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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.027
EISBN: 9780958608503
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 182–198.
Published: 31 August 2022
...Michelle Ward; James E.M. Watson; Aaron Greenville; Golo Maurer; Stephanie Todd; William Geary; Ayesha Tulloch ABSTRACT The 2019/20 wildfire season was devastating for Australia’s biodiversity and unprecedented in its extent and severity, yet the consequences for sites important for biodiversity...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 514–533.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Matt W. Hayward; Stephan Chalup; Jamil Khan; Alex Callen; Kaya Klop-Toker; Andrea Griffin ABSTRACT Conservation managers cannot manage what they don’t know about, yet our existing biodiversity monitoring is idiosyncratic and small in scale. One of Australia’s commitments to the Convention...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... Glider ( Petauroides volans ). Ecosystem collapse long-term monitoring hollow-bearing trees wildfire logging biodiversity conservation Leadbeater’s Possum forest policy Ten years on a decade of intensive biodiversity research after the 2009 Black Saturday wildfires in Victoria s Mountain...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 468–476.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Corey T. Callaghan; John H. Wilshire; John M. Martin; Richard E. Major; Mitchell B. Lyons; Richard T. Kingsford ABSTRACT Urbanisation is altering local flora and fauna, but urban greenspaces can provide refugia for a variety of taxa. However, we often lack basic biodiversity information (e.g...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 188–193.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... Marine Protected Area marine biodiversity ecosystem management larval distribution water column primary productivity life strategies 188 2017 Introduction In 1988, IUCN Resolution 17/38 on protection of the coastal and marine environment called for protection, restoration, wise use...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Michelle Voyer; William Gladstone ABSTRACT Marine protected areas (MPAs) are one approach, amongst many, for the protection of marine biodiversity. Although proven to be effective at protecting biodiversity and to be supported by local and wider communities, the implementation of some MPAs has been...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 194–206.
Published: 01 January 2018
...V.J. Cole; P.A. Hutchings; P.M. Ross ABSTRACT Loss of habitat is considered to be one of the major threats to biodiversity. This is of concern because habitats created by bioengineering species support and enhance local biodiversity. The present study investigated the abundance and distribution...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 395–407.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Shelley Burgin ABSTRACT The term ‘biodiversity’ emerged in the mid-1980s and quickly became sufficiently popular that it could have been viewed as a ‘new field of science’. The broader community has also embraced the term and, ultimately, it has become a proxy for species conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 477–487.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Daniel P Faith ABSTRACT Ecosystem services programs are rapidly increasing and are seen as a pathway for biodiversity conservation based on the attractive idea that quantified values of the ecosystem services of intact land may exceed any gains from conversion to intensive logging or other non...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... interest in our native birds and mammals, and more recently, reptiles and frogs. The shortfall in achieving the aspiration to conserve biodiversity is evident by examining both the Commonwealth and NSW governments' official State of the Environment reports. The rise of threatened species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 47–51.
Published: 17 March 2014
... following cultivation Aust. J. Soil Res. 17 343 53 BARNES, R. D., 1989. Diversity of organisms: How much do we know? American Zoologist 29: 1075-84. Diversity of organisms: How much do we know? American Zoologist 29 1075 84 BARROWCLOUGH, G. F., 1992. Systematics, biodiversity...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 1–2.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney; Lyndall Dawson; Bradley Law Commonwealth of Australia, 1996. The National Strategy for the Conservation of Australia's Biological Diversity. Commonwealth Department of Environment, Sport and Territories: Canberra. National Parks and Wildlife Service. 1999. NSW Biodiversity...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 3–5.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Hugh Possingham; Katriona Shea Biodiversity Conservation biology Decision theory Economics Lindenmayer, D. B. and Possingham, H. P., 1996. Ranking conservation and timber management options for Leadbeater's possum in south-eastern Australia using population viability analysis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 28–36.
Published: 17 March 2014
...L. E. Carter BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, 1992. A national Strategy for the Conservation of Australia's Biological Diversity. Canberra. BRADSEN, J., 1992. Biodiversity Legislation, Vegetation, Habitat. Environmental and Planning Law Journal 7: 175-80 (June 1992...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 1–2.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney EDITORIAL Communication skills and the debate on conserving biodiversity Biodiversity is now on the world stage. By failing to sign the Biodiversity Convention in Rio de Janeiro in June this year, US President George Bush helped focus the world spotlight on the importance...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 381–382.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: Mosman. Herpetology in Australia: a Diverse Discipline 1 414 EDITORIAL Lack of awareness and knowledge about biodiversity The New South Wales Slate of the Enuironmcnl report (EPA 1997) is chilling reading. The environmental damage and losses that it describes are great, our ability to assess...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 441–460.
Published: 19 September 2013
... habitat to illustrate the important intersection between forest restoration principles and the general principles for forest biodiversity conservation. Mountain Ash forests have been extensively modified through a century of intensive logging, recurrent wildfires and post-fire salvage logging...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 255–320.
Published: 14 March 2013
... diversity of habitats present. Not all parts of the harbour have been well sampled, however, and we highlight areas and habitats that should be prioritised for further biodiversity surveys. An Appendix is provided listing all species in the five groups of animals considered here. The present study...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Shelley Burgin The New South Wales Threatened Species Conservation Amendment (Biodiversity Banking) Bill 2006 was implemented to formalise the concept of biodiversity offsets. Its underpinning focus is to allow development in rapidly urbanising areas of the Sydney region and the coastal ribbon...