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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 364–372.
Published: 04 June 2013
.... Ellis, M., Drielsma, M., Mazzer, E., Baignet, E., 2007. Clearing, grazing and reservation, assessing regional impacts of vegetation management on the fauna of south western New South Wales. Pp 102-131 Animals of Arid Australia: Out on their Own, edited by C. Dickman, D. Lunney, and S. Burgin. Royal...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 431.
Published: 14 October 2011
... regional effects, especially 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 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
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.019
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... properties were removed to mitigate the issue. Ongoing impacts prompted council to clear vegetation from the fringes of the camp, creating a buffer area. These buffers provided physical separation but reportedly caused noise impacts to intensify during peak influxes of flying-foxes when animals appeared...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 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
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 337–344.
Published: 17 March 2014
... within forested habitats. The Green-thighed Frog may cope with some land disturbance, for example logging or partial clearing, but it appears likely this species has suffered historically from clearing and will continue to do so. Calling season conservation breeding sites Litoria...
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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 (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... woodlands that dominate northern Australia, very few records exist of this species and, as a consequence, nearly nothing is known about their natural history. Here, we present records of 19 Chameleon Dragons, detected during clearing activities of a small area of semi-arid woodland at Delamere Air Weapons...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... into neighbouring residential, recreational and industrial areas. Prior to this, impacts had been mitigated through vegetation clearing to create buffer zones and residential subsidies for mitigation equipment and services. The influx warranted additional measures such as a dispersal program and further vegetation...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 565–574.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and other disturbance events at which time the pair and their offspring were observed to exploit disturbed habitat and newly created forest edges in search of prey. Breeding activity was supported by an increased dietary focus on introduced rodents and other mammals displaced during habitat clearing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 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
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.034
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... responsible for its continuing decline, are reviewed. Loss of forest cover, principally from clearing for agriculture, has resulted in fragmentation and reduction in range of approximately 50%. Clear-fell logging rotation cycles appear to be too short to enable the regrowth forest to develop the habitat...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Denis A Saunders; Alison Doley ABSTRACT Koobabbie is a 7,173-ha cereal and sheep growing property in the northern wheatbelt of Western Australia. Unlike most wheatbelt properties that have been extensively cleared of native vegetation, Koobabbie retains 41% of its area under native vegetation...