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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.2013.007
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 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.002
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
.... The paper is intended to help biodiversity researchers generate valid and robust data. It will also be a valuable resource for managers, policy advisers and politicians who must assess the quality and therefore the usefulness of these invertebrate biodiversity data and the management recommendations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.048
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Water and its management has become one of the key environmental issues in Australia. Many of our arid zone rivers, particularly in the Murray-Darling Basin are severely affected by overextraction, impacting on floodplains and their biodiversity. The interaction between policy and science...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.058
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Many conservation and policy issues relating to invertebrates and biodiversity conservation focus on state lands, particularly Nature Reserves and National Parks. However, the main threats to biodiversity occur on private land. This paper principally deals with how the Threatened Species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... of International importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Ramsar Convention) 1971 and the Convention on Biological Diversity 1992. The legislative and policy response to implement these Conventions at both the Commonwealth and State and Territories levels are examined. The analysis reveals a number...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.032
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... modification on dispersal patterns to provide an understanding of potential threats to populations. 4/ Identification of populations, species and regions important for the conservation of evolutionary biodiversity. 5/ Detection, abundance estimation and population monitoring of rare or cryptic species via...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.043
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 47–51.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The Protista kingdom and its 45 phyla. BioSysteme 17: 87-126. The Protista kingdom and its 45 phyla BioSysteme 17 87 126 EHRLICH, P. R. AND WILSON, E. O., 1991. Biodiversity studies: Science and policy. Science 253: 758-62. Biodiversity studies: Science and policy Science 253 758 62...
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
... varius scintillans) Interim Recovery Plan. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Perth Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 2013. EPBC Act Policy Statement - Translocation of Listed Threatened Species - Assessment under Chapter 4 of the EPBC Act...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Most recently, I have participated in the writing and development of the National Forest Policy (early 1990s), the consequent Comprehensive Regional Assessments (CRAs), and the negotiations for the resultant Regional Forest Agreements (RFA). Finally, I have participated...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Taxonomy plays an important role in defining biodiversity and shaping conservation efforts. However, the biological species concept is a human construct and organisms that do not abide by the rules do not fit easily into conservation and policy frameworks. Organisms that are hybrids are one such example...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
... biodiversity conservation alongside traditional values such as timber production. Such a synthesis presents what Brennan (2004) called a wicked public policy problem, because the issues are seldom defined clearly and legitimate, but opposing, value systems clash. Nevertheless, successes are claimed (Hobbs...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 January 2018
.../ep_protected.htm Ardron, J., Rayfuse, R., K Gjerde, L. and Warner, R. 2014. The sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in ABNJ: What can be achieved using existing international agreements? Marine Policy 49: 98-108. BBNJ Working Group, Report of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 January 2018
... (such as biodiversity farming or payments for artificial water source and ephemeral wetland management), cross–boundary and cross– agency collaboration policies, and new legislative instruments. Accounting for the movements of nomadic species and incorporating new approaches to integrated land management will help...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 161–169.
Published: 01 January 2018
... “in nature's solutions, supported by public policy, incentives, tools and safeguards that help to halt biodiversity loss, mitigate and respond to climate change, reduce the risk and impact of disasters, improve food and water security, and promote human health and dignity”. The papers and plenary discussions...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 306–314.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Aidan Davison; Ben Ridder Interest in urban nature has grown rapidly over recent years in Australia, and not just amongst ecologists and conservationists. Policy makers, social scientists, community groups, the media and urban residents in general have also begun to think about, represent...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.053
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... In this paper we draw together a number of themes that have emerged in recent research on fauna and land use in arid environments. We also draw attention to the worldwide concern about desertification — the process that drives loss of biodiversity and productivity and the simplification...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.017
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Balancing the needs of conservation, industry and policy (regulation) is laden with complications for land managers and legal professionals. Designing legislation, a rigid system, to manage natural systems, which are in constant flux, imposes conflicting demands and can lead to unexpected...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 373–380.
Published: 04 June 2013
... monitoring costs relative to a defined output (Hughey et al. 2003). Accounting for the financial costs in context of the ecological outcomes of a project is becoming an increasing focus of current government biodiversity policy and investment (Morrison et al. 2010). In this study we use terrestrial fauna...