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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 26–30.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Julia Bartrim ABSTRACT This paper explores the potential for a viable industry in Australia for the production of insects for human consumption. The findings are based on a literature survey of the current use of insects as a food resource globally, as well as on interviews conducted with various...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
.... Even these suggestions are far from revolutionary. A real revolution in nature conservation requires a change in national priorities from ones of increasing economic growth, resource consumption and population growth to becoming an ecologically sustainable society. Achieving ecological sustainability...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.012
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
.... This two-year study monitored the responses of a semi-arid terrestrial arthropod community to predator (wolf spiders and ants) and nutrient manipulations. Preliminary results from the first year of the experiment indicate variation in abiotic factors, and intraguild and non-consumptive interactions may...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
... conditions are increasing in most developed countries and also in some developing countries thus burdening health systems. Furthermore, in the time that the world's population has doubled, the consumption of meat has tripled. Large population studies associate high meat consumption with deleterious health...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 09 May 2022
... ground-dwelling invertebrates compared with the control, whereas the dietary diversity of R. fuscipes in the burnt site increased due to increased consumption of food groups such as grasses and ferns that otherwise were seldom eaten. The dietary diversity of all species was similar between the two sites...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 826–842.
Published: 20 October 2011
... the existence of this phenomenon and reports accounts from historical literature and from interviews with early rural residents of the region being: Twenty-six historical accounts of the poisoning of domestic cats ( Felis catus ) and dogs ( Canis lupus familiaris ) through consumption of the bones ( n =11...
Book Chapter
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
... consumption of resources. Humanity needs to share Earth with all other species regardless of those species economic benefits or costs. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 146–153.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., total grazing pressure. The implication was that kangaroo meat would be marketed for human consumption, relying on its low fat, high protein characteristics, making it a healthier alternative to traditional livestock. Eating wild meat is not a new idea; humans were hunter gatherers until the last 8–10...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 December 2017
... by cultural influences, and by advertising and marketing of food types and ‘fad diets’, especially when promoted by movie stars, sports heroes and the like. Being omnivores, animal meat will likely remain ‘on the table’ indefinitely, with consumption depending on availability, plus benefits and costs, whether...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 120–126.
Published: 01 December 2017
...; (c) a contribution to food quality; and (d) a way to preserve and celebrate cultural and dietary diversity. Dietary diversity and reduced greenhouse gas emissions per kilogram of animal-source food produced can be promoted through the consumption of all edible parts of the carcass, including highly...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 173–177.
Published: 21 March 2014
... for consumption. We determined the effect of raising striped marsh frog ( Limnodynastes peronii ) tadpoles in isolation by comparing larval growth, size at metamorphosis and jumping distance at metamorphosis between full siblings raised in isolation, at low density and at high density. As expected, tadpoles...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... individuals attracting higher densities of herbivores and preferential consumption of bleached tissues. This environmentally-mediated bleaching phenomenon appears to be the result of complex interactions between increasing ocean temperatures, host defences and pathogen virulence and has significant...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 681–684.
Published: 20 October 2011
... an Eastern Blue-tongued Lizard Tiliqua scincoides digging for fungi in a garden bed, which prompted us to examine the literature on the consumption of fungi by skinks. Our observation, together with a previous record of Tiliqua nigrolutea having consumed the fruiting bodies of truffle-like fungi (Webb...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 235–244.
Published: 14 October 2011
... . Oxygen consumption increased gradually during development in both species, peaking well before hatching (at approximately 80% of the incubation period in A. mississippiensis ). The RE of eggs at 30 °C and at peak O 2 was 0.74 in C. porosus and 0.70 in A. mississippiensis . In a typical mound nest of C...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 203–208.
Published: 10 October 2011
...; seven of these could be attributed to hypogeous (‘truffle-like’) ectomycorrhizal genera, and most others had spore morphologies suggestive of a hypogeous habit. This is the first report of consumption of ectomycorrhizal hypogeous fungi by the genus Thylogale , and as such, adds important new information...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... on sheep. Yet kangaroo meat is now sold legally for human consumption in all Australian States and is common on restaurant menus, while its export is rising steadily. Extensive aerial surveys have established the abundance of the three large kangaroo species and their resilience to harvesting. A small...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 13 July 2022
... sensitive tall shrub or small tree layer mostly killed. Full canopy scorch to partial canopy consumption, subcanopy fully scorched or consumed. Full canopy, subcanopy and understorey consumption. 2022 AuZstoraolilaongist C Laidlaw et al. such, it is not always possible to spatially delineate each vegetation...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., 845 Domino s, 780 McDonald s, 300 Hungry Jacks and 500 KFCs (BIS Shrapnel 2011). As we might expect, our increased consumption of convenience foods has spawned another, albeit much smaller movement ethical consumerism. Ethical consumers base their purchases on their personal beliefs. Thus, from...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 276–282.
Published: 14 October 2011
..., the cloacal bursae were found to account for 48% of total aquatic oxygen uptake, providing strong evidence that they are the primary site of aquatic respiration in E. albagula . Diving Reptile Bimodal Respiration Physiology Mary River Oxygen Consumption Metabolic Rate Bimodal Breathing...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 184–189.
Published: 10 October 2011
... and Climate Change, Sydney.(available at www.environment.nsw.gov.au; ARMCANZ 1997. Australian Standard for Hygienic Production of Game Meat for Human Consumption. Victoria, Australia, CSIRO Publishing. Australian Standard for Hygienic Production of Game Meat for Human Consumption Croft D. 2000...