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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.2004.006
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to the notion of ecologically sustainable forest management (ESFM), which lies at the core of the Regional Forest Agreements. These fundamental ecological issues, which were not identified in the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a recent proposal to log native forests to produce charcoal in southern New...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 217–223.
Published: 17 March 2014
... assessment and suggest several means by which scientists and regulatory authorities can try to rectify the situation. These suggestions revolve around my central point that the image of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) needs to be put more positively — to deserve this requires in turn, a higher standard...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 16–19.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Paul Stein FAIRWEATHER, P., 1992. Problems in, and suggestions for improving the use of science in environmental impact assessment. Australian Biologist 5(2): 112. Problems in, and suggestions for improving the use of science in environmental impact assessment Australian Biologist...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 265–275.
Published: 14 October 2011
... to individual host variation in age, sex, body Assessment of environmental and host dependent factors correlated with tick abundance on Komodo dragons Tim S. Jessop1,2, Joanna Sumner 3, Jeri Imansyah 4, Deni Purwandana 4, Aganto Seno 5, Achmad Ariefiandy 4 and Claudio Ciofi 6 1 Center for Conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... restricted to being used in small water bodies. Low numbers and variability of both captures and observations of the species in the wild are common limitations to the statistical adequacy of a monitoring program for the platypus. These constraints must be raised in the environmental impact assessment process...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.024
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a formal procedure for assessing the environmental consequences of a proposed development, usually based on the preparation and public exhibition of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). EIA procedures have been introduced in recent times in many...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.017
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Ant communities have been shown to alter in association with large scale environmental changes but few studies have investigated the response of ants to small scale changes. An experiment was conducted in sixteen 5 × 5 m plots in semi-arid South Australia. Watering and fencing treatments were...
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
... of separate community groups across the country, most of which have neither the research and investigation skills to undertake the work in a manner that can assess whether their efforts on local environmental issues have been successful, nor the infrastructure to extrapolate general conclusions from...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... into the assessment of biodiversity impacts for development activities elsewhere. The legislation from which current ecological assessment procedures originate (e.g. the NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Sydney is among the fastest-growing urban regions in Australia. An important environmental impact of urban sprawl is the loss and maintenance of remaining biodiversity values. The current study focuses on native vertebrate fauna, excluding fish, pelagic species and vagrants. This group...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 641–651.
Published: 01 June 2020
... be worthwhile if additional data on biotic interactions (e.g., presence of prey, competitors, predators, disease) would change scientific inferences or management decisions. In other cases, such as determining whether an endangered species is present at a site for an environmental impact assessment...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 168–179.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the quality of the available loose rock habitat in those reserves, and iii) to assess the extent and cause of rock habitat disturbance in those reserves. Distribution and habitat assessment of the Broad-headed Snake Hoplocephalus bungaroides David. A. Newell and Ross. L. Goldingay School of Environmental...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 28–35.
Published: 17 March 2014
... on population viability assessment as a tool for threatened species management and conservation Tim W. Clark1-2, Gary N. Backhouse3 and Robert C. Lacy1 'Department of conservation Biology, Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield, Illinois, USA 60513. 2School of Foresty and Environmental Studies, Yale University...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 19–23.
Published: 17 March 2014
... FAIRWMTHER, P., 1992. Problems in, and suggestions for improving the use of science in environmental impact assessment. Awhlton Biolopirl 5(2): 112. 'l'Fox, M., 1992. Adequacy and relevance of description of the natural environment in environmental impact state- ments. Awholton Biolopirt 5(2): 113. '~RECHER...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 10–15.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the obligatory guidelines for the decision of all environmental disputes. Tribunals resolving such disputes, after making their findings of fact and assess- ments of expert opinion, would have to follow those guidelines in taking the next and final step of making a final decision, giving to each factor...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.019
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 76–80.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Heather Goodall ABSTRACT This paper argues that it was environmental knowledge, which Aboriginal people held and traded, that formed the basis of the slender chances they had for survival in the changed circumstances of British settlement in Sydney. The case study is centred on the life and work...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (2): 29–66.
Published: 17 March 2014
... is provided. Faunal and environmental changes over the last 25 000 000 years in the Riversleigh region are identified and changes in Australia's rain forest mammal communities over the same period are discussed. Evidence for the origin of Australia's modern mammal groups from ancestors now known to have lived...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... or damage to habitat, the requirement to undertake environmental assessment of any proposed developments which are likely to impact on the species and the requirement to prepare a recovery plan within 5 years. Problems related to the conservation management of the species are discussed and some potential...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 23–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Wales: Mosman. Conservation of Australia's Forest Fauna 25 34 RESOURCE ASSESSMENT COMMISSION, 1992. Forest and Timber Inquiry Final Report. Vols I and 2A. AGPS, March 1992. RECHER, H. F., 1992. Paradigm and paradox; sustainable forest management. In Forestry Forum on Sustainable forest...