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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.008
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.021
EISBN: 9780958608503
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 18 August 2021
... to identify (i) threats faced by the koala across Victoria and (ii) their perceptions on koala population trends and potential threat mitigation actions. Wildlife rehabilitators identified habitat loss, fragmentation, and degradation as the biggest threat to koalas, while vehicle collisions, heatwaves...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 205–213.
Published: 30 September 2020
... multiple databases, low data readiness, inadequate metadata and gaps in survey coverage. We conclude that while technical solutions for many of these issues do exist, the biggest challenge is to navigate the significant organisational, socio-cultural and resourcing contexts of those people doing...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 329–374.
Published: 01 June 2017
... discuss a number of examples of dangers from outside science where conclusions reached by practitioners in other in other disciplines may lead to confusion as to what the science says. In particular I present an extensive discussion of Gammage's Biggest Estate , suggesting that the evidence for universal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... predation; and the endangered population of long-nosed bandicoots Peramales nasuta , vulnerable to competition from black rats. Caging experiments using artificial seedling patches in recently burnt areas showed that rabbits or long-nosed bandicoots rather than black rats were the biggest grazing threat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... which is, in our opinion, being allocated by the community to the community without any obligation to involve research scientists. This matters because the NHT is by far the biggest pool of funding for a better environment for Australia in the 21st Century. The consequence is that the gap between...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 656–662.
Published: 01 June 2020
... role early humans played in the are available. And in Chapter 3 I came across another extinction of the megafauna in the late Quaternary, of those amusing anecdotes that Ian has scattered that Bill Gammage s The Biggest Estate on Earth: throughout the book: the case where a crowd of How Aborigines...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 214–219.
Published: 11 November 2020
... survey results; see Fig. 3). That conclusion runs counter to frequently-expressed opinions. For example, a Northern Territory government website speculates that the biggest threat posed to the NT carpet python is cane toads It is possible that soon cane toads will threaten the population of carpet...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 530–537.
Published: 20 October 2011
... be afraid to contact their former and current students, it will give you a much better idea of what you are in for, and possibly help with your career decisions. What were the jobs highlights? Perhaps the biggest highlight of being a postdoc is the intellectual independence, but this may be heavily...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 95–98.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the project! I don't know who got the biggest shock, Peter or me. Antartica! We'll freeze. All sorts of excuses raced around my head saying I'd better not go. Common sense told us it would be uncomfortable (perhaps even dangerous), but underneath there was this terrible sensation that this September 1989...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 127–129.
Published: 17 March 2014
... paperback editions 1994, 1997. Paul Adam s continual link to policy, public debate and biology also emerges in his book chapters, such as: Adam, P. (1998). Biodiversity the biggest of big pictures. In Lunney, D., Dawson, T. and Dickman, C. (eds.) Is the biodiversity tail wagging the zoological dog. Royal...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 801–808.
Published: 01 December 2018
... which empathise with your sensible obsession with anything fossil. worked. They discovered they were losing the world s biggest or most gigantic land rail and until somebody in MIKE ARCHER (University of NSW): I m shocked, Paul. New Zealand said, Hey, aren t there bones of this alpine animal down...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 487–491.
Published: 01 May 2020
... effective in getting a $7,000,000 overpass planned for the Mona Vale Road upgrade, and another $2,000,000 overpass planned, so that the connectivity remains between Garigal National Park and Ku-ring-Gai National Park. Our biggest problem has been what I asked Romane about - how do you effect change? We have...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 101–111.
Published: 17 March 2014
... State of the Environment Report stated that land clearing was the biggest threat to Australia s wildlife. That same year, the Coalition promised to reverse the loss of native vegetation in five years. That deadline elapsed with about a half a million hectares of bush still being cleared each year...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 36–40.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and law but they re quite willing to circumvent it if necessary. Such is the behaviour of civil society at large. And the biggest problem is civil society s view that the natural world is indeed a magic pudding, that can be cut repeatedly, with no restriction. This has been turned in popular parlance...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 417–420.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of which 1500 live at the Olympic site. The program to save the frog won Australia's biggest environmental award. The pages of the Ausnahn Zwlogist have added a considerable scientific underpinning for the conservation of this frog species. The image of this Olympic frog grows larger than life, and indeed...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 505–507.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... Many of the remnants were less than 75 km from Hobart, Tasmania's biggest city. Two of the three highest,priority renmants (furthest from any known collections) were within 25 km of the city centre. The largest data gaps in invertebrate recording were in areas where habitat fragmentation had created...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 397–408.
Published: 01 January 2018
... one of the biggest values of the into different areas and trying to manipulate it a little bit. small handkerchief parks is that they give people an Yes, there is definitely room to do that kind of thing. introduction to the bush and an appreciation of the animals there. And I think national parks...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 485–491.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the fire for the 8 species of animal that had the biggest variation in numbers over this period. Discussion Among the animals we were removing from the trench after the fire, there were marked increases in the number encountered of species that live within the spinifex or grass clumps. For the reptiles...