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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
..., it is then equitable that the whole community, which benefits from the protection of this animal, help the fruit grower cover the cost associated with the protection. There are several ways this could be accomplished: by funding research into methods by which GHFF can be deterred from damaging crops, by making...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 373–380.
Published: 04 June 2013
... research there need to be simple approaches to assess the costs and effectiveness of surveys that highlight where methods can be refocussed to address changing management aims. In this study we use data from a vertebrate fauna monitoring program to assess the extent to which the sampling has been effective...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... compile records to show that the total cost of this relocation attempt was at least $400,000 including 640 person-hours of effort. Flying-foxes made 23 attempts in those years to return to the original camp, although the frequency of attempts declined over time. Twelve other sites were used during...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... for netting becomes more acute. However, poor returns make it hard for the grower, especially the small-scale grower, to meet the cost of exclusion netting. Low interest loans that cover the cost of netting are available through the NSW government's Rural Assistance Scheme. However, the criteria for assessing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... landcare and related schemes are attempting to restore some of the loss of the natural values in agricultural areas. This can be extended to your own garden with surprising success, but there are costs. The costs and benefits are the subject of this paper. Costs range from being considered rather odd...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... involve observing dolphins and whales from land and boats, as well as swimming with or feeding them in controlled situations. However, while there are obvious benefits of cetacean ecotourism to local communities, there may be associated costs to the animals and their environment. Research is being...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.092
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The Silver Gull population in the Greater Melbourne Area has expanded dramatically in response to the availability of abundant anthropogenic foods. The activities of large numbers of gulls lead to a range of conflicts with human interests. These conflicts and examples of their economic costs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.042
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
...; the lack of basic infrastructure, i.e. roads, and the remoteness from major service centres means that vehicle and fuel costs are high. Increasingly, research funding is being directed to universities for postgraduate research projects, instead of more long-term, expensive projects in research centres...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... by private markets breaks down when confronted by public goods or goods with large externalities such as clean air, national defence and forest fauna. Cost-benefit analysis is a public decision-making mechanism designed to account for all of the economic values associated with a particular resource...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
...Julie Reeves; Scott Burnett; Elizabeth Brunton ABSTRACT Virtual wildlife fencing presents as a cost-effective measure for roadkill mitigation, which aids in reducing fragmentation of wildlife populations by facilitating safer movement of wildlife across the landscape. In this study, we conducted...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
...Ron Haering; Vanessa Wilson; Annie Zhuo; Peter Stathis ABSTRACT The views of veterinary professionals were surveyed to inform the New South Wales Government about the extent, cost and nature of services they provide to free-living native animals and their interactions with the volunteer wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
..., it also imposes great costs on ecosystems. Lands, waterways, the atmosphere and biodiversity are all greatly affected at both local and global scales. In fact, current human demands exceed Earth's renewable productive capacity, an inherently unsustainable situation. Consequently, achieving humanity's...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.045
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... proportion of the total bat fauna. Most importantly, pre-logging surveys yield little data on the effectiveness of prescriptions designed to minimise potential impacts of logging, yet their implementation represents an opportunity cost for considering other options. I suggest an alternative approach...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.048
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... research, monitoring and adaptive management. Vertebrate wildlife (mainly birds and mammals) has been a major focus of this review. The main strategic research questions concern the successional effects of logging, the relative merits and costs of integration or segregation and the appropriate scale...
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. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.009
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... of rehabilitation success. It presents evidence that invertebrates can provide a cost-effective means of generating information on the environmental status of minesites undergoing rehabilitation. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 January 2018
... into systematic conservation planning, and highlight challenges in traditional approaches for protected area designation for conserving nomads. Due to the spatio–temporal dynamism of nomadic species distributions, the projected costs of managing nomads across Australia using traditional, static, protected areas...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... of information to enhance members' understanding of the causal link between decisions and environmental outcomes and the incorporation of environmental costs and benefits in socio-economic evaluations of water use in coastal NSW. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 480–491.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Maragle State Forests. Hair tube trapping (1 170 large baps for an average of 18 nights each and costing 226 person hours) revealed the presence of nine species/genera. Swamp Wallabies Wallabia bicolor , were the most commonly detected species. Small mammal trapping in swampy environments of Bago...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 214–219.
Published: 11 November 2020
.... That advantage has outweighed occasional cases where a snake is fatally poisoned by consuming a toad. Thus, the overall impact of Cane Toads on Carpet Pythons (and likely, other predator species) is a balance between direct costs and indirect benefits. Negative impacts on individuals may not necessarily...