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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
... of the geographic patchiness of organisms. In our analyses, communities from similar geographic areas do not cluster together, but communities from similar habitats do cluster together. Our insights are constrained by under-reporting and species concepts, but we favour a mode l in which there are relatively few...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.046
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Environment Australia is responsible for national State of the Environment (SoE) reporting which provides ongoing, independent and scientifically-credible assessments of Australia’s environment to decision-maker s and the wider national an d international community . The first national SoE...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.018
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... that the lessons of their professional experience continue to go unheeded by the broader community, and that this increases their feeling of disillusionment. The paper examines the Australian Bureau of Statistics' report Measures of Australia's Progress in the context of the threats facing Australian fauna...
Book Chapter
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...
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
... in a marked improvement in the condition of our local vegetation, leading to tangible increases in habitat potential. Recent fauna surveys, including professional systematic and community opportunistic reports, have indicated both an increase in the population and diversity of local indigenous fauna. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.100
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... A community-based survey by 723 volunteers investigated the relationships between small birds, aggressive birds and garden vegetation. Seven species of small bird were targeted in the survey, and all seven species were less likely to be recorded from gardens in which Noisy Miners were present...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.007
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... of this approach for invertebrate conservation in managed forests. As invertebrates comprise the bulk of the biodiversity in these systems it is important that they are effectively incorporated into any proposed reporting scheme. This research shows that specific forest types and their growth stages do not support...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.098
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... with urbanisation. This study has highlighted the need for surveys of mammal communities that are stratified across the urban landscape to document the conservation status of species and provide the foundation for future state of the environment reporting. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.988
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., biodiversity assessments and the State of the Forest reports and urge that state and national commitments to research-oriented monitoring and long-term studies be taken up in a more determined fashion, along with a deeper engagement with forest history and community knowledge. One can look at either side...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.947
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... F orestcheck is a monitoring framework devised in 1999 to quantify, record, interpret and report on the status of key forest organisms, communities, and processes in response to both forest management activities and natural variation. Monitoring is treated in this initiative as a form...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of the Environment reporting. This model identifies three ecological constraints and eight pressures which act to endanger populations of the Spotted-tailed Quoll in north Queensland. Ten responses required by managers and the community to ameliorate these pressures and return the species to a secure conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.055
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... positive or positive attitude to ‘living near the flying-fox colony’ while 11% stated a negative attitude. Attitudes were influenced by the distance from the colony, with those living near the edge of the colony reporting the most negative attitudes to the flying-foxes. 88% of respondents had heard...
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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 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The objective of this study was to relate the spread of the human population of Sydney to the natural history of the koala population in Campbelltown on its south-western edge. The first ever report of a koala by Europeans was near Bargo, just south of Campbelltown in 1798, making...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 605–627.
Published: 01 June 2020
... incident reporting service, received 80,000 calls in 2017, of which only about 3000 were wildlife related (OEH unpublished data). The community has a strong expectation that the service provided by wildlife rehabilitation groups to sick or injured animals is valued and maintained (Byron et al. 2014). Given...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of aquatic vegetation communities in the Keratella javana and Rousseletia corniculata in Lake Werri Thirlmere Lakes, and other shallow lakes, contributing Berri as the first report of their occurrences from NSW to water quality changes (e.g. Scheffer 2001; Moorman et (Fig. 8). Notommata saccigera...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 5–19.
Published: 07 September 2012
... scientists should make more effort to set priorities and to inform reporting, recognising that the media influence the political agenda. If global warming is making Australia more disaster-prone (New York Times 30 September 2009), the consequences for wildlife need to be understood and widely communicated...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
... of free services and products was estimated to be $1,038,650. Reported average weekly animal caseload was about five with birds the most frequent patients. Cost of services was the main challenge faced by practices, followed by knowledge and skill of staff. Veterinarians and veterinary nurses considered...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The future of Australia’s forest fauna will depend, in large measure, on the quality of the research conducted and skill in communicating the findings. This book presents thoughtful and provocative chapters from a wide range of researchers across Australia. This chapter reviews the diverse...