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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.061
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... the implementation of the TSC Act is working for ecological communities in relation to the key ecological issues of habitat loss and fragmentation, conservation of remnants, and conservation of ecological processes and disturbance regimes. To do this we use examples of endangered ecological communities from...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.888
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... An ecological survey of tree trunk invertebrates in northern New South Wales was used as a model to demonstrate both the scale of arthropod diversity and the limits of our knowledge. Sticky traps were an effective way of systematically sampling trunk-utilising invertebrates, particularly Diptera...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.062
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
..., grazing by stock and disrupted corridors. Policies for conserving Lepidoptera in Australia often focus on the rarity and distribution of species rather than the threatening processes. Protection of ecological communities supporting threatened species is a priority but constraints apply when the land...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 755–768.
Published: 01 December 2018
... monitoring is the process of purposefully collecting information to track and understand changes in ecosystem structure, ecological processes, and the ecological services that ecosystems provide (Lindenmayer and Likens 2018). Successful ecological monitoring therefore allows us to track changes...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 581–590.
Published: 01 December 2018
... data sets for elucidating ecological processes involving dingoes. We provide explanatory examples where current technological advances provide opportunities for improved monitoring and certainty around conclusions. 2018 581 Australian Zoologist volume 39 (4) Theme Edition: The critical value of long...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 December 2017
...-process that can be used to determine whether locally farmed and wild-caught Australian seafood products meet standards of ecological sustainability and Ecologically Sustainable Development. These criteria substantially address the ecological deficiencies we identified in other systems commonly used...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 07 July 2020
... et al. 2014, Leo et al. 2019, Letnic et al. 2009), summarised as metanalysis results in Figure 2, hence levels of domestic dog introgression appear to have no effect on the ecological role of the dingo. Conclusion Introgression is common across many species and is a part of the evolutionary process...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 216–228.
Published: 14 October 2011
... replication to statistically examine patterns or trends across the landscape (Lawson et al 2007). As a result these isolated sites are poorly comparable and do not therefore contribute to our understanding of ecological processes. Gioia s (2005) assessment of information management in State and Commonwealth...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 120–124.
Published: 07 September 2012
... breeding site of a threatened endemic seabird, the Gould's Petrel Pterodroma leucoptera leucoptera. This paper outlines some of the ecological interactions between this iconic palm and this enigmatic seabird. P. leucoptera nests in rock cavities, under fallen palm leaves, or in hollow fallen palm trunks...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 334–349.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Ross Goldingay The status and conservation requirements of the Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea were the focus of immense scrutiny 12 years ago. In this paper I review what progress has occurred since then in understanding the ecology of this species because ecological research...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.959
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper summarises the key findings of a study that investigated the feasibility of developing a practical, sensitive and cost-effective approach to the implementation of Montreal Process Indicator 1.2c for monitoring populations of representative species for forest management. Representative...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 576–580.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of long-term work. The challenges in maintaining long-term ecological research and monitoring The importance of long-term ecological research and monitoring is underscored by the significant effect of time on many ecological patterns and processes. Yet long-term studies are very difficult to maintain...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... managers under the Rural Lands Protection Act 1998. Under the changes, the Crown is bound to control pest animals declared through Pest Animal Control Orders “to the extent necessary to minimise the risk of the pest causing damage on any land”. Management dilemmas can paralyse the decision-making process...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 93–110.
Published: 17 March 2014
... or the habitat of a species of endangered fauna. In addition, I review the context in which these FISs are required and consider the adequacy of FISs that have so far been produced as well as potential improvements in the FIS process. Austeco, 1992. Proposed forestry operations in the Glen Innes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.012
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... conservation of the bird fauna will require not only further reserves, but also active management both on and off reserves. Prerequisites for success are a better understanding of the processes of change, and greater co-operation among land managers. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
.... It does not define explicitly the feedback loops and learning processes within the social system that would be triggered by changes in the ecological system. It is (intentionally) analysis-oriented, being developed with the goal of providing a general approach for answering different research questions...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
... to redress any ultimate factor responsible for the ecological imbalance; (ii) there should be compelling evidence that the ‘increaser’ species (‘Species A’) has a significant detrimental impact on the species of conservation concern (‘Species B’); (iii) there should be compelling evidence that reduction...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 853–857.
Published: 20 October 2011
...James Fitzsimons; Mark Antos Despite Australia having a high diversity of freshwater crayfish species, the ecology of many of these species remains poorly known, particularly burrowing crayfish of the genus Engaeus . Biological information on colour, behaviour, burrow structure, associated burrow...
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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.2013.001
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5