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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 193–200.
Published: 16 September 2014
.... Animal ethics animal science education animal welfare Animal Ethics Committee pedagogy Zoology Anon. 2009. Transforming Australia's Higher Education System. http://www.industry.gov.au/HigherEducation/Pages/Library%20Card/TransformingAusHigherED.aspx http://www.industry.gov.au...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 422–429.
Published: 01 June 2017
... influenced by modern educational fads which are pushed on the community largely by university education faculties . Professor Peter Ridd p.184 This dangerously misleading view demonstrates a limited understanding of the research of learning sciences (National Academies Press 2005). As scientists, we need...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.080
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... We compiled an extensive database of koala sightings from the community. The records of koala sightings which met conditions for reliability were used in conjunction with vegetation mapping by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife in the Georges River catchment to produce relative exploitation (RE...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 148–156.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The way to do this, of course, is through the media in the broadest sense and not just via elite science programmes geared to an educated audience. The second is the difficulty most scientists have when trying to communicate in simple language; many cannot communicate at all. There are reasons why...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 April 2021
... species cats rabbits swamp wallabies spotted-tailed quolls domestic dogs community-based surveys koalas meso-predator release scalp returns 2021 A Combining cameras and citizen science to define the distribution and behaviour of dingoes and foxes in New South Wales Daniel Lunney1,2,3, Indrie...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 438–448.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... httpsdoi.org/10.1007/s13280- 015-0712-2 Kragh, G. 2016. The motivations of volunteers in citizen science. Environmental Scientist, 25(2): 32-35. Merenlender, A. M., Crall, A. W., Drill, S., Prysby, M., Ballard, H. 2016. Evaluating environmental education, citizen science, and stewardship through naturalist...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 430–456.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Gary Opit ABSTRACT A citizen science project was begun on 11 February 1997 with a regular live-to-air wildlife talkback segment on ABC North Coast NSW Local Radio. Listeners were encouraged to phone in to report interesting observations. This public endeavour aimed to promote interest in wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 413–423.
Published: 03 October 2013
.... Communication between these related professions needs to be improved so that postgraduate education can be developed along these lines. Some suggestions for a new Australian model for teaching postgraduate fisheries science and conservation biology In our opinion there are ways to build a superior Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 548–553.
Published: 20 October 2011
... to work in environmental management, planning and health sciences. Undergraduate and postgraduate students participating in the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales' student workshops were asked to identify what they value in their tertiary education and how they would improve the experience...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 387–392.
Published: 14 October 2011
... hundreds of metres from the breeding ponds and a number of frogs have been observed sheltering in private Can the community contribute to conservation of the endangered Green and Golden Bell Frog at Port Kembla? Ross Goldingay School of Environmenatl Science & Management, Southern Cross University, Lismore...
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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 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.048
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... must be integrated with community education, sound policy and a commitment to act on research and monitoring outcomes. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 291–296.
Published: 14 October 2011
... no new populations of bell frogs were established. Education has been another key component of this program at Taronga Zoo, with school and community groups actively involved in releases, monitoring and habitat restoration. One outcome of this component was the creation of an interactive CD-ROM...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 369–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
... years BP dingoes have been companions of Aboriginal hunters (Corbet 1995) and incidental infection of dingoes from infected bats could also pose a health risk in Aboriginal communities. Australian fruitgrowers are another group that needs to be educated about the dangers of bat-borne disease. Many...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 1–13.
Published: 17 March 2014
... by personal interviews, invitations to the community to report local koala sightings and a literature search. This paper also identifies those planning considerations and constraints that exist within the shire which are relevant to koala preservation. Examples of planning instruments that can affect koala...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 383–430.
Published: 14 October 2011
... could put the material together into a persuasive argument to move the public sentiment from pest management to sustained yield. If it had been attempted 10-20 years earlier, Shepherd observed, it would have been unsuccessful because the science to support the proposition, the research driven by Graeme...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 12–18.
Published: 01 October 2020
... to Zoatrack.org. The platform is in its 8 th year and this paper presents a review of the platform’s user metrics and uptake by the research community. We also discuss the challenges in trying to sustain this type of research support facility and opportunities for the future. animal tracking bio-logging...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 236–248.
Published: 14 October 2011
... habitats on remediated lands. This paper presents an overview of the frog conservation and management program at Sydney Olympic Park from 1993 to 2006. It describes how legislation, science, policy, development and sport have, with the dedication of hundreds of people and the tenacity of the frog itself...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 888–894.
Published: 20 October 2011
... of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, 2006 Australia 4 Corresponding author. Email: trus3855@uni.sydney.edu.au A B ST R A C T Community based urban wildlife surveys are a two way exchange of information. They allow the researcher to gain information on urban wildlife living...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 108–118.
Published: 17 March 2014
... species are perceived as vital and integral resources, while ecologically, wild and feral mammals are still viewed as foreign and unwelcome. In comparison to areas with large endemic mammal faunas such as Australia, the science of mammalogy in New Zealand is primarily the synthesis of the study...