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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
... s environmental problems from the loss of species to the contamination of land, air and water. Changes in Africa in the last 50 years exemplifies these claims: the population increased by 272% but the per capita Ecological Footprint the goods and services used by an average person...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 146–153.
Published: 01 December 2017
... is booming and history tells us that the rangelands will suffer further as a result. Additionally, ‘cluster’ fencing, introduced in some areas for wild dog control, is being hailed as a good way to ‘manage’ kangaroos. The future of the rangelands remains bleak. 146 2017 To make things worse for rangelands...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 203–206.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., Proctor, W. and Anderson, H., 2001.Biodiversity, Australia State of the Environment Report 2001 (Theme Report), CSIRO Publishing on behalf of the Department of the Environment and Heritage, Canberra. 203February 2003 AustralianZoologist volume 32 (2) Thoughts on good writing and the recent CSIRO...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 336–339.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of pictures. Good pictures can make all the difference. A compelling photo can gain a story prominent newspaper coverage; and the rule is that without interesting pictures, there is no television story. There is a lot scientists can do to make the media work to their advantage. Unless they learn to use...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 341–348.
Published: 14 October 2011
... bone strain and the failure of a good hypothesis M.B. Bennett and M.R. Forwood Department of Anatomical Sciences, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland, 4072 Australia E-mail: m.bennett@uq.edu.au m.forwood@griffith.edu.au A B ST R A C T Fluorochrome labelling of bone formation was used...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 408–413.
Published: 14 October 2011
...) and the following information was obtained from that one source. Bell frogs (Litoria aurea and L. raniformis) were introduced to New Zealand in the late 19th century. The first documented introductions were conducted by the Bell frog populations in New Zealand - good news or bad news? Phillip J. Bishop Department...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Humans think in dichotomies, and one of the most potent of these in conservation is ‘native’ versus ‘exotic’, whereby native species are considered good and exotic species bad. This dichotomy is generally useful but leads to some confused thinking. Dingoes are often claimed to be native dogs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.016
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.077
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 76–80.
Published: 01 December 2017
... at the next stop. All the people visited were living from eating the fish they caught as well as selling their fish and other goods. So, the accounts of these travellers, although revolving around Biddy, sketch a network of local knowledge, based on Aboriginal people but also sometimes the settlers living...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (1): 26–33.
Published: 17 March 2014
... a good blood supply and these become filled up, i.e., saturated with nitrogen first. Conversely tissues with a poor blood supply become saturated last. Now let us consider the off-loading of nitrogen. When a diver rises towards the surface the whole process is reversed. The nitrogen leaves the tissues...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.875
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.010
EISBN: 0959995145
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... by private markets breaks down when confronted by public goods or goods with large externalities such as clean air, national defence and forest fauna. Cost-benefit analysis is a public decision-making mechanism designed to account for all of the economic values associated with a particular resource...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.034
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The branchiopod family Chydoridae is present in many freshwater ecosystems, and chydorids are an important and significant component of aquatic food webs. These cladocerans are diverse and abundant, and provide an important link between primary producers and secondary consumers. They make good...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... Good conservation outcomes depend on sound science that underpins management actions. Good data are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain as competing philosophies and emotive debate interfere with the processes that regulate conservation science. Iconic wildlife species are highly...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.019
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
.... Researchers are ranked on a range of quantitative assessments to measure the quality of their work, and the results influence employment prospects, grants, tenure and promotions. Unfortunately, researchers anxious to maximise their prospects may concentrate on good scores, not good science. This could change...