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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.1991.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... that effective definition and enforcement of property rights will overcome environmental problems because people’s preferences will be reflected in market prices. A range of practical and philosophical objections to this approach is canvassed. We conclude by arguing that good economic analysis can significantly...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 10 May 2022
..., Farrer Place, Queanbeyan, NSW. 5Science Economics and Insights, Department of Planning and Environment, 4 Parramatta Square, 12 Darcy Street, Parramatta, NSW. 6Faculty of Science, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW. 7Australian Museum, 1 William St, Darlinghurst, NSW...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... of information to enhance members' understanding of the causal link between decisions and environmental outcomes and the incorporation of environmental costs and benefits in socio-economic evaluations of water use in coastal NSW. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... catastrophically. Environmental and economic necessity urges us to consider all potential strategies that could turn this around, whether or not they fly in the face of conservative or minority group prejudices. Sustainable use of native wildlife, in urban as well as rural Australia, has the potential to increase...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... environmental or socio-economic impacts in Australia until quite recently. There are long-standing wild populations in several states that have been managed for many years as a valuable resource for hunting rather than as a pest. In very recent times a perception has developed that wild deer numbers...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 24 May 2022
... Branch, Department of Planning and Environment, 4 Parramatta Square, 12 Darcy Street, Parramatta, NSW. 4Biodiversity and Conservation Division, South East Branch, Department of Planning and Environment, Level 3, Farrer Place, Queanbeyan, NSW. 5Science, Economics and Insights, Department of Planning...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.020
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... In the last five years there has been increasing concern about the environmental condition of inland Australia, particularly western New South Wales. Loss of vegetation cover and soil, salination of soils and waters have led to a decline in economic productivity in the pastoral industries...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 160–165.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... Cairns2 and S. R. McLeod3 1 Biosecurity Queensland, Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, PO Box 36, Sherwood Queensland 4075. tony.pople@dpi.qld.gov.au 2 School of Environmental and Rural Sciences, University of New England, Armidale NSW 2351. scairns@une.edu.au 3 Vertebrate Pest...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.021
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... conscience of a nation. Their opinion became the organising theme of this book. The importance of this idea emerges clearly from the writings of Aldo Leopold: “If we grant the premise that an ecological conscience is possible and needed, then its first tenet must be this: economic provocation is no longer...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 190–202.
Published: 10 October 2011
..., B. 1997. An environmental-economic discussion of beach erosion - its causes, effects and remedies. Queensland Conservation Group's Conference, Mackay. Blackwell, B.D. 2003. The Economics of Coastal Foreshore and Beach Management: Use, Safe Bathing Facilities, Erosion and Conservation, PhD...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.003
... in the humanities, economics and the law is poor preparation for understanding and communicating with the rest of the community. Courts that deal with environmental issues require ecological data and the interpretation of those data by ecologists. If the courts want the best ecological expertise, they need...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 550–567.
Published: 27 October 2020
...Helen P. Waudby; Bradley P. Smith; Guy M. Robinson; Sophie Petit; Gill Earl Social-ecological system (SES) frameworks offer a way of diagnosing the economic, environmental, and social issues driving human-canid conflict, and can assist in the development and testing of management interventions. SES...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 459–466.
Published: 09 October 2020
.... As a cattle producer interested in sustainability nationally, I am concerned that the current research and public debate fail to discuss the economic and environmental benefits of maintaining Dingo populations. The Dingo as a management tool on a beef cattle enterprise in western Queensland Angus Emmott...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.022
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... and with steadily reducing funding for field environmental research, it is unlikely that such monitoring will take place, thus opportunities for some corrective actions will most certainly be lost. We propose to utilise flying foxes, Pteropus spp. , which are large and highly mobile herbivorous megabats...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
... emissions. Added to this, the intensive production of animals raises many questions concerning their welfare. In this paper I argue that a largely vegetarian diet makes environmental sense while also offering health benefits and improved animal welfare. The latter occurs by farming fewer animals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... The Pigfooted Bandicoot, discovered on the plains of the Murray in 1836, was scarce by 1857 when its demise was predicted because of the large flocks of sheep and herds of cattle that were occupying the country. In 1901 a Royal Commission reported on the economic plight of the pastoralists...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 388–397.
Published: 17 March 2014
... classified as vermin and shot in the hundreds of thousands. The paper considers social, economic, environmental and ethical issues associated with the introduction and use of donkeys in Australia and identifies parallels with the more general shift in attitudes towards the Australian environment since...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... their survival on the mainland, subsequently increasing greatly in numbers. By the 1990s, large concentrated populations of Koalas had caused extensive tree deaths and resulting environmental damage, with associated economic and animal welfare issues. This study aimed to discover why and how the management...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 431.
Published: 14 October 2011
... Climate change is the most urgent environmental, economic and social issue facing Australia and the world. The concentration of anthropogenic greenhouse gases has grown rapidly in recent decades, and is expected to continue well into the 21st century, increasing the risk of dangerous climate change...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., Indigenous involvement, and consideration of both long term and short term environmental, economic, social and equity considerations (ANZECC TFMPA 1999 p. 16). The NSW principles for establishing the State s network of MPAs included the social and economic effects on coastal communities and other...