1-20 of 424 Search Results for

environmental history

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.049
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... makes ecology attentive to both spatial detail and history, while archaeology in the desert demands a spatial and environmental or ecological context. Both have moved towards not just a ‘sense of place’ but a ‘sense of place in time’. The place itself shapes scientific understandings by creating a need...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.013
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... for such an enquiry, three main timber production eras and some of their landscape impacts are outlined. Environmental history is a neglected field of scholarly interest in Australia. Detailed exploration of the relationship between today’s forest fauna and past forest management, especially at the regional level...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.006
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... The framework for coastal planning in New South Wales was established before there was detailed understanding of the environmental values of coastal habitats. Measures to give greater consideration to environmental values have to be applied within a system which gives high weight to western...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., particularly the error of failing to support research within protected areas, as well as in areas being damaged from exploitation. In his chapter on The British Impact , Bolton (1981, p 23, and again 1992, p 23) states that One way of looking at the environmental history of Australia is to see...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... from climate change. Here we discuss its life history, extinction threats and the potential value of the fossil record in identifying conservation options for the Mountain Pygmy-possum. Also presented is a proposal to establish a breeding facility for the rapidly declining Kosciuszko population in New...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... platforms. Research since 2001 has revealed many previously unknown rock art sites with depictions of animals, especially in Wollemi National Park, as well as greater knowledge about contemporary animal distributions. In this paper archaeological and natural history studies are brought together...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 927–940.
Published: 29 January 2012
...David Wong; Sandie Jones; William Osborne; Geoff Brown; Peter Robertson; Damian Michael; Geoffrey Kay This review synthesises research on the Pink-tailed Worm-lizard Aprasia parapulchella - a threatened species with life-history traits and habitat and dietary preferences that make it particularly...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 788–809.
Published: 20 October 2011
... the ecological changes that have occurred on the floodplain. This information is valuable for framing future research, management and restoration projects there. Waterbirds and their habitat on the Clarence River floodplain: a history Adam N Smith Ecosystem Management, School of Environmental and Rural Science...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (2): 29–66.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Archer; Henk Godthelp; Suzanne Hand; Dirk Megirian Aspects of the results of studies of the fossil-rich Cainozoic deposits of Riversleigh, northwestern Queensland, are reviewed. A summary of five selected Riversleigh faunas representing the primary periods of the region's Cainozoic history...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 388–397.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 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 colonisation. Key words: Australian history, Domestic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.039
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Mygalomorph spiders have radiated within Australia in response to geoclimatic changes. Relicts are arbitrarily aged in relation to the geological history of the sites in which they occur and their affinity wit h microhabitats, which are postulated as mimicking lost Mesozoic and early Tertiary...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
..., environmental history, Aboriginal cultural heritage. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2020.034 Theme edition. The dingo dilemma: cull; contain or conserve, edited by Thomas Newsome, Chris Dickman and Daniel Lunney. Australian Zoologist Philip B 2020 Cultural keystone species Keystone species is an ecological term...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The objective of this study was to relate the spread of the human population of Sydney to the natural history of the koala population in Campbelltown on its south-western edge. The first ever report of a koala by Europeans was near Bargo, just south of Campbelltown in 1798, making...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... that if the botanical composition of the forest was maintained then the fauna would also be conserved. As the intensity of forest operations increased, particularly with respect to woodchip operations and the establishment of large areas of pine plantation, serious environmental questions began to be raised...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 6–10.
Published: 17 March 2014
... members of the Society were given free entry 80 years constitute the "later" history of our to the Zoo (plus a number of free passes); Society. I hope to have the opportunity to and it was agreed that the Zoo would provide sketch this at some future gathering. Environmental Dispute Resolution Ninian...
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 October 2020
... witnesses to a Thylacine capture have enabled us to piece together the life history of one of the last captive specimens. This account raises important questions over the accepted sequencing of the final two Thylacines on display at the Hobart Zoo. Thylacine Thylacinus cynocephalus Beaumaris Zoo...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 461–471.
Published: 01 September 2015
...) indicate their subject to being the Red-whiskered Bulbul. This paper synthesises information on the Red-whiskered Bulbul in Australia. The aims of this review were: to provide background on global introductions of the Red-whiskered Bulbul; to examine available information on the history...
Book
Book Cover Image
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327236
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 19–23.
Published: 17 March 2014
... events by the media and the popularity of natural history programmes has fostered the development of a n environmental ethic in an increasingly urbanized world where decreasing numbers of people ever come into direct contact with natural environments. Although there have been a few key and high profile...