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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 431.
Published: 14 October 2011
... in the tropics and sub-tropics. For Australia, historical clearing of native vegetation has recently been shown to be an important factor influencing the climate, especially eastern Australia (McAlpine et al. 2007). McAlpine et al. (2007) showed a statistically significant warming, especially during summer...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... in population densities where grazing has occurred. There has also been some fragmentation of populations in the south eastern parts of the study area in response to clearing for cropping. It is envisioned that the modelling will be used to predict the impacts of various landuse proposals for the region being...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.019
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The impacts on rainforest fauna of internal fragmentation caused by clearings for linear infrastructure such as roads, highways and powerlines have been examined in the tropical rainforests of the Wet Tropics in far north Queensland. The impacts include habitat loss through clearing and edge...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.034
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The impact of European settlement on the landscape and native plants and animals of New South Wales ha s been dramatic and largely detrimental. Between 1893 and 1921 alone, 25.7 million ha, or 32% of the State, were ringbarked and partially cleared. Much of the clearing occurred before...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 15–36.
Published: 02 February 2023
..., and colonies abandoning less productive habitats. Nests were spaced over a wide height range, but most were in the lower canopy of eucalypts. Nesting was not synchronous. Their decline can be attributed to the fragmentation and clearing of the most productive habitats in WA for agriculture and urban expansion...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the fauna of the grassy woodlands on the Cumberland Plain and Southern Tablelands. The most significant impacts followed the clearing and fragmentation of the vegetation for agriculture. Changed fire regimes, the naturalization of exotic plants and animals, and disease were also factors in the decline...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.041
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... This paper outlines a tree-planting scheme with the dual aim of conserving Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus and reducing damage to fruit crops. Grey-headed Flying-foxes experience resource bottlenecks during winter and spring because of past habitat clearing and the erratic...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
... you could do.” He claims that if we stop eating grazing animals and turn to a vegetarian diet then we will need to farm an additional area the size of Victoria plus Tasmania to meet our nutritional needs. Compared to rangeland grazing, clearing such large areas for crops means a loss of the vegetation...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 339–367.
Published: 03 November 2023
..., followed by rounds in 2019 and 2020. Each funding round was fully subscribed, totalling 76 grants for 39 recipient organisations. Compared to the first funding round, there was a progressive decline in grants for works involving vegetation removal to create and maintain cleared buffers in the second...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 220–231.
Published: 27 October 2023
...Michael Guppy; Peter Fullagar ABSTRACT The vocalisations of the Grey Shrikethrush are loud, clear, pleasing to the ear, and a stand-out feature of the bird song in areas in which they occur. However, data on these vocalisations in the literature are sparse, as are any attempts at either...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 281–286.
Published: 23 October 2023
...Harry F. Recher ABSTRACT Birds were removed after counting numbers along a creek reserve established when old growth eucalypt forest on the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales was cleared for pine plantations. Removal ceased after the number of individuals collected exceeded the number estimated...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Anne Kerle; David Goldney; Mike Fleming The Central West and Lachlan Catchments lie west of the Great Dividing Range in central NSW and have been subjected to extensive land clearing, grazing and agricultural pressures beginning in the 1820s. Many vertebrate species are known to have disappeared...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 446–461.
Published: 17 March 2014
... records, while changes over the past 30 years were mapped at a finer spatial resolution from aerial photography and satellite imagery. Periods of high economic growth and to lesser extents depression are linked to increased vegetation clearing. Fifty per cent of P. cinereus habitat has been lost since...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 534–560.
Published: 24 June 2022
...Isabella Howard; Jenna C. H. Ridley; Wade Blanchard; Kita R. Ashman; David B. Lindenmayer; Megan L. Head; Kara N. Youngentob ABSTRACT Nest boxes are often deployed in an attempt to offset the loss of natural tree hollows following landscape disturbance (e.g., land clearing, logging and wildfire...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.020
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The Mount Lofty Ranges and adjacent plains support an isolated woodland and open forest system that has been extensively cleared such that only 7% of the pre-European vegetation remains. The vegetation has been disproportionately cleared from the good quality agricultural land on lower...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.021
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Following two centuries of land clearing, the past two decades have seen growing efforts to reestablish forest on formerly-cleared sites. While the immediate goals of reforestation vary, there is also a widespread expectation that one of its effects will be an improvement in “biodiversity value...