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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 488.
Published: 01 June 2017
... © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology Dangerous Ideas in Zoology: Plenary session 3 Following the third and fourth sessions of the forum (the forum venue was evacuated due...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 308–317.
Published: 01 June 2017
... © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology Dangerous Ideas in Zoology: Plenary Session 1 Following the first session of the forum we held a question and answer session facilitated...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 414–421.
Published: 01 June 2017
... © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology Dangerous Ideas in Zoology: Plenary session 2 Following the second session of the forum we held a question and answer session facilitated...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 261–266.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Peter B. Banks; Daniel Lunney; Martin Predavec ABSTRACT Dangerous ideas are those that challenge the status quo , ignore political correctness or, if followed, lead to an unsettling series of consequences (Pinker 2006). As practising zoologists, our ongoing concern relates to the long-term survival...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 395–407.
Published: 01 June 2017
... single-species management species diversity community-driven ecological restoration koala conservation endangered species restoration 2017 395 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology Introduction...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 272–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... translocation Campbelltown Tarlo River National Park distribution low-density © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 272 2017 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology Introduction Political...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of New South Wales 2017 dangerous ideas endangered species extinct species native fauna NSW fauna protection laws threatened species Chaelundi State Forest NSW Land and Environment Court State of the Environment reports 2017 289 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 390–394.
Published: 01 June 2017
... renowned extinctions of iconic mammals and; (3) extinction, like death, is irreversible, meaning that extinct species hold a special martyr-like status as iconic consequences of the excesses of humans. We argue that de-extinction is a dangerous idea for conservation because it will undermine the value...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 329–374.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Paul Adam ABSTRACT Science thrives on ideas, and within its domain no idea is inherently dangerous. However, interpretations of science, and applications of misinterpretations in policies have potential to be dangerous to scientists, science itself, the broader society and the environment. I...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 408–413.
Published: 01 June 2017
... ideas can have dangerous consequences for science as some ideas may be unfairly favoured because of the apparent supporting literature. Here we trace a specific example—the impacts of black rats Rattus rattus on Australian islands—and demonstrate how ambiguous or incorrect citations may lead...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT To conserve all of our native fauna is a dangerous idea because it encompasses all the landscape, not just National Parks and Nature Reserves; all species, not just selected species such as charismatic vertebrates; it impacts on all decisions on the use of the land...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 145–147.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney; Lyndall Dawson EDITORIAL Cross-fertilization of ideas keeps zoology as a contemporary discipline The review by Geoff Williams (an entomologist) and Paul Adam (a botanist) of the pollination of Australian rainforest plants is both a thorough piece of science and a testament...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 477–487.
Published: 01 June 2017
...-conservation uses. However, I show that, even when all local biodiversity is protected whenever ecosystem services values create greater benefits from conservation compared to conversion, this may lead to poor outcomes for regional biodiversity conservation. I examine this dangerous idea by re-visiting early...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 318–328.
Published: 01 June 2017
... selection and other evolutionary mechanisms as threshold concepts that, once grasped, can transform students' interpretations of biology and possibly their world views. Mentioning creationism in the context of science education may be a dangerous idea, but what is worse - to establish some common ground...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 267–271.
Published: 01 June 2017
... more mathematical models, and that generality will flow from short-term studies. All of my observations may be incorrect but they might generate some useful discussion about dangerous ideas on where ecology is headed. population ecology community ecology conservation mathematical models...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., we are known for our relatively carefree attitude towards some of the world's most dangerous animals, including venomous snakes and spiders, as well as sharks. This has arisen largely because we are familiar with these species, understand the actual level of risk they pose and have some idea of how...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 422–429.
Published: 01 June 2017
... research science funding Australia science learning 422 2017 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology Introduction The current rhetoric used by research scientists and science communicators to persuade...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 lacto-ovo vegetarian omnivore protein requirement amino acid soybean 2017 379 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology It seems intuitive that ideas...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 430–456.
Published: 01 June 2017
... wildlife talkback citizen science identifiable species cryptozoology unidentifiable mammals psychological element eyewitness reliability physical evidence 430 2017 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 464–476.
Published: 01 June 2017
... apex predator climate change dingo ecosystem engineer fox livestock rabbit water 464 2017 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology Introduction King Dionysius II and Damocles had a deal. They would switch...