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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 16–19.
Published: 17 March 2014
... RECHER, H., 1992. Ecology on Trial. Pp. 25-34 in Zoology in Court ed by D. Lunney, Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Mosman, NSW. Zoology in Court 25 34 The role of the Land and Environment Court in environmental impact assessment EIS f EIA Paul Stein (The Hon. Justice Paul Stein is a Judge...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
10.7882/ZIC.1992
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 608–630.
Published: 18 August 2022
... Stevens1 and David M Watson2* 1 9 Satinwood Court, Caves Beach NSW, 2281 2 Gulbali Institute, Charles Sturt University, PO Box 789, Albury NSW, 2640 * Corresponding author email: [email protected] The interacting effects of drought and fire on ecological communities are poorly understood. Long-term...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 55–57.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. F. Humphrey DAVERN V MESSELL, 1984. 155 CLR 21 at 42.2 HUMPHREY, G. F., 1992. Science in the Dock. In Press in Zoology in Court ed. D. Lunney, Royal Zool. Soc. NSW. MORLING, T. R., 1987. Royal Commission of Inquiry into Chamberlain Convictions, Report of the Commissioner...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 255–257.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Institute, 37 Geils Court, Deakin, ACT 2600 First let me express my sincere thanks to Charles Birch for agreeing to launch the book and to David Breakwater for agreeing to hold the launch in this book shop. I am sure most of us here find book shops almost irresistible, and for that reason often have...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 88–90.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Derived from Red Kangaroos T. Marshall and B. L. McIntyre Western Australian Department of Agriculture, Baron-Hay Court, South Perth, W A 6151 ABSTRACT Taste panel assessments were conducted to gain information on the eating quality of kangaroo meat. Meat, from six male and six female animals ranging...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 137–142.
Published: 07 February 2013
... (Serpentes: Pythonidae) Robert Porter1, John Weigel2, Richard Shine3* 1Livefoods Unlimited, 39 Luxton Court, Tallebudgera Valley, Queensland 4228, Australia 2Australian Reptile Park, Pacific Highway, Somersby, NSW 2250, Australia 3School of Biological Sciences A08, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 82–89.
Published: 04 October 2011
[email protected] 2 5 Bell Court, Encounter Bay, S.A. 5211, Australia. 3 Department for Environment and Heritage, PO Box 39, Kingscote, S.A. 5223, Australia. 4 La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic. 3083, Australia. 832009 AustralianZoologist volume 35 (1) Methods Counts and the colonies At the Seal Slide in 2003...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 36–40.
Published: 01 January 2019
... to the Albert being charged with disorderly conduct and taken to court. In court, the judge and the usher are distracted (playing cards), while trying to adjudicate on this matter. They are also eating the defendant, lubricated by generous swigs of port, and, unsurprisingly, cannot come to any decisions...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.001
..., it is not surprising that the court is better suited to the barrister’s style. For a zoologist, the lawyers’ day-to-day words, such as “affidavit”, “cross-examination”, “litigation” and “expert witness”, can be intimidating but, like all disciplines, the language of law can be learnt. However, words like “significant...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.003
... or embarrassment discourages many ecologists from testifying as experts. This reluctance to appear in court is based not only on the personal experience of ecologists, but is also a result of the way scientists are trained in Australian universities. In particular, the lack of appropriate training...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.039
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Orchardists have used electrified grids, which kill or injure flying-foxes, to “protect” fruit crops. In recent years legal challenges to this practice have been mounted on conservation and animal cruelty grounds. A 2001 Federal Court judgement prohibited use of one 6.4km grid because...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.007
... The dilemma that confronts biologists who are called on to give evidence in court is generally how to predict the impact of a development on a ecosystem. Biologists are expected to give definite responses, whereas they are trained to assess impacts on the basis of probability under certain...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 434–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mark Fitzgerald; Richard Shine ABSTRACT Carpet Pythons ( Morelia spilota ) exhibit substantial geographic variation not only in size and colour, but also in mating systems: reproductive males in some populations battle with their rivals, whereas courting males in other locations tolerate...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... in the conservation agenda, called ‘endangered species’ in NSW until 1995, is examined from the time the legal interpretation of endangered species became important in 1991with a decision by Justice Paul Stein of the NSW Land and Environment Court. Endangered species had captured both the legal and popular...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.038
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... and appear frequently in some jurisdictions but are not regularly discussed in scientific circles. Evidence from the US suggests that even the threat of such litigation can stifle public comment and change scientific monitoring and reporting practices. Cases identified as SLAPPs mostly fail in court...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... driven from within the industry itself and through public awareness and associated complaints. Court proceedings have also helped test the legislation and standards and identify shortcomings. In the future more research needs to be undertaken to identify specific requirements of different animal groups...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.057
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... are analysed and differences between legal and science based approaches are discussed. Issues arising from application of the concept of endangered ecological community are discussed in the light of the interpretations provided by the Court of Appeal. Listing is a means to an end, and not an end in itself...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.046
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... mitigation permits for the electrocution of flying-foxes on crops has been challenged in court and is rapidly becoming untenable for QPWS. Complaints regarding flying-fox camps in urban areas are primarily dealt with through public education and consultation. The movement of a flying-fox colony is only...