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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
10.7882/FS.2013.010
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... The first of the 2008 presidential debates between Senator John McCain and the now-president, Barack Obama, was held at the University of Mississippi on September 26, 2008. It was primarily about foreign policy and national security, which, by definition, included the global financial crisis...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., and then as a curative to address Australia's increasing biodiversity crisis. The paper examines this paradox, and the legacy of Australia's long-term pairing of toxicology and environmental management. The institutionalisation of poison describes the process whereby the use of poison has become normalised and supported...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... most of the common and widely distributed species of the more populous regions of Australia. The extent of this taxonomic crisis is not widely appreciated by mammalogists let alone the wider community. A significant proportion of existing bat research, including research relevant to conservation...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 321–331.
Published: 14 March 2013
... in 1970, and also the networks between national parks managers in Australia and in the United States in this period. The story speaks to the tensions between the national and global in the politics of biological diversity at a time when national parks were seen as the primary solution to a crisis...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
10.7882/FS.2013.021
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... In the plenary sessions of the Royal Zoological of NSW forum Science under siege: zoology under threat , Charles Krebs and Gordon Grigg expressed the view that scientists should speak up about the crisis in biodiversity. Indeed, they asserted that scientists should act as the ecological...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... benefited from the plantings of trees and shrubs to hold down the water table in the face of a rising salinity crisis. In late 2009, heatwaves killed an estimated 25% of the Gunnedah koala population. This foreshadows how increased climate variability will impact on koala populations. In 2008, chlamydiosis...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.002
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... of biodiversity in his grand vision of a wild landscape. Harry Recher's position is the most challenging. He remains concerned that these proposals do not address the fundamental problems of the land degradation crisis. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
..., the New South Wales government department with the responsibility for managing the Western Division, produced two reports concluding that the Western Division pastoral industry and the land resource supporting it were in crisis. Against the background of these official reviews, some contemporary writing...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 702–718.
Published: 24 January 2022
... (Figure 5). Has your view on the importance of wildlife rescue services changed as a result of the recent bushfire crisis? Almost 45 per cent (n=367) of survey respondents said they value wildlife rescue services more since the Black Summer bushfires (Figure 6). Just over 50 per cent (n=473...
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Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 12 April 2023
... Published: 12 April 2023 DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2023.011 The biggest global health crisis you ve never heard of Kofi Annan (2018) Introduction In 2011, the World Health Organisation (WHO) listed 17 diseases as prioritised neglected tropical diseases: (1) Buruli ulcer, (2) Chagas disease, (3...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 529–532.
Published: 17 March 2014
... warnings issued to the human race, warnings which have become ever more imperative. Osborn was writing of ecology Now ecology has assumed a wider meaning. The crisis [is] belatedly recognised as worldwide Man is forced to survey his role in ecological change . What is remarkable is the rapid shift from...
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Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 213–216.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in insect conservation. J. Aust. Ent. Soc. 30: 97-108. The “Doctor's Dilemma”, or ideals, attitudes and compromise in insect conservation J. Aust. Ent. Soc. 30 97 108 New, T. R., 1993. Angels on a pin: dimensions of the crisis in invertebrate conservation. An. Zool. 33: 623-30. Angels...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Domestic Product, i.e. wealth in dollars), become so great that the practice of biodiversity conservation becomes increasingly dangerous. Richard Kingsford (2013) phrases this point as a rhetorical question: Australia s biodiversity conservation crisis does anyone care? Many care, but despair over...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 477–487.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to zoology and conservation, but also ideas that are counter- intuitive and daring in challenging the status quo. My topic is conservation planning for biodiversity and ecosystem services. We are in a biodiversity crisis, documented by a continuing trend in the decline of biodiversity (Butchart et al. 2010...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 256–262.
Published: 05 June 2014
.... Townsville: Australian Centre for Tropical Freshwater Research, James Cook University. Cumberlidge, N., Ng, P.K.L., Yeo, C.J., Magalhaes, C., Campos, M.R., Alvarez, F., Naruse, T., Daniels, S.R., Esser, L.J., Attipoe, F.Y.K. 2009. Freshwater crabs and the biodiversity crisis: Importance, threats, status...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 979–982.
Published: 29 January 2012
..., Sydney Morning Herald, 14 August. Online: http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/stand-up-and-speak-up-for-animals-that-cannot-20110812-1iqu0.html Lindenmayer, D., 2007. On borrowed time: Australia's environmental crisis and what we must do about it. CSIRO Publishing, Canberra...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 290–294.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: the mirror of nature and culture Inglis, D. & R. Wilkie (eds) 2006.Animals and Society, Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences Series, Vols1-5. Routledge, London. Animals and Society 1-5 King, T. 2005. Crisis of meanings: Divergent experiences and perceptions of the marine environment...