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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 39–42.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Proc. Roy. Soc. Vic. 79: 371-91. Mammals of the Blandowski Expedition to northwestern Victoria, 1856-57 Proc. Roy. Soc. Vic. 79 371 91 A discussion of the large extinct rodents of Mootwingee National Park, western New South Wales Murray Ellis Royal Zoological Society, Mammal Section, P.O...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 71–77.
Published: 17 March 2014
... findings were made, including a southerly range extension of Semon's Leaf-nosed Bat Hippposideros semoni and a record of the Golden-tipped Bat Kerivoula papuensis in riparian vegetation in dry forest. A discussion on the value of employing a variety of techniques in a microchiropteran survey is presented...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
...’ brushtail possums be removed from their property; others simply remove the animals themselves, justifying their actions on the grounds that the animals ‘belong in the bush’, despite research showing that the survival rate of translocated possums is low. In this discussion paper, we briefly review...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.025
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.057
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 provides for the listing on schedules of threatened species, populations, ecological communities and of key threatening processes. The definitions of these concepts are discussed. The implicit component parts of the definition of species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The history of the transition of natural history from being at the centre of western science to the periphery is outlined. The development of a divide between amateurs and professionals is discussed as is the decline in nature study in school education. It is argued that understanding...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The discovery of the New South Wales molluscan fauna is discussed, from the discoveries of Cook's voyage at Botany Bay, up to the present day. The roles of the following workers are discussed: George French Angas, James Cox, John Brazier, Thomas Whitelegge, Charles Hedley, Joyce Allan, Tom...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.016
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... The concept of grumpiness is discussed, and I suggest that matters of concern to scientists range from the everyday grumpiness common in the wider community, which includes issues which are serious matters of concern to many, through misgivings about the way science and in particular the field...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Numerous marine introductions into Australian waters have occurred and will continue to occur. The mechanisms by which they occurred and the difficulties of eradication once they have become established are discussed. Introduced species are often categorised as being either a pest or cryptogenic...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... This is a discussion of the ways in which postage stamps might serve to raise awareness and interest, and through associated media and events, to increase understanding. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1989a.001
EISBN: 978-0-9599951-1-4
... The application of molecular genetic techniques to zoology are discussed, emphasizing that molecular genetic techniques can be used to address strictly zoological questions in such fields as sociobiology, population structure, breeding structure, species identification, and species conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... biologists, conservationists and ecologists. Rarely are the professionals invited that are best placed to comment - practising wildlife veterinarians. In the past there seems to have been an ecological and environmental bias to the dialogue. It is imperative that the human side of the discussion is also put...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.009
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... Systematics is fundamental to biology, one must know what one is studying, otherwise how can they be conserved. A discussion is provided on the declining systematic base here in Australia. This is because as the population of Australian systematists ages and becomes grey they are not being...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... with contemporary Aboriginal insight in an attempt to better understand the nature of past and present mammal distributions. Discussion includes the challenges of reconciling vastly different databases, changes in knowledge systems over time and the potential knowledge such reconciling could reveal. Threats...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
.... The paper then focuses in detail on the development of the Australian Museum from its initial beginnings as the Colonial Museum to its current role as one of the leading museums with its extensive collections which document Australia's animal biodiversity and cultural heritage. A chronological discussion...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.092
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... are described and strategies for their mitigation are discussed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.053
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... community concern about Grey-headed Flying-fox camps. These options can be summarised as ‘do nothing’, ‘engage and discuss’, ‘modify habitat’, ‘attempt relocation’ or ‘cull’. By adopting the ‘engage and discuss’ approach public concern regarding the presence of this species in urban areas has been...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.005
... The admissibility of evidence by expert witnesses and the role of expert evidence in environmental litigation before the New South Wales Land and Environment Court is examined. In particular, the role of expert evidence in merit appeals and civil enforcement is discussed. Guidelines...