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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...
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...
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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...
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...
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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.2012.021
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 23–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Commission loses its nerve: the Forest and Timber Inquiry sidesteps an evaluation of the impact of forestry operations on forest fauna Daniel Lunney Editor In its final report of the Forest and Timber Inquiry, in March 1992, the Resource Assess- ment Commission (RAC) squibbed its responsi- bility...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 110–117.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Maritza de Oliveira; Geoffrey Smith; Luke Hogan A pilot study, using remotely deployed ultrasonic bat detectors, was undertaken in the Conondale Ranges as part of a research programme to assess the impacts of wet sclerophyll logging on native wildlife. The remote system was of the voice activated...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... compounds from small samples (<100g). However, environmental impact assessment may be necessary for the recollection of organisms prior to complete chemical characterisation and pharmacological evaluation. Once a useful compound has been identified several options are available for large-scale production...
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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
... as the principal, and largely unexplored, problem of environmental dis- pute resolution - namely the absence of clear policy guidelines by reference to which disputes can be resolved. What I have proposed, of course, involves a quite substantial departure from present practice; environmental impact assessment...
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 October 2020
... from nearby riverine systems. Encounters between freshwater crocodilesABSTRACT and invasive cane toads in north-western Australia: does context determine impact? Gregory S Clarke1, Cameron M Hudson2, and Richard Shine1,3 1School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1047–1052.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Andrew Norris; Shelley Burgin The disruption of endocrine systems due to environmental contaminants potentially impacts on developmental, behavioural, regulatory, and reproductive systems of wildlife. A major source of exposure of wildlife (terrestrial and aquatic) to endocrine disrupting compounds...
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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 (2011) 35 (2): 160–165.
Published: 14 October 2011
...). Impact of harvesting on kangaroo reproductive output 162 2010AustralianZoologist volume 35 (2) location ranged 79-228) in most cases in a single year at each location between 1993 and 2000, thus spanning a broad range of environmental conditions. Harvest rate also varied considerably across the seven...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of an environmental impact assessment. Scats Western Australia survey guidelines searching threatened species government survey guidelines Conservation detection dog is better thanABSTRACT human searcher in finding bilby (Macrotis lagotis) scats Scott A. ThompsonA, Graham G. ThompsonA,B, Philip C. WithersB...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 168–179.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 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 Science and Management, Southern Cross University...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 161–170.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... This paper presents a small-scale assessment of the distribution and habitat associations of the Booroolong Frog, using data collected during surveys for environmental impact assessments, in areas of likely preferred habitat identified along the Campbells and Macquarie Rivers south of Bathurst and the Turon...