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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 88–103.
Published: 17 March 2014
... United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (The Agreed Text of the Convention on Biological Diversity was adopted at a conference in Nairobi, 22 May, 1992. It was the result of about four years of work by an Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee sponsored by the United Nations...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 421–431.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of vertebrates in relation to an extensive rainfall gradient and soil variation in the tropical savannas of the Northern Territory, Australia Journal of Tropical Ecology 15 381 98 A different fauna?: captures of vertebrates in a pipeline trench, compared with conventional survey techniques...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... This article examines Australia's implementation of a variety of international conventions dealing with marine conservation. The Conventions selected for case study are the Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) 1973, the Convention on Wetlands...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... with their conventional livestock. The kangaroo harvesting industry is declining and has been ineffective in reducing populations, partly due to animal rights campaigns. In recent years less than half the annual quota has been taken, and is currently only 20 %. Consequently, graziers are erecting kangaroo-proof fences...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... Australia signed the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, and Federal, State and Territory governments have accepted the need to conserve and manage Australia's unique biodiversity. It is argued that high priority is given to protecting vertebrates, while invertebrates, which...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.007
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... and, ironically, conventional conservation. Its exclusion, often explained by inadequate scientific technologies, is no longer tenable. On the other hand, its inclusion in biodiversity science and policy will: 1) enhance understanding of the processes and mechanics of ecosystem services, 2) place biodiversity...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 449–461.
Published: 01 May 2020
... science is largely attributed to technology and has resulted in citizen science now recognised as having the potential to augment and enhance traditional scientific research and monitoring. Citizen science can deliver a level of spatial granularity often not possible with conventional research...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 158–169.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and practical. This new equipment was tested for efficiency against a conventional, standard laboratory CO 2 euthanasia system using laboratory mice (8) and rats (6) that were due for euthanasia. No statistical difference was found between the two systems in the time taken for either species to succumb to CO 2...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... This short paper documents incidental records of S. murina detected using artificial shelter objects established during herpetofauna surveys in the Pilliga forest, in northern inland New South Wales, and discusses the potential value of this survey technique as a complement to conventional trapping methods...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... for wild-shot kangaroos as an alternative to conventional sheep grazing has much to offer the conservation of rangelands, but there are some who strongly oppose any commercial use of Australia's wildlife. Philosopher and animal rights activist Peter Singer asks us to “consider whether it is ethically...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.008
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... intervention and on the strategic research needed to bring knowledge of undescribed and recently described forms to a level at which appropriate assessment of their conservation status can be made. Agencies concerned with the conservation of these animals should consider dispensing with normal conventions...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
.... By contrast, the largest conventional jigsaw puzzle - the 4 × 2 m monster with 24,000 pieces that Eric Smith conquered in 179 days in 2008, is a fragment! The challenge for scientists is to convince those at the top and the rest of society that genotyping the bears in Montana is money well spent. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 251–264.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... Conventional assessment according to ‘ideal' criteria indicates that there are satisfactory levels of humaneness and cost-effectiveness in some or all situations where methods are currently used for broad-scale management of feral camels and their impacts. Based on the current potential to meet ‘ideal...
Book Chapter
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
... By signing the Rio Convention on environment and sustainable development, Australia has made a long-term commitment to the conservation of our unique flora and fauna. This includes the diverse, but often ignored small animals and plants living on and adjacent to our coasts. Many of these animals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998.022
EISBN: 9780958608503
... a commitment to further detailed research. Hence, although conventional approaches to conservation may be applied to certain relatively well-known invertebrate species, the pursuit of a greater understanding of the distribution and abundance of these organisms and the factors affecting them is a key...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) obliges all States Parties to protect and preserve the marine environment and to prevent, reduce and control marine pollution from all sources (Article 192 and 194(1 States Parties must also assess and monitor the impacts of planned activities and cooperate on a global...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 228–256.
Published: 01 January 2018
... to answer this question it is necessary to explore the concept of heritage and its development in Australia, the establishment of the World Heritage List and the constitutional consequences of Australia being a party to the World Heritage Convention. The concept of heritage Heritage is our inheritance...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 170–172.
Published: 01 January 2018
... conservation or restoration, recreation, improved sustainability of fisheries, research and provision of areas dedicated to traditional uses (Jones 2014). For example, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) set out a framework in which signatory nations committed to Establish a system of protected areas...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 52–56.
Published: 01 December 2017
... are removed, fundamental ecological processes may be affected (Nasi and Van Vliet 2011). Alternatives to this source of wild meat raise their own problems replacing those millions of tonnes of wild meat with conventional livestock production would involve a vast area of forest clearance. However, under...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 477–487.
Published: 01 June 2017
... biodiversity ecosystem services systematic conservation planning trade-offs conservation convention on biological diversity aichi targets IPBES 2017 477 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology Introduction...