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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
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 387–392.
Published: 14 October 2011
... would require the involvement of a community-based co-ordinator. Green and Golden Bell Frog community monitoring Coomaditchy Lagoon DEC (Department of Environment & Conservation) 2005. Green and golden bell frog Litoria aurea (Lesson 1829): Draft Recovery Plan. Department...
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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...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Surveys of microbat communities in several regions of Western Australia have revealed a diversity-productivity model of community structure in which co-occurring species occupy different foraging niches, but environmental factors influence turnover in species composition across landscapes...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.017
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... A milestone in community participation in environmental management in New South Wales was the introduction of the Catchment Management Act 1989. To oversee the strategic planning and implementation of natural resource management, the Act provided for a network of committees across the State...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.019
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... of coastal biodiversity. This biodiversity is patchy from place to place and variable from time to time in interactive and unpredictable ways. Conserving this biodiversity depends on throwing away old-fashioned, irrelevant ideas (such as the balance of nature) and recognising ecological realism. Community...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.020
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... for distinguishing optimal management solutions. In contrast, it is argued that community-based conservation is not guided by any evident paradigm; actions can be grouped instead into different themes that have been labelled here as reactive, interactive, proactive and opportunistic. Because research can address...
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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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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... satisfactory progress towards a more sustainable future, we need to acknowledge the clashes of paradigms that exist in society and among community conservation groups and research-based conservation endeavours, and attempt to resolve them. One of the tools that helps us see the world more clearly and offers...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.012
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
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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
... conservation outcomes for marine biological systems. The paper briefly summarizes the work of the Marine and Coastal Community Network since its inception. It emphasizes the need to develop strategically targeted communication strategies based on market research to advance invertebrate conservation. It also...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to conservation. We also believe that the planning process we developed can be used by local communities (with minor alterations) to undertake sustainable land and resource-use planning that can achieve broad scale conservation outcomes that do not necessarily result in the establishment of protected areas. While...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.061
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... We examine the nature and extent of listings of endangered ecological communities (EECs) under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 ( TSC Act ), including the role of endangered ecological communities in conservation from the landscape to species level. We ask how well...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Typically, reserve selection is based on representative community types classified primarily by vegetation. Whether they contain representative faunal communities has been little tested. The distribution and abundance of carabid beetles from 41 sites, representing a range of plant community...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.004
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... This scientist is grumpy with his scientific colleagues and the conservation agenda driven by green groups. Scientists are too conservative and lack the skills to communicate effectively with the community. Scientists need to assume moral responsibility for the application of their science...
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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...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.050
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of order, the impacts were only of short duration, with post logging communities resembling those of undisturbed sites after 10 months. Similarly, the impacts of logging on Araneae, Blattodea and Orthoptera assemblages were also only of a short duration. Logged sites followed the same seasonal patterns...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... the slow acquisition of knowledge of invertebrates in Australia, it is argued that listing of invertebrates is suitable only for “iconic” species in order to raise community awareness. A more effective avenue is the conservation of habitats or communities for invertebrates as well as the implementation...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.021
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... that the role of Australian scientists in conservation has dwindled to the point that the community is demanding answers and information and few scientists take the challenge of finding the solutions. In fact the community is now teaming up with government and finding answers, answers that aren't necessarily...