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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.037
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... by religious fundamentalists and from the left by postmodernists, post-structuralists and others invested in the standard model of social sciences that emphasises culture as distinct from the biological substrate of minds and bodies. Evolution also faces threats from within when biologists themselves concede...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 26–30.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., I., Franklin, F. and Dunkel, F. 2015. The potential for entomophagy to address under- nutrition. Ecology and Food Nutrition 54: 200-208. DOI: 10.1080/03670244.2014.930032 Ramos-Elorduy, J. 2009. Anthropo-entomophagy: cultures, evolution and sustainability. Entomological Research 39: 271-288. DOI...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 318–328.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that evolution as understood by science occurs, but that God intervenes in the process. Theistic Evolutionism Accepts that evolution as understood by science occurs as the unfolding of a divine plan. Agnostic Evolutionism Holds that one cannot know if God was involved in evolution. Materialist Evolutionism...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of selective wildlife management. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 32(7): 518 530. httpdoi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2017.03.011 Trigger, D., Mulcock, J., Gaynor, A., and Toussaint, Y. 2008. Ecological restoration, cultural preferences and the negotiation of nativeness in Australia. Geoforum 39(3): 1273 1283. http...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 628–635.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of animal species and populations can be used to define biologically relevant units for conservation and harvesting (Carvalho and Hauser 1994; Ovenden et al. 2015). In aquaculture, broodstock collection plans that consider cultured species underlying genetic structure can contribute to protecting genetic...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 December 2017
... affected by inter-related, recent and rapid developments of agriculture, animal husbandry, technology, social living and culture. Consequently, the foraging environment in which humans evolved is long gone, and our foraging may not be well adapted to current circumstances. Human foraging is therefore...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 420–430.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... 1996. Population genetics meets behavioral ecology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 11: 338-342. Terkel, J. 1996. Cultural transmission of feeding behaviour in the black rat (Rattus rattus). Pp. 17-47 in Social Learning in Animals: The Roots of Culture, edited by C. M. Heyes and B. J. Galef. Academic...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 322–337.
Published: 24 February 2021
... to conserve them. © 2021 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2021 Dingo Dog domestication hybridisation evolution Canis dingo Canis familiaris nomenclature What is a dingo origins, hybridisation and identity Kylie M Cairns1,2 1Centre for Ecosystem Science, School of Biological...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 182–198.
Published: 31 August 2022
... Areas (KBAs). Australia has approximately 20% of its terrestrial extent protected in its National Reserve System, which includes over 13,500 protected areas. Many of these conservation areas are not only important for biodiversity (Watson et al. 2010; Kearney et al. 2020), but for cultural values...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 261–266.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to be dangerous in a world locked more into economic growth than an appreciation of our natural heritage and how to conserve it. © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 extinction science education heresy evolution ecological theory vegetarian 2017 261 Australian Zoologist volume...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 228–256.
Published: 01 January 2018
... something passed down from the past. In the context of human society, it can be biological (our genetic heritage), our environment (the geological and biological heritage), artefacts and structures from the past (art, crafts and the built environment and cultural landscapes), and the less tangible...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 358–366.
Published: 28 October 2021
... and morphologically different to close ancestors from south-east Asia, and this difference has a genetic basis indicative of evolution in Australia. There is abundant evidence that native prey species on mainland Australia recognise and respond to them as a dangerous predator, which they are. But there is strong...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): fmi–660.
Published: 28 October 2021
..., Smithsonian Institute, 11 Dec 2014 (pers. comm.) Within this cultural matrix, the dingo is redefined in a new context in exploration, place, cultural and ecological meaning. Here, the evolution of Western cosmology is giving ancient celestial narratives the opportunity to re-emerge. The valley on the Martian...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 755–768.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of Ecology, Environment and Evolution, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086 7Bio21 Institute, School of BioSciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010 8School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Science, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052 9CSIRO Land & Water Flagship, Ecosciences...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 385–387.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... 2000. Marine leech (Zeylanicobdella arugamensis) infestation in cultured orange-spotted grouper, Epinephelus coicodes. Aquaculture. 185: 191-196. Marine leech (Zeylanicobdella arugamensis) infestation in cultured orange-spotted grouper, Epinephelus coicodes Aquaculture 185 191 196 Dawson...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 414–421.
Published: 01 June 2017
... an understanding of what evolution might be is and so questions haven t been able to be asked, I really particularly disturbing, especially given those statistics would like to invite your questions in this plenary. So let s about people in teacher education courses. They re going dive straight in the deep end...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 576–580.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of the current flaws in science culture that hinder long-term ecological research and monitoring and, at the same time, develop and then strongly advocate for innovative funding models to ensure the maintenance of existing programs and the establishment of new long-term studies. © 2018 Royal Zoological Society...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 521–533.
Published: 02 February 2021
.... In this article, the successful management of such interactions is described through six key lessons learnt from over 20 years of adaptive management and its evolution into the current Fraser Island Dingo Conservation and Risk Management Strategy . These are (1) focus on people first, (2) understand local dingo...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 803–805.
Published: 07 December 2021
... collectors of our fossils. This makes fossils relevant in today s museum collections, not only as fossil specimens with intrinsic scientific data, but also as cultural relicts, part of our early settlement history and often particularly relevant both in cultural and tourism values to the the various regional...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 770–810.
Published: 16 March 2022
... a trajectory of change. Culturally, these changes include a shift in attitudes to the species from agricultural pest and popular native bird to a vilified, “overabundant” native species and nemesis of small woodland birds. Ecologically, changes have included an expansion in distribution and abundance of Noisy...