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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.2013.010
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 477–487.
Published: 01 June 2017
... in challenging the status quo. My topic is conservation planning for biodiversity and ecosystem services. We are in a biodiversity crisis, documented by a continuing trend in the decline of biodiversity (Butchart et al. 2010). Conservation planning therefore is an area where dangerous ideas positive...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 47–51.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., and conservation biology. Pp. 121-43 in Systematics, ecology, and the biodiversity crisis ed by Eldredge. N. Columbia University Press: New York. Systematics, ecology, and the biodiversity crisis 121 43 BEATTIE, A., AULD, B., GREENSLADE, P., HARRINGTON, C., MAJER, J., MORTON, S" RECHER, H. AND WESCOBY, M...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., and then as a curative to address Australia's increasing biodiversity crisis. The paper examines this paradox, and the legacy of Australia's long-term pairing of toxicology and environmental management. The institutionalisation of poison describes the process whereby the use of poison has become normalised and supported...
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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): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... a glimpse, at the time of writing, of the severity of the extinction crisis, with 1 in 4 mammals, 1in 8 birds, more than 1 in 3 amphibians, and 1 in 3 corals facing extinction. Their view that the proportion of species threatened with extinction is one measure of human impacts on the world s biodiversity...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/0958608512
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 256–262.
Published: 05 June 2014
.... Townsville: Australian Centre for Tropical Freshwater Research, James Cook University. Cumberlidge, N., Ng, P.K.L., Yeo, C.J., Magalhaes, C., Campos, M.R., Alvarez, F., Naruse, T., Daniels, S.R., Esser, L.J., Attipoe, F.Y.K. 2009. Freshwater crabs and the biodiversity crisis: Importance, threats, status...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... have been identified in the NSW 2008 Koala Recovery Plan , the 2010 NSW Priorities for biodiversity adaptation to climate change and the 2009-14 National Koala Conservation and Management Strategy. The statements in the formal strategies and recovery plans identify a number of problems, two...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 217–222.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... Cumberlidge, N., Ng, P.K.L., Yeo, C.J., Magalhaes, C., Campos, M.R., Alvarez, F., Naruse, T., Daniels, S.R., Esser, L.J., Attipoe, F.Y.K. 2009. Freshwater crabs and the biodiversity crisis: Importance, threats, status, and conservation challenges. Biological Conservation 142: 1665-1673. DOI:10.1016/j. biocon...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 321–331.
Published: 14 March 2013
... in 1970, and also the networks between national parks managers in Australia and in the United States in this period. The story speaks to the tensions between the national and global in the politics of biological diversity at a time when national parks were seen as the primary solution to a crisis...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.021
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... In the plenary sessions of the Royal Zoological of NSW forum Science under siege: zoology under threat , Charles Krebs and Gordon Grigg expressed the view that scientists should speak up about the crisis in biodiversity. Indeed, they asserted that scientists should act as the ecological...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.002
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... of biodiversity in his grand vision of a wild landscape. Harry Recher's position is the most challenging. He remains concerned that these proposals do not address the fundamental problems of the land degradation crisis. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 5–12.
Published: 01 January 2019
...., Rauzon, M.J., Cowan, P.E. and Rocamora, G. 2016 Importance of lethal control of invasive predators for island conservation. Conserv Biol 30, 670-672. Scofield, R.P., Cullen, R. and Wang, M. 2011 Are predator- proof fences the answer to New Zealand s terrestrial faunal biodiversity crisis? New Zealand...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 203–206.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the biodiversity crisis, evaluated governments and appealed to all readers with clear images of a degraded paradise. He has employed understatement ( mucked things up , try harder spoken personally and softly ( if I were issuing the report card ) and made a statement that will speak to readers of both National...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 213–216.
Published: 17 March 2014
... conservation. J. Aust. Ent. Soc. 30: 97-108. The “Doctor's Dilemma”, or ideals, attitudes and compromise in insect conservation J. Aust. Ent. Soc. 30 97 108 New, T. R., 1993. Angels on a pin: dimensions of the crisis in invertebrate conservation. An. Zool. 33: 623-30. Angels on a pin: dimensions...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 March 2020
... vertebrate introduced pest species held responsible for the country s current and escalating biodiversity crisis. This historical review of aerial baiting presents compelling evidence that the dangers of this technology have been greatly underestimated. The long view of the history and science behind...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
... al., 2007). Australia is currently experiencing a biodiversity crisis, with 1,700 species and ecological communities listed as threatened with extinction (EPBC Act, 2016) The country holds the highest mammalian extinction rate in the world. The loss of cultural heritage is reflected in 90...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the pursuit of a higher GDP (Gross Domestic Product, i.e. wealth in dollars), become so great that the practice of biodiversity conservation becomes increasingly dangerous. Richard Kingsford (2013) phrases this point as a rhetorical question: Australia s biodiversity conservation crisis does anyone care...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 470–477.
Published: 28 January 2014
... Krockenberger, A.K., Kitching, R.L. and Turton, S.M. 2004.Environmental Crisis: Climate Change and Terrestrial Biodiversity in Queensland. Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Management. Rainforest CRC, Cairns. Limpus, C. and Lyon, B. 2012. Unpublished 1976 survey data provided...