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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... remain poorly understood. Most research in the Darling District has been directed to disturbance ecology including mining, logging, fire and plant disease. Rehabilitation following bauxite mining and the dynamics and management of dieback disease caused by Phytophthora dnnamomi in the jarrah forest...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 79–94.
Published: 27 February 2023
... be a component in planning and approach to any research or monitoring. Hunting or gathering? A comparison of reptile survey techniques suggests the survey aims should direct the monitoring method A.S. Kutt1,2 and N.J. Colman3 1 School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, University of Melbourne,Victoria 3010...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 95–101.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is influenced by nest box size, shape and entrance dimensions. In this study the temperature and humidity patterns were recorded within six nest box designs that were exposed to direct sunshine. All were constructed of 19 mm plywood but varied in length by a factor of 2X, in volume by 3.5X and in entrance areas...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 413–423.
Published: 03 October 2013
... autodidactically or from their supervisors. We believe that such reliance on autodidactic approaches and supervisor direction are no longer adequate, and argue for compulsory coursework within doctoral programs. Currently, most specialised education in quantitative methods, advanced genetic techniques (including...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.027
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The direct impacts of logging on the arboreal, solitary brush-tailed phascogale were investigated in jarrah forest in south-western Australia. Individuals were monitored before, during and after logging in the Kingston Forest in 1995. The study was complicated by the effects of a drought...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... their effects can be beneficial. The positive effects of pests arise when they become deeply embedded in ecological communities and are involved in webs of direct and indirect interactions with other species. In this paper, I first outline the concepts of direct and indirect interactions, and then describe two...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.015
EISBN: 0959995145
..., the area in which the protection applies differs for each group. Permit and licence requirements for scientific research and ANPWS involvement in marine mammal research are outlined. Current legislative protection is directed at preventing the direct killing and capture of marine mammals but further...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.041
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... and abundance have been linked to the direct and indirect impacts of pastoralism. Grazing by livestock is the main “direct” impact of pastoral activity and has resulted in widespread changes in habitat structure and a decrease in primary productivity. The loss in primary productivity may have reduced...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.027
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... A bright green, socially just, high economic growth scenario is one of a number that are being developed to illustrate how forestry might be pursued within the context of ecologically sustainable development. The directions described in this scenario are hypothetical and are intended to provoke...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 276–280.
Published: 02 October 2023
... ) in suppressing Red Fox ( Vulpes vulpes ) populations in Australia has been investigated, with various data tending to show an inverse relationship between densities of the two species (e.g. Letnic et al. 2012; Johnson and VanDerWal 2009). There are very few examples in the literature where direct killing...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (2): 244–254.
Published: 07 September 2023
... photobleaching in two minutes of direct sun exposure, or a few hours when exposed to indoor lighting. The fleeting nature of porphyrins means that an accurate representation of pink-orange-red photoluminescence should not be expected in specimens that have been exposed to light, whether in life, post-mortem...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 170–172.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Mathew A. Vanderklift ABSTRACT There is incongruity between much of the research that is ostensibly directed at improving marine conservation outcomes, and the effort that is actually needed to generate better outcomes. I argue that this is partly due to inadequate critique of basic assumptions...
Journal Articles
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.061
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... the conservation status of herpetofauna in Queensland suggest that there is an increasing number of species requiring conservation action and the likely direction of the new Nature Conservation Regulation as it relates to recreational herpetology is discussed. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 386–461.
Published: 20 May 2022
...) as of conservation concern and 7 species (23%) as near threatened due to direct impacts of the 2019/2020 megafires. However, the paucity of occurrence records for many species and our limited knowledge of their ecology hampers a more detailed assessment of the potential fire impacts on many species, including...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 326–351.
Published: 20 May 2022
... resistance to wildfire as “exaptations”, it remains unknown to what extent they protect populations from predicted hotter and drier climates. Our predictions should be tested by obtaining direct measures of the thermal and moisture buffering capacities of micro-refuges, along with the continued monitoring...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Although questionnaire responses and direct feedback from residents showed that a substantial proportion of residents from a Port Macquarie retirement community found local peri-urban kangaroos to be ‘too close for comfort’, most participants indicated a preference for kangaroos remaining...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 752–769.
Published: 02 March 2022
... residents occurred due to different perspectives on the impact of the flying-foxes and when some residents repeatedly used noise to disturb flying-foxes, causing knock-on effects for other residents. Council and DPIE responded both indirectly through conversations and directly through issuing directives...