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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 383–430.
Published: 14 October 2011
... to a commercial harvest as the principal driver. Kangaroos have been variously represented in the debate as pests, a commercial resource, an iconic Australian symbol, and endangered species. In 1958, kangaroos narrowly survived a pastoralists' vote to list them as noxious animals. If it had passed, and been...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.032
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.040
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.038
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
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
... Scientists presenting inconvenient facts or ideas that run counter to commercial interests may place themselves at risk of legal action. Frivolous or even vexatious lawsuits are a recognized tool for silencing criticism of corporate or individual commercial interests, particularly where...
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
... species is unique in that it is also recognised as a horticultural pest, predominantly in coastal orchards of south-eastern Australia. In times of native resource (pollen, nectar and rainforest fruits) shortage, flying-foxes are known to utilise commercial fruit crops. As such, the species is affected...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... for wild-shot kangaroos as an alternative to conventional sheep grazing has much to offer the conservation of rangelands, but there are some who strongly oppose any commercial use of Australia's wildlife. Philosopher and animal rights activist Peter Singer asks us to “consider whether it is ethically...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... list was developed on the assumption that there was more conservation value in commercially breeding rare and endangered species as against abundant species. The list is not exhaustive and excludes several common species known to thrive as pets. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... wildlife from non native fauna; and involve the residential and commercial community in wildlife and wildlife habitat conservation and rehabilitation. On site works, as shown in the before and after photographs, carried out by council staff, contractors and council assisted volunteers, have resulted...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.050
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... fruits alongside commercial fruit production. This points to an overemphasis in management of the commercial aspects of flying-foxes, when other community perceptions are present. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.021
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... fertilizer application and oversowing with clovers. Since native grasslands are among the most heavily exploited habitats in Tasmania due to their commercial potential and long history of alienation, xanthorhoine moths are a sensitive barometer of management outcomes whether for biodiversity or sustainable...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... The commercial whale watching industry has experienced a rapid expansion in Australia in recent years, often outpacing regulatory development. While whale watching has the potential to provide a number of benefits to the community, industry and animals, these benefits come at the risk of over...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 784–800.
Published: 01 December 2018
... using two types of aircraft: fixed-wing and helicopters. The NSW Commercial Kangaroo Harvest Management Plan 2017–21 states that harvest quotas are set at between 15 and 17% of the estimated kangaroo populations. As an example of the scale and intensity of kangaroo distribution and harvesting in NSW...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... commenced its operations in 2006 specifically to deal with these threats. The IA CRC will focus on helping to solve invasive animal (vertebrate) pest problems through the development of commercial outputs, integrated strategies and business partnerships that bring together national and international skills...
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
... relating to where trees should be planted, and recommend that areas lacking commercial orchards could be targeted for spring plantings and that local decoy plantings should be avoided. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.054
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... religious groups that are hostile to science, a political or commercial stance that sees short-term gains in rejecting or undermining science, or a non-zoological understanding of animals that arrives at a philosophical position opposed to the study and management of wild animals. The extreme ‘animal rights...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.053
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... In the mid to late 19th century, New South Wales passed laws protecting from over-hunting just a few native bird and mammal species, despite scientists having documented the disappearance and decline of once-common species. As public concern grew over the decline of useful or commercially...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
...George R Wilson; Melanie Edwards ABSTRACT Millions of kangaroos are dying in 2018 but without good conservation outcomes. Populations are crashing in drought and contributing to land degradation. Non-commercial culling is increasing because landholders seek to stop kangaroos from competing...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 330–339.
Published: 17 March 2014
...D.J. Shelly Data obtained from two surveys conducted in the winters of 1966 and 1987 show that, for the study area, centred on the town of Murrundi in the Upper Hunter Valley of New South Wales, non-sex.based commercial shooting of the Eastern Grey Kangaroo Macropus giganteus did not greatly alter...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 301–305.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. Lundie-Jenkins; D. W. Hoolihan; G. W. Maag Four species of macropods are commercially harvested in Queensland, red kangaroos, eastern grey kangaroos, common wallaroos and whiptail wallabies, under the control of the Nature Conservation (Macropod Harvesting) Conservation Plan 1994. Queensland's...