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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.098
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The future of Australia’s forest fauna will depend, in large measure, on the quality of the research conducted and skill in communicating the findings. This book presents thoughtful and provocative chapters from a wide range of researchers across Australia. This chapter reviews the diverse...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1059
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The chapters in this edition of the Conservation of Australia's Forest Fauna show that there are serious limitations in our knowledge about forest fauna. The principles of ecologically sustainable forest management (ESFM) embody a vision that we are still endeavouring to articulate...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.104
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... This chapter is a response to Recher's call that, “somebody needs to pull together those common themes and come up with a common strategy for managing wildlife in the urban environment”. The diversity of chapters herein provided the editors with a rich source that lead into the web of current...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.025
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... of the endangered Leadbeater’s Possum is regarded as a test case for integrated conservation of wildlife and timber production in the state. This chapter examines the strengths and weaknesses of these approaches to the conservation of forest fauna. Research on forest fauna is in its infancy, and information...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.038
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
..., but take the intended heavy toll on the defendant, draining energy, time, and money. In this chapter we examine SLAPPs in regard to scientists' involvement in public commentary and provision of scientific information to government and the wider public. Are evidence-based science and the right to speak out...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.047
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... on universities to lift their performance in both teaching and research and there has been much talk of the research-teaching nexus. In this chapter we provide a case study as an example of how the authors have moved to integrate teaching and research in the face of fiscal adversity. We conclude that the outcomes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
..., the University's infrastructure, and open agricultural lands. The data presented in this chapter are opportunistic records of species recorded since the early 1990s. Based on these data, both taxa of protected invertebrates of the area, Cumberland Plain Land Snail Meridolum corneovirens and jewel beetles...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.043
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
.... In this chapter, we focus on three key challenges in developing a dynamic landscape approach to the study of arid-zone wildlife: (i) conceptualising landscape structure and dynamics; (ii) dealing with the problem of ecological scale and spatial autocorrelation; and (iii) the challenge of seasonal variability. We...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... In this chapter, our aim is to draw attention to common themes, look historically at the subject, and to consider the use of words, particularly “pest”, “abundant” and “overabundant”. One of the important points is to note that the word “pest” is a label that can categorise an animal in a way...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... if we fritter away this opportunity, an ethic that lies behind the diverse chapters in this book. The World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development noted that forests contain at least two-thirds of the earth's terrestrial species. This second edition of the Conservation of Australia's Forest...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This chapter explores recent developments in the management of Aboriginal values in forest environments. There is growing evidence that land managers have come to understand that the concept of Aboriginal heritage in NSW encompasses a range of issues and values which span the nature-culture...
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
... and not always desirable outcomes for land management and conservation. In some cases, legislation that is designed to protect biodiversity can create a confounding outcome and may contribute by its implementation, as a threatening process or create an inadequate conservation result. This chapter outlines some...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This chapter discusses the nutritional factors that determine the densities of arboreal folivores - principally the koala, greater glider, common ringtail possum and common brushtail possum - in eucalypt forests. We examine the subject on two scales. The first is a broad approach that relies...
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
... genetic analysis of field signs such as hair and faeces. In this chapter we describe and provide examples of them, and suggest ways to facilitate their increased use in Australian fauna conservation. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.914
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Conservation of Australian spiders has received scant attention to date. This chapter summarizes recent research on the biodiversity of spiders from the northern jarrah forest and their response to disturbance, in particular, the singular disturbances of burning or mining and the multiple...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.065
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... Vision statements and key action statements are primary and useful tools for threatened species recovery and threat abatement. In this chapter I provide a view of the necessary vision and key action statements. Listing a species or biological entity through threatened species legislation may...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.066
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... In this chapter we apply an ecological approach to considering the vertebrate species listed on the current schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. We do so in light of our knowledge of the threats that have impacted on the vertebrate fauna of NSW, but mainly...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... This chapter presents an overview of Conserving Marine Environments Out of sight, out of mind , and it provides a context for conserving Australia's marine environment by commenting on the Coasts and Oceans, Australia State of the Environment 2001 ( Theme Report ) then looks at the marine...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... their findings and apply them to a wider geographical region. The tragedy is that what should be a partnership has become a source of conflict. The aim in this chapter is to be provocative so we can fruitfully suggest positive ways of tackling the major environmental issues facing us all. In order to make any...