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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
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
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 2002
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) 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 (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...
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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
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 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.083
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Managers of urban wildlife must make transparent, quantitative decisions about environmental impacts but are challenged by the complexity of these impacts, which can interact with environmental variability to cause long-term changes. Here I use population viability analysis (PVA) to exemplify...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
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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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of the Adaptable Bat has dominated the agenda of biological assessments of the management, threat status and general biology of Australian bats for nearly 20 years. Perhaps the most significant lesson from the Adaptable Bat syndrome is that, like many issues in environmental management, the conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.030
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Few quantitative data exist on the anecdotal observations of many researchers which apparently indicate a global decline of Amphibia in both disturbed and seemingly pristine habitats. This study was initiated to determine the responses of frogs to local, human-induced environmental stress. Frogs...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 373–380.
Published: 04 June 2013
.... Thompson, G.G. 2007. Terrestrial vertebrate fauna surveys for the preparation of environmental impact assessments; how can we do it better? A Western Australian example. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 27: 41-61. Thompson, G.G., Thompson, S.A., Withers, P.C., and Fraser, J. 2007. Determining...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 559–567.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and monitoring studies are critical to tracking the state of the environment, assessing the effectiveness of management interventions, and informing policy and practices. White and Travers, in their 38-year study of the changes in frog communities in response to sand mining, conclude that the impact of mining...
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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 (2014) 24 (4): 197–204.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Australian Mammals. Angus and Robertson, London. TIDEMANN, C. R., 1978. Fauna. In: Studies for Environmental Impact Assessment, Elura Base Metal Project, Cobar, New South Wales. Natural Systems Research, Melbourne. TIDEMANN, C. R., 1985. The mammal fauna of the Willandra Lakes World Heritage area of New...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
10.7882/ZIC.1992
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 436–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of environmental impacts such as growing populations of the cane toad, and points to the cultural significance of these changes. ethnozoology amphibians frogs cane toad folk beliefs Aborigines Yolngu Arnhem Land Australia Alford, R. and Richards, S. 1999. Global amphibian declines...