Research Directorate, Dept. of Conservation. Wellington, New Zealand. 59pp. Atlas...
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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.2012.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 217–223.
Published: 17 March 2014
... tackled ecological issues and mostly without a quantitative approach utilizing statistical analyses. I therefore conclude that the science in EISs is rather more rudimentary than the standard seen in ecological journals. Here I outline the genesis of problems with how science is used in environmental...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 103–113.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., or the animals displaced by invaders. Wasteful practices give conservation a bad name. Better ‘metaphors for environmental sustainability’ (Larson, 2011) can lead to better outcomes for the environment and for those who care for it. The task of conservation demands more than science: it is rewarding for many...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 329–374.
Published: 01 June 2017
... but in taking advantage of the new understanding. Does this mean that there are no dangerous ideas, merely constructive ones and that the underlying premise of the forum was flawed? I would suggest that there are indeed dangerous ideas which fall into various non-exclusive categories: bad science...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 261–266.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., and Chinese whispers amplify the myth, then we go from trivial bad science to something worse. But at the same time, ignoring information provided by the community can lead to scientist ignoring relevant information (Predavec et al. 2016). 1 httplegal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/ Thematic+Apperception...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 318–328.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of the Biblical narrative (being) so greatly in need of interpretation on the basis of its own content The conclusion is that religious students who know more theology are more likely to accommodate evolution (Jackson 2007; Jones 2007), or even to view creationist positions as bad science and bad theology...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 36–40.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and the Pacific of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (p 32). https www.ipbes.net/sites/default/files/downloads/spm_asia_pacific_ unedited_advance_28march2018_1.pdf Kunnas J. 2017. Storytelling: From the early Anthropocene to the good or the bad Anthropocene...
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
... more often than they have been bad. Superimposed on this is the episodic nature of major ecological changes, with naturally occurring floods and fires shaping the landform and distribution of vegetation communities, in addition to the more subtle successional changes. Spatial heterogeneity is another...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 414–421.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of talking is not simply bad science, it s also bad theology, to actually about biology education and the ideas that have just 414 AustralZiaoonlogist volume 38 (3) 2017 This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology Dangerous Ideas in Zoology: Plenary Session...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 375–378.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Thom van Dooren; Deborah Bird Rose ABSTRACT This paper takes a critical perspective on the emerging prospect of ‘de-extinction’ as a response to the current period of massive biodiversity loss. Drawing on our own humanities and social sciences research into the complex cultural contexts in which...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 433–437.
Published: 01 May 2020
... drones to monitor large and complex breeding bird colonies (Mitchell Lyons, University of NSW) Sniffing solutions to enhance koala conservation (Romane Cristescu et al. University of the Sunshine Coast) Collect, connect, upscale: revolutionising the uptake of citizen science in bird research...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
... very contentious especially with fishing stakeholders. We researched the causes of these issues by examining the experience of implementation of the Batemans Marine Park in New South Wales, Australia. While MPA selection and management need to be based on rigorous science, a commensurate level...
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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 (2014) 32 (2): 298–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
... issues involving the transmission, or possibility of transmission, of serious viral diseases by these large bats. Such issues require informed public discussion. It is the joint responsibility of science/medical professionals and journalists to ensure that such discussion occurs. Australian Bat...