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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.026
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... allocation of funds and expertise. Current taxonomic expertise is limited, and could be focused for greater collective effect in conservation activities, particularly by emphasizing higher groups established as having priority value in ecological interpretation, and capitalizing on knowledge already...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... As with many public debates, the debate on climate change has a number of participants whose activities are influential, secretive and unethical. In the climate change debate, some fossil fuel corporations have funded apparently unrelated bodies which claim to have some scientific expertise...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.019
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... are generally pointless, or cannot be used for the purpose intended. Data required to measure biodiversity, or changes to biodiversity in such complex, variable systems as coastal habitats, cannot be collected and interpreted without considerable knowledge and expertise of sampling design, ecological theory...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... the problem of declining taxonomic expertise in Australia is discussed and how this can be addressed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.045
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The special biological properties of the arthropods –– their size, unfamiliarity and huge diversity –– together with a shortage of both knowledge and expertise presents particular problems for their conservation. Five key questions are addressed here. The first of these asks if the protection...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.036
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... production. Predation has intensified since 1998 to the point that it is a perennial and expanding threat to industry viability. North Coast Horticulture offers five suggestions for consideration 1) there is an urgent and overdue need to bring those with expertise on the flying-fox issue into a consultative...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.003
... in the humanities, economics and the law is poor preparation for understanding and communicating with the rest of the community. Courts that deal with environmental issues require ecological data and the interpretation of those data by ecologists. If the courts want the best ecological expertise, they need...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.007
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... and a lack of scientific expertise in this area. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 358.
Published: 01 December 2019
... increasingly in rivers of arid Australia, demonstrating their biodiversity became highly sensitive, he was frequently asked to value, our impacts and culminated in conservation of give policy advice to government based on his scientific whole rivers. His passion for communicating science to expertise...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 627–632.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... This is of particular importance in the case of invertebrates that may play a keystone role in the environment. With incessant funding cuts and elimination of places in universities, departments of primary industry and research centres, there is a risk that taxonomic expertise might disappear altogether. We argue here...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 113–120.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of recommendations, some of which are already being implemented. The review should be read by all those interested in marine conservation in Australia not just those with interests in tropical reefal systems. ACRS has no special expertise to comment on parts of the review which deal with legislation and functions...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 October 2020
... suitable facilities to integrate specific care 2016b), such as the Green Tree Frog Litoria caerulea, needs are available. which comprised 58 percent of frogs. whether staff expertise and skills are available. Ballot process for rehoming with animal display establishments history of holding this species...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 23 June 2021
..., She commenced working at the National Museum of Victoria as a casual employee, before becoming the Scientific Officer-in-Charge of Vertebrates. She continued to work for the museum for the rest of her professional life. Over time, she specialised her areas of research and expertise in response...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 328.
Published: 01 December 2019
...: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2019.004 If the following advice (taken from a list of 15 in Chapter The authors are well known and internationally respected 15: Take Home Messages ) is unexpected and especially for their expertise in conservation genetics. Three of them if it seems heretical, you need to read...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 193–200.
Published: 16 September 2014
..., that there is no one animal ethics committee that has knowledge and expertise on all 891 native vertebrates covered by the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974, all which could be potentially involved in projects. In this process, the UWS committee also assesses fish, companion, production and pest species, all...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 360–361.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Flannery is one of the most well known and Tim is currently a Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Climate respected scientists in Australia, with broad experience Change at the Australian Museum and an Honorary and deep expertise in areas as diverse as palaeontology, Professorial Fellow at the Melbourne...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 449–461.
Published: 01 May 2020
... effectively to the program through expertise, resources, project support or funding. This has been a key strength of this project. Initiating early and clear conversations with each partner about their roles and responsibilities was essential in establishing the level of support and timeframe available...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 331–340.
Published: 14 October 2011
... and interested parties are asked to review nominations. Over time this has extended to reviewing intermediate committee papers, where this is seen as necessary, by the Committee. This extends the expertise of the committee many fold on every matter before it. I acknowledge that, in this procedure, the role...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 422–429.
Published: 01 June 2017
... picture, especially because when learning science students will encounter difficult and counter-intuitive concepts. Although we disagree that difficulty must equal boredom. It is almost inevitable that if teachers are teaching outside their disciplinary expertise, and without sufficient resources...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 120.
Published: 17 March 2014
... is ecologically sustain- able. The ACWA should have a small secretariat and should rely to the maximum extent practicable on the expertise within m&t of Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders in the management of the Great Banier Reef Marine Park (GBRMP). The GBRMPA has had such a policy for many years, but has...