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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., were insufficient to stem the tide (Coman 2010; Munday 2017). Biological control of rabbits Tools were needed that would work at a landscape scale, and a self-disseminating lethal disease appeared to be the most Lethal biological control of rabbits the most powerful tools for landscape-scale...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 88–103.
Published: 17 March 2014
... United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (The Agreed Text of the Convention on Biological Diversity was adopted at a conference in Nairobi, 22 May, 1992. It was the result of about four years of work by an Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee sponsored by the United Nations...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 148–156.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Australia's terrestrial vertebrate fauna: extinction, conservation, management. Proc. Erol. Soc. Aust. 16: 287-301. Australia's terrestrial vertebrate fauna: extinction, conservation, management Proc. Erol. Soc. Aust. 16 287 301 Recher, H. F., 1993. The loss of biological diversity and landscape...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 213–216.
Published: 17 March 2014
... invertebrates in Australia. Endangered Species Unit, Australian Nature Conservation Agency: Canberra. An overview of the conservation status of non-marine invertebrates in Australia Aquatic millipedes in Australia: a biological enigma and a conservation saga F. J. Burrows1, D. F. Hales' and A. J...
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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.2013.014
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... Biological research has been dominated by focussed effort on few model species and recent commentaries further discourage broadening the range of study species. It is undeniable that we now have unprecedented detail of information on the genetic, molecular and cellular biology of model species...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.039
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... biological landscapes. Against the geo-historical background of the south-west Australian landscape, selected trapdoor spiders from the ten relictual genera are discussed in the context of five focal areas. It is suggested that the taxonomic relicts are biological anachronisms, some of which have persisted...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.013
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... variables and inter-site geographical separation. Results of this analysis are compared with those obtained from analyses of spatial turnover in species composition of vertebrates and vascular plants. Biological dissimilarity between sites is correlated with inter-site environmental differences for all...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Management of wildlife tourism is multi-faceted, requiring an understanding of the long-term biological impacts as well as the needs of tourists, industry and other stakeholders. Successful management for the sustainability of wildlife tourism is most likely to succeed under an adaptive...
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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.2012.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
..., in which case each species will respond directly to environmental factors; 2) dependent upon a set of biological interactions among species; or 3) of a combination of both environmental and biological factors. Our second point is that climate extremes will drive substantial change beyond any changes...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.018
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Evidence is presented that the Australian herpetological fauna almost certainly consists of numerous cryptic species complexes. It is argued that the sorting out of these complexes into biological species is a high priority for herpetological research in Australia. ...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.019
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... that these methods can assist greatly in the research and management of Australian forest fauna and, indeed, wildlife generally. GIS data bases used for research on forest fauna need to contain biological and physical information (e.g., climate, terrain, substrate) about forested landscapes that reflect the dominant...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and Emma M. BennettC A Terrestrial Ecosystems, 10 Houston Place, Mt Claremont, 6010, Australia B School of Biological Sciences, University of Western Australia, Stirling Hwy, Crawley, 6009,Australia C School of Biological Science, Monash University,Wellington Rd, Clayton 3800, Australia Conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Slade18, Stuart A. Mackenzie19 & Philip D. Taylor20 1 School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia 2 Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Australia 3 School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 4 Centre...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of the Adaptable Bat has dominated the agenda of biological assessments of the management, threat status and general biology of Australian bats for nearly 20 years. Perhaps the most significant lesson from the Adaptable Bat syndrome is that, like many issues in environmental management, the conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.070
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Invertebrate minibeasts have often been used as focal points for the creation of innovative classroom experiences. However, behind every successful classroom activity lies a good biological knowledge for trouble-shooting, knowledge of children’s cognitive abilities and a capacity for embedding...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 24 February 2021
... around towns (Barnett 1986; Reponen et al. 2014). The success of this feral population was perhaps What is a dingo origins, hybridisation and identity Kylie M Cairns1,2 1Centre for Ecosystem Science, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New...
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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.2012.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... Australia signed the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, and Federal, State and Territory governments have accepted the need to conserve and manage Australia's unique biodiversity. It is argued that high priority is given to protecting vertebrates, while invertebrates, which...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.028
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The challenges and opportunities to biological systematics that are discussed result from the need to provide information critical to knowledge-based and effective conservation of our flora and fauna, especially invertebrates . Topics covered include: the magnitude of the challenge in terms...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia. 3Division of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012, United States of America. 4 Australian Museum Research Institute, Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 449–463.
Published: 01 September 2018
... requirements. Calling behaviour of the Tasmanian Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae castanops Michael K. ToddAB, Rodney P. KavanaghCD, Phil BellAE and Sarah A. MunksABEF A University of Tasmania, School of Biological Sciences, Private Bag 5, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia B Cooperative Research Centre for Forestry...