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Australian Zoologist (2015) 26 (1): 11–21.
Published: 25 January 2015
...J. F. Whitehouse With the establishment of the National Parks and Wildlife Service in New South Wales in 1967 a major programme commenced to establish a comprehensive reserve system for nature conservation as well as other purposes. As at 30 June, 1988 this system consisted of 68 National Parks...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 306–314.
Published: 17 March 2014
... conservation. It is argued that as they engage with the ideas, values and behaviours of urban residents, nature conservation professionals will be challenged to broaden their understanding of nature conservation and to question the present dominance of the goal of biodiversity conservation. Urban...
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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 (1990) 26 (2): 94–96.
Published: 01 June 1990
... of this paper. Rather I am com- menting as someone who needs a sustainable, cogent rationale for making practical decisions in this area. In New South Wales the neglect of a rigorous exami- nation of the rationale for nature conservation has, as the author points out, bedevilled policy makers and field...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 92–93.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Richard Mason © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 A National Parks Association viewpoint on "Conserving what"? Richard Mason Convenor, Reserves Committee, National Parks Association of New South Wales John Whitehouse seeks to raise debate on the criteria, especially...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 76–77.
Published: 01 June 1990
...R. L. Specht © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 Comment on Conserving What? - The basis for nature conservation reserves in New South Wales 1967-1988 R. L. Specht Botany Department, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4067 The intellectual climate within Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 83–84.
Published: 01 June 1990
.... Clearly there needs to be improved funding of these key programmes. There is also a requirement for better off-park conservation via incentive schemes (tax concessions and the like) to protect sig- nificant sites. In New South Wales it is essential that the Conservation Agreement legislation of 1987...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 93.
Published: 01 June 1990
... is needed in wildlife conservation in Australia today, Harry Recher has said it all in his keynote address to the A.C.1.U.C.N. Threatened Species Conference, 1989, published in the same issue of The Australian Zoologist. 1 endorse Recher's identification of the areas in most urgent need of protection in New...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 85–91.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Philip Reed © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 An historical perspective on: Conserving What?-The basis for nature conservation reserves in New South Wales 1967-1989 Philip Reed New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 1967, Hurstville, 2220 John...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.001
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., and the private forests consequently become the forgotten forests, even though all of it is habitat for forest fauna. One of the successes of the RFA process has been the development of reserve selection procedures. Yet, as necessary as the new reserves are to conserve forest fauna, they are not sufficient...
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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
... Despite being classified as one of the world's mega-diversity hotspots, the basic biology and ecology of most PNG forest vertebrate species are completely unknown, which hampers sound planning for conservation of PNG's forest fauna. Although almost 70% of PNG still retains its forest cover, PNG...
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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.2004.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... The CRA process culminated in the identification of areas to comprise a Comprehensive, Adequate and Representative system of reserves. Workshops with fauna experts were conducted to select habitat areas for reservation that aimed to conserve viable populations of priority species. Herpetofauna in two...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.888
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... is sketchy, conservation of forest invertebrates depends on maintaining overall forest integrity. Establishing biotic integrity indices that reflect essential ecosystem functioning, such as soil detritivore activity, may provide a useful tool for monitoring forest health. ...
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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.2004.988
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., which takes the older trees and shifts the age-class distribution to younger trees with fewer hollows. A looming threat is climate change. We need an expanded vision that looks beyond the paradigm of conserving special species ( e.g. threatened species) and selected spaces ( e.g . national parks...
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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.2004.086
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... of bushland and reserves. The Sooty Owl and the Masked Owl are restricted to a few such locations near Sydney, but both are more common in the wetter and the drier forests, respectively, of the Central Coast. The Barking Owl appears to be uncommon and of concern because this species is poorly conserved...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608565
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
Book Chapter
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
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.044
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... in the insect world, and this too adds a further facet to their conservation. Additionally, insect populations are often highly dynamic, with great vagility and population variability. Conservation of this complexity can only be done at the level of the landscape, so as to incorporate all the interactions...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.048
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... A workshop with 32 invited participants from most Australian state s and territories was held to assess the appropriateness of the criteria being employed under the New South Wales Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. Specific problems were identified with applying these and similar...