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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 306–314.
Published: 17 March 2014
...’: Australian suburbia and the enculturation of nature. Thesis Eleven 74: 54-74. ‘Nature Strip’: Australian suburbia and the enculturation of nature Thesis Eleven 74 54 74 Howard, P. and Jones, D. 2004. A qualitative study of wildlife feeding in South-East Queensland. Pp 55-62 in Urban Wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 257–271.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the continental biota and integrated with comprehensive off reserve nature conservation (Recher 1971a, 1976; 1990a,b; Burbidge 1990; Pressey 1990, 1994; Recher and Lim 1990; Saunders 1990; Saunders et al. 1987; Mott and Bridgewater 1992; Pressey et al. 1993;Papps and Wilson 1995; Purdie 1995; Hale and Lamb 1997...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 101–107.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Daniel Lunney © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 EDITORIAL Nature Conservation Debate: Bats; National Parks; and State of the Nation Daniel Lunney Editor, Australian Zoologist On February 28, 1989 I listened as John Whitehouse, then the Director of National Parks...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 548–553.
Published: 20 October 2011
... versus computer-based dissections in enhancing learning in a tertiary setting: a student perspective Journal of Biological Education 36 124 129 Gill, M.E. and Golding, D.W. 2001. Career choices by biologists: a case study of destinations of graduates in marine biology and zoology, 1986-1998...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 413–423.
Published: 03 October 2013
... doctorates in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia: A comparative analysis. Studies in Higher Education 37: 345-364. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2010.516356 Costley, C. and Lester, S. 2012. Work-based doctorates: Professional extension at the highest levels. Studies in Higher...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 193–200.
Published: 16 September 2014
...Jo-Anne Chuck; Julie Old This case study describes the conflicts between the needs of a university animal ethics committee to meet legislative requirements and the pedagogical outcomes for third year undergraduate project students working with animals in an Australian context. The projects...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 441–460.
Published: 19 September 2013
... of natural forest. We underscore these inter- relationships using a detailed case study of biodiversity conservation and forest restoration in the Mountain Ash (Eucalyptus regnans) forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria, south-eastern Australia. These forests have been extensively altered by over...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the first ever quantitative, historical and map based information of what fauna has been studied and recorded both outside and inside the protected areas of New South Wales (NSW), which are principally National Parks and Nature Reserves. Our objective was to consider the value of National Parks and Nature...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 757–769.
Published: 20 October 2011
.... A., Case T. J. and Gilpin M. E. 1984. Perturbation experiments in community ecology: theory and practice. Ecology 65: 1-13. Perturbation experiments in community ecology: theory and practice Ecology 65 1 13 Benson D. A. and Keith D. A. (Compilers) 1977. Natural Vegetation of the Katoomba...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... are a fabulous subject for educational programs and a rich source of scientific investigation, from fossils and reflections on evolution to studies on their ecology in commercial contexts, and as support for the frontline fight to conserve our forests and our caves, and to live in a sustainable society...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 446–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
... analysis. Due to the nature of this investigation, literature-based research focussed on relevant government policy documents as well as newspaper articles and interpretive material distributed to tourists and other stakeholders at each study area. Study Areas Penguin Island and Fraser Island both lie off...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 518–536.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., Churchill, Victoria, Australia C School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences, CQIRP, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia D Faculty of Education and Arts, Federation University Australia, Mt Helen, Victoria, Australia E Corresponding author: faye.wedrowicz@gmail.com A BS TR...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1040–1046.
Published: 29 January 2012
... is likely to be greatest at the edge of settlements where roads are in proximity to natural vegetation. Herpetofauna tends to be under-reported in studies of road kills due to their seasonality, for example, Burgin and Brainwood (2008) did not collect any because their study was restricted to the cooler...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 755–768.
Published: 01 December 2018
... practical relevance to policy and natural resource management, study designs should contrast management interventions that enable strong inferences to be made about both how and why an ecosystem or other entity (like a population) has changed, either in space, time, or both. As ecosystems are dynamic...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
... conditions are increasing in most developed countries and also in some developing countries thus burdening health systems. Furthermore, in the time that the world's population has doubled, the consumption of meat has tripled. Large population studies associate high meat consumption with deleterious health...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
... to being found in areas outside of the species natural distribution (Fig. 3). The Frog and Tadpole Study Group (FATS) has a Frog Rescue program that attends to displaced frogs, mainly stowaway or banana box frogs, but also encounter frogs anecdotally believed to be escaped pets due to their poor...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 158–169.
Published: 01 January 2019
... sizes and minimum required sample sizes for experimental and quasi-experimental design studies. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness 6: 24-67. DOI: 10.1080/19345747.2012.673143 Ellis, M. V. 2017. Development of a compact system for field euthanasia of small mammals. Journal of Mammalogy 98...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
...Ron Haering; Vanessa Wilson; Annie Zhuo; Peter Stathis ABSTRACT The views of veterinary professionals were surveyed to inform the New South Wales Government about the extent, cost and nature of services they provide to free-living native animals and their interactions with the volunteer wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 422–429.
Published: 01 June 2017
... (PIRLS) are international studies directed by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). TIMSS, which focuses on assessment of content knowledge, has been conducted at years 4 and 8 on a four year cycle since 1995 and PIRLS, at year 4 on a five year cycle since...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 369–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the impact on bats and other native species. Educating the public about the risks of contact with bats is the single most important safeguard in protecting humans from a bat-borne disease. Concurrently, people need to be informed of the important role of bats in maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem...