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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.012
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.028
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... In the light of the multiple functions that national parks are expected to fulfil, their capacity to serve as secure guardians of biodiversity is compromised. We note thatnon-reserved land may be able to significantly supplement and enhance the role of parkssystems. We present a brief case-study...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.078
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... uses must satisfy community expectations. While conservation must be given priority in some circumstances, the management of many stands will need to accommodate multiple uses. Questions which need to be addressed in developing a long-term strategy for management are raised, and the urgency...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 24 June 2022
.../absence data also limit our ability to fully describe site occupation for larger/introduced mammal species. The design of our analyses, however, provide a robust framework for analysing fauna responses to fire, and can be used to predict expected recovery trajectories for mammal populations after...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.016
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... and abundant. Collembola were numerous but dominated by very few species. There were a disproportionately smaller number than expected of Formicidae and Orthoptera species and individuals. The conservation significance of the fauna lies in the taxa restricted to cool, moist vegetation types which tend...
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 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... on preventing or even mitigating the effects of human-induced climate change. As a consequence, the changes needed in society are now too great to expect action in time to avoid catastrophic climate change and species extinction. It is evident that humans are not clever enough to prevent the collapse of global...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.007
... The dilemma that confronts biologists who are called on to give evidence in court is generally how to predict the impact of a development on a ecosystem. Biologists are expected to give definite responses, whereas they are trained to assess impacts on the basis of probability under certain...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.037
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The general nature and evolutionary significance of hybrid zones are discussed. The 21 known or expected zonal interactions between anuran taxa in southern Australia (south of 30°S latitude) are identified; their locations are indicated and, where known, their characteristics are summarised...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... a system for preparing ‘Feral and Introduced Predator Control Plans’ that aims to balance ecological sustainability with legal compliance and social expectations. This strategic approach towards vertebrate pest management relies on a scientific direction, achievable performance measures and collaboration...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... based on total grazing pressure that takes account of densities of other herbivores. It would reverse the situation where landholders are expected to carry an unstated number of animals that has no relationship to the carrying capacity of their properties, seasonal conditions or competing land uses...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., empirical cost-effective proxies can be used to reasonably estimate a form of sustainability that matches consumer interests/expectations for production of fresh local seafood. Despite the plethora of industry and government programs, there remains a significant but presently unmet consumer demand...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 464–476.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Peter JS Fleming; Guy Ballard ABSTRACT Anthropocentrism, where humans are central, is a natural human viewpoint, but a threat to objective ecological study. Human population, resource use and resource expectations are expanding, turning our ecological footprint into a deep rut. We believe...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... Newsome. The NSW NPWS recognises that “wild dogs, including dingoes, cause substantial livestock losses and there is an expectation by rural communities that damage by these animals be minimised … However, as the dingo is a native animal, there is a public expectation that dingoes should be conserved...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... ecology and population biology of the animals, the extent of the industry and the expectations and satisfaction of the participants. This information can then be used to develop a long-term management system that will detect trends and impacts and will be responsive to necessary changes. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 173–177.
Published: 21 March 2014
... for consumption. We determined the effect of raising striped marsh frog ( Limnodynastes peronii ) tadpoles in isolation by comparing larval growth, size at metamorphosis and jumping distance at metamorphosis between full siblings raised in isolation, at low density and at high density. As expected, tadpoles...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 217–222.
Published: 17 March 2014
... responded to fox odour. However despite low capture rates, Northern Brown Bandicoots and Common Brushtail Possums were captured significantly more often in traps scented with Tiger Quoll faeces. This indicates that these species may be responding to predator odours, but not with the traditionally expected...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 436–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of ecosystems by invasive pests threaten local traditional knowledge. For example, the recent spread of the introduced cane toad ( Bufo marinus ) into Yolngu land is expected to have some impact on native species of frog and the broader-ecosystem which they inhabit, but also cultural effects, including loss...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 134–138.
Published: 17 March 2014
... moderately waterproof skins. We also quantified the spectral reflectance of L aurea dorsal skin at wavelengths between 280 and 900 nm, The skin had a peak at 550 nm which was expected for a green frog, but lacked the abrupt rise in reflectance at about 700 nm found in green leaves and some other species...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 1–13.
Published: 17 March 2014
... be expected to succeed. BUTZ, M., 1985. Trees and Other Wildlife. In Think Trees — Grow Trees by Department of Arts, Heritage and Environment and Institute of Foresters of Australia. AGPS: Canberra. Think Trees — Grow Trees CORK, S. J., MARGULES, C. R. AND BRAITHWAITE, L. W., 1988...