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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the hypothesis that a semi-vegetarian lifestyle would benefit humans, it would benefit the environment and it would benefit animals. There is no doubt that the way we now raise most animals in an industrialised way, is the cause of most of the environmental damage done by farming livestock and it also attracts...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 518–536.
Published: 01 September 2017
... environmental pressures (Bijlsma et al. 2000). Genetic diversity is important for populations as it allows them to adapt to further changes and challenges which may emerge within their environment (Frankham et al. 2012), and therefore to persist, rather than becoming another entry on the list of extinct native...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ian Wallis ABSTRACT Search the internet using “vegetarianism and environment” and you will find several articles by prominent people espousing the view that vegetarianism is bad for the environment. One of the recent articles on the subject by Professor Mike Archer entitled “Ordering the vegetarian...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 529–532.
Published: 17 March 2014
... fellow selling $1 stickers to help stop limestone mining of the Barrier Reef. It was the first such direct action any of our class had seen. Even the dollar was a novel item, having displaced the pound only two years earlier. Grigg s environmental concerns The NSW State of the Environment 2000 report...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 105–107.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Press: Melbourne), p. 109. Freshwater Tortoises of Australia and New Guinea 109 WORRELL, E. (1963). Reptiles of Australia (Angus and Robertson: Sydney), p.16-7. Reptiles of Australia 16 7 SHORT PAPER Effects of Environment upon Tortoise Pigmentation R. W. DUNN Royal Melbourne...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 101–111.
Published: 17 March 2014
... appeared next to the line item Life in Australia , were 70% and 74% respectively. The level of economic satisfaction had increased from 54% to 58%, while environmental satisfaction had increased from 58% to 60%. These figures may contain an explanation of why the vision was fading, why the environment...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 55–57.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the environment is the Environmental Planning and Assess- ment Act 1979. This Act is often used to deal with effects on the environment of "designated developments" or of "activities". Developments and activities are defmed in words which give much scope for judicial interpretation. They include erecting or using...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 16–19.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 5 112 FOX, M., 1992. Adequacy and relevance of description of the natural environment in environmental impact statements. Australian Biologist 5(2): 113. Adequacy and relevance of description of the natural environment in environmental impact statements Australian Biologist 5 113...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Attacks by Australian Magpies Gymnorhina tibicen on humans are among the most common forms of human-wildlife conflict in Australia, especially in suburban environments. Despite the familiarity of these interactions, remarkably little is known about the phenomenon, significantly undermining...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.084
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... Chemical prospecting for pharmaceuticals in natural organisms (bioprospecting) has been both championed as a tool for conservation and criticised for not being environmentally sustainable. However, there has been little attempt to address the ways that bioprospecting could contribute...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.046
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... report was Australia: State of the Environment 1996 and the next major assessment is scheduled for 2001. Environment Australia is developing environmental indicators for future SoE reports and indicator bulletins. Technical and scientific expert s were commissioned to recommend key indicators...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 44–46.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Greg Richards Rainforest bat conservation: Onique problems in a unique environment Greg Richards Division of Wildlife and Ecology, CSlRO, Canberra The article by Les Hall (Australian Zoologist, previous issue) shows wisely that bats in Australia require special attention to their conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 11 March 2024
.... The biomineralisation processes of corals inhabiting extreme and marginal environments remains an underexplored area of research and has the potential to yield valuable insights into how corals might adapt to climate change and the mechanisms that underlie their resilience to global environmental change. coral reef...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 641–651.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... For A field ecologist s guide to environmental DNA sampling in freshwater environments Emily F. McColl-Gausden1, Andrew R. Weeks1,2 and Reid Tingley1,3 1. School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia 2. cesar Pty Ltd, 293 Royal Pde, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia 3...