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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 505–517.
Published: 01 September 2017
...), the influence of public communication has not been fully considered. This article traces the depiction of the 2011 outbreak of Hendra virus in the Australian media by examining how both journalists and other actors framed the conflict. Recognition of framing influence and the media as an actor in its own right...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 245–247.
Published: 05 June 2014
... of habitat is needed for effective conservation and communication Michael J. Bamford & Michael C. Calver School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch Western Australia 6150 Correspondence to M. J. Bamford: bamford.consulting@iinet.net.au A BS TR A CT Habitat is often used ambiguously...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 1–2.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney EDITORIAL Communication skills and the debate on conserving biodiversity Biodiversity is now on the world stage. By failing to sign the Biodiversity Convention in Rio de Janeiro in June this year, US President George Bush helped focus the world spotlight on the importance...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 447–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
... by adult P. poliocephalus predominantly provide information about the arousal state of the emitter and occur in association with specific motor actions that enhance the meaning of the vocal signal. Animal behaviour discriminant analysis juvenile calls pteropus polkepholus vocal communication...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
...Michael Guppy; Anthony Overs; Sarah Guppy ABSTRACT The details of a breeding season have been investigated and described for many bird species and groups of species, but rarely for an entire breeding community. The collection of such data is the only way of quantifying the number of birds a habitat...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... from key conflict areas but also coincided with flying-fox numbers reducing as local blossom diminished. Ongoing community engagement played an important role in building community resilience to live with this threatened species, which is vital considering that Batemans Bay will likely continue...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 698–712.
Published: 01 December 2018
...A.W. White; S. Travers ABSTRACT The long-term impacts of mining on frog communities have received scant attention in published literature. This study presents a 38-year survey of two sites bordering a sand mine at Bridge Hill in the Myall Lakes National Park, New South Wales (NSW). Mining occurred...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 713–723.
Published: 01 December 2018
...). The justification for the creation of the national park was mostly due to the rich biodiversity and faunal significance demonstrated by the FATS' surveys (DECCW 2010). FATS continue to survey in Wallingat NP and to compile a record of changes in the frog communities over time. © 2018 Royal Zoological Society...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Coonabarabran in NSW, burning over 560 km 2 of the park and surrounding region (the Wambelong fire). The Wambelong fire affected Dunphy Lake, the only lake in the park. In this study, we assessed the post-fire aquatic animal community of the lake in March and September 2014. At the times of sampling the lake...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 105–116.
Published: 02 June 2014
... used this technology to investigate the nest predators of a woodland bird community in south-east Australia, for which nest predation averaged 59% per annum over four years. Despite the loss of more than 240 clutches or broods during this period, only one predation event was witnessed prior to the use...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 519–529.
Published: 17 March 2014
...-west Slopes are similar to those on the tablelands and inland slopes farther south, and require appropriate management to maintain avian diversity. Bird communities Remnant woodland Habitat complexity Species richness Barrett, G.W., Ford, H.A. and Recher, H.F. 1994. Conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 632–641.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Helen Otley A community-based survey was conducted to establish the current distribution of the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus in the Huon River catchment, southern Tasmania. The species was found to be common and sighted in waterbodies throughout the Huon River catchment. Fewer platypuses were...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 781–787.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Steve Sass; Gerry Swan; Brooke Marshall; Tim Browne; Nick Graham-Higgs Recent biodiversity surveys of the Barrier Ranges in far western New South Wales resulted in the discovery of an undescribed vegetation community dominated by spinifex grass growing on rocky ranges. Reptile surveys within...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 387–392.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Ross Goldingay Community groups can make significant contributions to threatened species recovery planning. I conducted two questionnaire surveys of the community bordering on Coomaditchy Lagoon, an important breeding site of the endangered Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea at Port Kembla...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 49–53.
Published: 01 June 1990
... process, they will need to be put into practice; this is beyond the resources of the agencies responsible for conservation and land management, which should act only as consultants to local communities who will need to carry out the work. Communication and education are vital in the process of developing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... In this paper we advocate community-based research, that is, the integration of community knowledge and support into research programs aimed at solving conservation problems. The rewards for researchers include obtaining an economical source of data, including historical information, access...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.038
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Data on the distribution of approximately 340 species of heterotrophic flagellates (protozoa) in 29 communities from sites around the world are summarized. We seek to minimize the impact of factors extrinsic to the actual distribution of organisms that may distort our perception...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608558
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.066
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Formal networks such as the Marine and Coastal Community Network (MCCN), the Threatened Species Network (TSN) and the Community Biodiversity Network (CBN) present both models and avenues for building partnerships between community organizations and scientific organizations to achieve better...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.024
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... The presentations given in this symposium have sought to examine the apparent clash between two worldviews or paradigms. In this paper, I begin by defining community-based research and examine the nature of two paradigms of science that seem to lay beneath the surface of any discussion...