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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Pests are species that, when they become overabundant, have unacceptable effects on humans. Ironically, humans themselves have greatly increased their abundance in the last century. Although this increase, together with concomitant scientific and economic growth, has brought many benefits...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... in the psyche of politicians and managers who view science as a business that generates values measured only in dollars. A consequence of this economic world view is a fixation on economic growth rather than ecosystem well-being. The result in Australia is that wildlife research is being left to the states...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (1): 73–80.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Management Fowm - A Brief Review. Koolewong 12(3): 4-7. GRIGG, . C., 1987. A New View of the 'Roo. Aust Nat Hist. (June issue). Before closing, let me say just a few more things. The economics of the sheep rangelands has been a worry for many years. The growth of deserts is or should be of concern to any...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
.... Even these suggestions are far from revolutionary. A real revolution in nature conservation requires a change in national priorities from ones of increasing economic growth, resource consumption and population growth to becoming an ecologically sustainable society. Achieving ecological sustainability...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
... as the primacy of the economic growth paradigm. For a zoologist, it means finding out what is missing from those economic and political arguments that diminish or dismiss conservation concerns, such as knowing the status and ecology of all species, and all the threatening processes affecting the survival of our...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 190–202.
Published: 10 October 2011
... ecosystems. Concerning management, both mitigation and adaptation strategies are needed to meet public ESD goals. The former would seek to constrain the increase in atmospheric greenhouse gases by addressing the underlying causes (i.e., population and economic growth) and by applying appropriate technologies...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 446–461.
Published: 17 March 2014
... records, while changes over the past 30 years were mapped at a finer spatial resolution from aerial photography and satellite imagery. Periods of high economic growth and to lesser extents depression are linked to increased vegetation clearing. Fifty per cent of P. cinereus habitat has been lost since...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Carolynn L. Smith ABSTRACT Humans began the transformation of wild jungle fowl into modern day chickens over 8,000 years ago. Over the past 70 years, chickens have become an increasingly important economic and dietary stable throughout the world. There are now over 20 billion chickens on farms...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
... has changed in this short time. Given the long history of resistance to establishing protected areas, Australia's fauna is at an ever–increasing risk of extinction as natural habitats are relentlessly lost to economic growth and a rising human population. The problem, as I read the historical record...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 57–67.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., or not even mentioned, in so many writings on food, food ethics, agriculture and economic growth, yet zoology needs to be on the table at every discussion. The zoologist has been a missing voice and now must be heard. © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 agriculture beef...
Journal Articles
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. extinction science education heresy evolution ecological theory vegetarian 2017 261 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) What is your view of a dangerous idea? A dangerous idea...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.025
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... (Timber Industry Strategy) have been developed to provide for conservation of forest fauna. The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act also provides for the conservation of Victorian fauna and flora. Nonetheless, economic considerations continue to constrain wildlife conservation. The conservation and management...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
... protein requirement. Background Meat consumption Hand in hand with the massive increase in population has been unprecedented economic growth in many parts of the world, but particularly China, India, Brazil and especially sub-Saharan Africa (World Bank 2016). An obvious consequence of an increasing...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 62–63.
Published: 01 June 1990
... there is unthinking philosophical resistance to scrutiniz- ing continuous economic growth, yet most know that exponential increases in resource consumption are no more feasible than unrestrained increases in human population. Dr Recher identifies these problems and the needs for a change in the national and state...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 160–165.
Published: 14 October 2011
...-yield harvesting, it has proven difficult to exploit wildlife populations sustainably. Economic and social factors often conspire to take yields that cannot be maintained leading to many examples of overexploitation (Ludwig et al. 1993; Ludwig 2001). In Australia, examples include overharvest of whale...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 61–62.
Published: 01 June 1990
... resistance to scrutiniz- ing continuous economic growth, yet most know that exponential increases in resource consumption are no more feasible than unrestrained increases in human population. Dr Recher identifies these problems and the needs for a change in the national and state policies based on a growth...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 640–646.
Published: 01 December 2004
...), the message still falls on deaf ears. The Brundtland report linking economic development with environmental degradation identified, as one of the two primary drivers of that degradation, unsustainable consumption levels in the affluent world (WCED 1987), yet still economists urge growth. Even when...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... of system RS6 Equilibrium properties RS7 Predictability of system dynamics RS8 Storage characteristics RS9 Location Resource units (RU) RU1 Resource unit mobility RU2 Growth or replacement rate RU3 Interaction among resource units RU4 Economic value RU5 Number of units RU6 Distinctive...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 January 2019
... culling effort to maximise ecological and economic benefits. Corresponding author: morgan.pratchett@jcu.edu.au Coral Reefs Conservation Disturbance Population outbreaks Killing 2019 13 INTRODUCTION Tropical coral reefs are among the world s most threatened natural ecosystems. This is due...