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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 491–510.
Published: 25 August 2020
... coexistence innovation non-lethal management Co-existing with dingoes: Challenges and solutions to implementing non-lethal management Bradley P. Smith1*, Robert G. Appleby1,2 and Neil R. Jordan3,4 1 Smith Human-Wildlife coexistence Lab, Central Queensland University, Adelaide, SA 5034, Australia 2...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The aim of this paper is to describe the changing profile of fauna and flora in the Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment, an area of bush and suburban land on the northern beaches of Sydney. The paper documents the large range of species and plant communities presently existing in the catchment...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... cover many tenures and achieve greatly increased areas for conservation will be required. However, enthusiasts for additional conservation mechanisms need to avoid undermining the existing protected area concept which, despite its faults plays a major role in conservation. This opinion paper argues...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... most of the common and widely distributed species of the more populous regions of Australia. The extent of this taxonomic crisis is not widely appreciated by mammalogists let alone the wider community. A significant proportion of existing bat research, including research relevant to conservation...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.047
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... invertebrates on existing major issues. 4. Get interested in what the plethora of government authorities in the field are achieving. 5. Become interested in threatening processes and ecological history. 6. Make up unique symbols to carry the conservation banner. 7. Use existing symbols and icons...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
10.7882/FS.2003.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... and see that its future existence is inextricably part of our existence. Marine environments are different to those on land and need different management strategies. The major lesson is that we need to move from species conservation to a workable system of threatened habitat and ecosystem process...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.061
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Queensland is the most herpetologically diverse of all the Australian states. Existing legislation affecting the conservation and management of wild and captive herpetofauna in the state is reviewed, as is new legislation — the Nature Conservation Act 1992. The adoption of procedures to assess...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
10.7882/FS.2001.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... forms, such as alpine, desert and tropical dingoes were dispelled. Hybridisation with domestic dogs remains the greatest threat to the continued existence of pure dingo populations. Hybrids exist in wild populations from northern, central and north-western Australia, and it appears that only hybrids...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.033
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... and fails to cater for the background distribution of archaeological material between the nodal activity areas which the sites represent. It is suggested that reservation be area-based rather than site-based and that the existing system of protected areas might be adapted for archaeological reservation. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
10.7882/FS.2013.018
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... and the existing state of public knowledge concerning these threats. It then analyses the results of the Who Cares About the Environment? report, conducted by the Office of Environment and Heritage, New South Wales (2012). It concludes that these reports illustrate a disturbing lack of knowledge and awareness...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... effectively utilised by both urban and suburban populations of Asian House Geckos, suggesting likely competitive interactions between the species on structures where the species co-existed. At this time, there is no evidence of the introduced species living away from buildings in the Brisbane region. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.041
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Many non-marine invertebrates are inherently vulnerable because they have very small ranges. Nevertheless, narrow range taxa are generally not being considered in conservation planning because of a lack of information regarding their taxonomy and distribution. Most of the existing information...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... that make them attractive as environmental indicators, their continued existence in many instances is under threat. Land clearing and fire have played major roles in fragmenting and restricting land snail distributions in the past. Present land management techniques, in particular the use of fire in semi...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
10.7882/FS.2003.012
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
..., into simpler measures, which are more amenable to analysis. These are not generally successful because they capture only part of the variation in assemblages of organisms. This paper introduces the basic components into which measures of biodiversity can be “decomposed” to allow existing methods of analyses...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Climate change will exacerbate the suite of existing threats to biodiversity posed by human activity. While climate change considerations are currently incorporated into aspects of coastal land use planning in New South Wales, little effort has been made to include climate change considerations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... No evidence for the continued existence of bats was determined during two surveys of Norfolk Island. A pilot survey for bats was undertaken on Norfolk Island in 1986 using harp trap and mist net capture techniques. A subsequent survey in 2003 was undertaken using echolocation call detection...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.052
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... the depth of comprehension of, or confusion about, the ecology and management of Australia's arid lands that existed in the theatre on the day of the forum (Chris Dickman, Daniel Lunney and Shelley Burgin eds). ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.021
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... components of rainforest biodiversity value. Many components had been rapidly (by around 10 years) acquired by ecological restoration sites, although it is clear that some components will take decades or longer to develop. The results also show: (1) the existence of production/ biodiversity trade-offs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... protection laws that place additional restrictions on the interactions between people and frogs. In addition, pollution, the introduction of exotic diseases that affect amphibians and the degradation of frog habitats add new stresses on existing frog populations. For people to experience frogs, some avenues...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.053
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... in NSW. Camps can be locally contentious, particularly in the Coffs Harbour area where four camps are found adjoining urban areas. The approach taken in this region in relation to the management of the camps has been pro-active and consultative. In essence there exist 5 main options for addressing...