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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.006
... The emergence of environmental legislation has led to an increasing demand for scientific evidence. However, critical technical issues are often dealt with by judicial interpretation of the law rather than rigorous analysis of data. Scientists are expected to present their opinions in legal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.001
... and Planning Law Journal discloses valuable insights for zoologists who appear in court because a number of papers discuss the strengths and weakness of environmental legislation and the implications of court decisions. Sinderman’s book Winning the Games Scientists Play and Medawar’s Advice to a Young...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.067
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... legislation, even though Matters of National Environmental Significance addressed by the Commonwealth legislation may be locally relevant. The protection of endangered species, ecological communities and populations on North Head at Manly is used to highlight some of these concerns as they relate to both...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.019
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The question of the management of native forests on privately held land is a neglected aspect of off-reserve biodiversity conservation. Research was conducted into the administration of environmental laws applying to private native forestry (PNF) in NSW between 1997-2002 to discern the extent...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.055
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... This paper focuses on the relationship between threatened species listing and command regulation designed to protect habitat on privately owned land. After outlining the historical development of threatened species regulation in NSW from its early origins in legislation designed to control...
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 538–543.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., including ecological surveys, habitat mapping, environmental design guidelines, environmental management plans, species management plans and conservation significance assessments. The majority of the work, however, is related to interpreting environmental legislation for clients and determining...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/0958608598
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... environment through the eyes of the media and conservation non-government organisations. The ASEC, 2001 concluded that water quality and loss of habitats are the major issues facing Australia and that the quality of estuarine and coastal waters has not improved. Commonwealth legislation is consistent around...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 410–419.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... There is no current legislation governing the rescue of fauna from trenches during pipeline construction, despite the current increase in pipelines in Australia, although the measure is included as a recommendation in the Australian Pipeline Environmental Code of Practice. Our data indicate that retrieving trench...
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 (2017) 38 (3): 395–407.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of the differences among biological entities . It is not surprising, therefore, that the term has often become restricted in common usage to only the most familiar aspect of biodiversity the species level. The focus of Australian environmental legislation could be considered to be within the novelty realm...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/ZIC.1992
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of endangered species legislation and how it hinders biodiversity conservation Daniel Lunney Office of Environment and Heritage NSW, Hurstville NSW 2220; School of Life and Environmental Sciences, the Faculty of Science, University of Sydney, NSW 2006; and School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 228–256.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Wales 2017 rainforest wet sclerophyll forest outstanding universal value Neville Wran conservation outcomes 228 2017 Introduction In the decade from the early 1970s to the early 1980s the most high profile environmental/conservation issue in New South Wales was the management of forests...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 272–279.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the freehold lands making would be the white-fronted honeyeater. which we don t get for nothing and are expensive, c) the dismantling of very important environmental legislation, Prior to 1981, the most abundant honeyeater around d) the protection of old-growth trees in the Western the bird observatory...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
... at a state-wide level. The legal instruments enacted and implemented in New South Wales (NSW) attempt to accommodate conflicting values, impacts and drivers. Since the first Dingo symposium in 1999, there has been a series of legislative changes pertaining to Dingo management. That legislation...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... Act), which is Australia s primary environmental legislation taken place along the west coast and in southern (Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment Australian waters, however, little is known about their 2020). Internationally, protection of blue whales is regulated distribution...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
... expanded to become a global phenomenon. In numerous countries Brazil, Canada, and many countries with Europe (ten Kate et al. 2004), including Australia (e.g., BioBanking legislation), this approach to negotiating the environmental impacts of development has now been incorporated into the legal framework...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 180–187.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to conserve Yellow-bellied Glider habitat in the Broulee subregion. The policy to conserve the Yellow-bellied Glider in the Broulee area identified a major limitation in the EP&A Act, that is, the failure to consider the cumulative impact of development. environmental planning legislation...