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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.2012.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... This study scrutinized the reporting in the Sydney Morning Herald , a major NSW newspaper, in three periods between mid-2008 and early 2012, to examine Jay Rosen's clever question and answer: “What's the difference between climate science and climate journalism? The former is self-correcting...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 431.
Published: 14 October 2011
... while providing other ecological services such as biodiversity, clean air and water. However, we currently do not know to what extent such actions will modify temperature and rainfall patterns directly under global warming. This question requires urgent consideration to inform climate policies...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 190–202.
Published: 10 October 2011
... protection as part of ecologically sustainable development (ESD). Moreover, the management of beaches and linked adjacent ecosystems is becoming increasingly important because of their vulnerability to burgeoning human pressures including climate change. Although there are large uncertainties involved, some...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327250
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 822–825.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Policy and Programs Branch and Wildlife Group, Department of Environment Climate Change and Water, P.O. Box 1967, Hurstville, 1481. 3 Corresponding author: Professor Shelley Burgin, School of Natural Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, South Penrith Distribution Centre, Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 383–430.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Daniel Lunney This paper traces the post World War II debate over kangaroo management, and how the various parties have managed the issue to arrive at the current levels of kangaroo harvest, with particular reference to NSW and the transition of policy from culling kangaroos as an agricultural pest...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... policy and management attention, just as threatened species as a group have received special attention. The biological scores of a 1992 review of the status of all the native birds, mammals, frogs and reptiles in New South Wales were re-examined to identify the abundant species. Overabundant species...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
... significant threats to the biota include: changed fire regimes; exotic predators, diseases and herbivores; and drought and climate change. Conservation reserves in the region were originally chosen on aesthetic appeal, often aligning poorly to modern CAR (comprehensive, adequate and representative) criteria...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 381–403.
Published: 28 January 2014
... of boulderfield habitat. This population was distributed in scattered colonies within a modelled bioclimatic range of 444 km 2 of suitable climate, based on modelling of the then known southern Kosciuszko B. parvus population. However the notional extent of suitable climate has been greatly enlarged by the recent...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... construction of the Georges River Parkway and increasing urbanisation. Retaining a connection to other koala populations to the south is also important to conserving Campbelltown koalas. State Environmental Planning Policy Number 44 i.e. SEPP 44 (Koala Habitat Protection) requires two independent data sources...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... by control techniques employed by horticulturists to mitigate flying-fox damage, including shooting and netting. The NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change and the NSW Department of Primary Industries are working collaboratively to investigate flying-fox damage to commercial crops, quantify...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 544–547.
Published: 20 October 2011
... activities of the agency. Policy development is largely undertaken by policy officers who work throughout the organisation on subjects as diverse as radiation, contaminated lands, climate change and threatened species. All Commonwealth and State government agencies employ policy officers. While policy...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... However, legislative and policy changes in the early 1990s have largely reversed this situation. This review documents the changes in forest management that now require closer attention be given to the requirements of forest herpetofauna. We also provide an overview of research that contributes...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... between: (1) the severity of fires and logging history, (2) post-fire bird population recovery and long-term climate and short-term weather conditions, and (3) impacts on forest soils. The structure and landscape composition of the Mountain Ash ecosystem has been radically altered over the last century...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 559–567.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of researchers, environmental managers and policy-makers. Yet the current political and economic climates in Australia favour the allocation of research and environmental management funds to short- term projects. The Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Forum will present the findings of some long-term...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 470–477.
Published: 28 January 2014
...://www.nrw.qld.gov.au/vegetation/index.html http://www.nrw.qld.gov.au/vegetation/index.html DERM 2010. Report published in October 2010 by the Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management, Office of Climate Change. Accessed March 2011 on http://www.climatechange.qld.gov.au...
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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...
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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
... of ecological processes — and evaluate how attitudes and policies in Australia are addressing the problem here. Although animals in arid Australia show many similar adaptations to those of ecologically equivalent animals elsewhere, the taxonomic composition of Australia's desert fauna is unique. Some species...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 458–462.
Published: 20 October 2011
... reviewers for helpful comments. The views and conclusions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official policies, either expressed or implied, of the NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water. This work was funded by the Wetland Recovery Program...