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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 5–19.
Published: 07 September 2012
... wildlife in their reporting of disasters. We found a growing media interest in wildlife problems from earlier analyses, at least partly generated by growing awareness of the risks to wildlife posed by global warming, a hot media topic. Scientists were rarely directly reported, but when they were...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 431.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... The options for significant reduction of emissions are still being debated and as yet there is no global agreement in place. However it is not widely appreciated that the world is facing unavoidable warming even if greenhouse emissions were reduced to zero (Solomon et al. 2009). Australia is a region already...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 101–111.
Published: 17 March 2014
... but it is certainly inconsistent with its global warming policy. This was accompanied by a Wilcox cartoon the only cartoon in the election with an environmental theme in which a reporter asked Kim Beazley: Won t cheaper energy and fuel be at odds with your global warming policy? His reply was, Only...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 983–990.
Published: 29 January 2012
...; Heikkinen et al. 2009). However, this is a biologically complex and debated concept (e.g. Klicka and Zink 1997; Knapp and Mallet 2003). Most living organisms have experienced significant changes in their distributions due to global climatic fluctuations and particularly due to major ice ages over the past...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 112–138.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to mining uranium at Kakadu need to be put in the context of both global warming and the invasion of Kakadu by Cane Toads, either of which pose greater threats to the region s flora and fauna than mining or the use of uranium for power generation.5 Environmentalists must ask whether the push for more forest...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 228–256.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., part of Washpool) The Government was optimistic if it expected the decision to terminate controversy and debate. While formal transfer of the lands to the National Parks and Wildlife Service proceeded the necessary legislation to revoke the State Forests and transfer the land to NPWS gained assent...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 288–297.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., picks a solution, and puts scientists in the centre of the story. Wildlife conservation issues also draw a regular spot, especially if linked to a bigger issue such as water rights and global warming. Birds doomed by veto over water is the headline in a small article in the Sydney Morning Herald of 4...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 349–362.
Published: 14 October 2011
... day. Nonetheless, this temperature regime was warm compared to current global mean temperatures. As the rate of evaporative cooling is determined by the absolute humidity gradient (not the relative humidity gradient), absolute humidity of the environment was calculated for 70 % saturation when air...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327250
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 627–632.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in traditional morphological as well as molecular techniques, as never before. Global warming is accelerating the spread of vectors of disease such as mosquitoes and tropical flies as well as herbivorous pests that threaten vital broadacre crops. However, pest species are often easily confused...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 422–429.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and remediated as “dumbness”, Australians value science education. Scientists need to be careful when they enter debates about the future direction of science curricula because of the danger in dichotomising the debate in which old pedagogies emerge as retrograde solutions. Solutions exist in new Science...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 329–374.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that they are statements of fact or policy that are defended with evidence and argument by serious scientists and thinkers but which are felt to challenge the collective decency of an age. A decade on, in the age of alternative truths where evidence becomes irrelevant, dangerous ideas are emerging outside civilised debate...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
... to the nation for fauna and flora conservation, and as a source of inspiration for resilience in the face of 170 years of exploitation and over 40 years of a drying, warming climate(Wardell Johnson et al. 2015). For this much is owed to the early lively debates and engagement by committed professionals...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 446–452.
Published: 14 October 2011
... of populations to local and global extinctions. Conservation Biology 8: 60-71 Amphibian declines - judging stability, persistence, and susceptibility of populations to local and global extinctions Conservation Biology 8 60 71 Briggs, S.V., Thorton, S.A. and Lawler, W.G. 1997. Relationships between...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 216–228.
Published: 14 October 2011
... term ecological research program. Bioscience 53: 21-32. The US long term ecological research program Bioscience 53 21 32 Hughes, L. 2000. Biological consequences of global warming: Is the signal already apparent? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 15: 56-61. Biological consequences...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 329–357.
Published: 01 December 2019
... restricted. In 2017, 2019 AustralZiaoonlogist volume 40 (2) Whitley Awards 2018 the authors described seven new species, with a further In the cool season, it eats different fig species that fall into seven yet to be formally described. Having had one of the river. In warm weather, it eats the flowers...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... Human-wildlife conflict is ubiquitous around the world as both strive to survive on a planet buffeted by global change including climate warming, land clearing, invasive species, urbanisation, extreme weather events and resource extraction (Lamarque et al. 2009; Lozano et al. 2019). One of the most...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 January 2018
... relationships with seasonal rainfall patterns (Fahse et al. 1998). They found that these nomadic birds were best protected by a series of sites spread across the study region, spatially focused on areas of high resource availability. Their study sought to inform the single large or several small (SLOSS) debate...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.001
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5