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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.058
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (4): 3–6.
Published: 17 March 2014
... on an Australian Research Grant Scheme (ARGS) project studying the mammalian fossils of Wellington Caves. XCURSIONS Sunday, 19 October long Reef Rock Platform Ph~l Colman (Marine Biolog~st) will again introduce us to the fascinating world of a rock platform at low tide. Booking Essential Phone Marianne Cochrane...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... removal, which were expedited by the Commonwealth Government granting a National Interest Exemption under section 158 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and the NSW Government committing $2.5 million in funding towards the new measures. These measures moved flying-foxes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 576–580.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to establish (and then even harder to maintain) long-term ecological research and monitoring. These factors include: (1) a focus on novelty in science publication and awarding of grants that disadvantages long-term studies, (2) a paucity of long-term funding, (3) a bias against the publication of place-based...
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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.021
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... conscience of a nation. Their opinion became the organising theme of this book. The importance of this idea emerges clearly from the writings of Aldo Leopold: “If we grant the premise that an ecological conscience is possible and needed, then its first tenet must be this: economic provocation is no longer...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 128–145.
Published: 14 October 2011
... live and many of the physiological questions I have always been interested in could be answered only by field work. However, for every day in the field there have been many days preparing and delivering lectures, talking with students, writing grant proposals, going to meetings, reviewing draft theses...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 9–17.
Published: 04 October 2011
...’, the power of speciesism lies in its generally taken-for-granted, uncritically accepted, nature. In this paper, I examine the influence of this pervasive mentality in two otherwise quite unrelated incidents, one involving an unknown ex-fisherman from a peripheral part of South Australia, the other centred...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... to conservation if undertaken in an ecologically sustainable manner. Bioprospecting can provide financial benefits, but these are unlikely to advance natural resource management unless contractual agreements granting access to biodiversity specify that a percent of the fees and royalties must be used to fund...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... with experience counting flying- that impacts on the school from faeces and odour were foxes conducted ground counts (c.f. Westcott et al. 2011) not resolved. In this letter, the foundation asked that at the Kareela camp. The results ranged from 900 to authorisation for Council to disperse the camp be granted...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 272–289.
Published: 01 December 2019
... classes, were erected by God and could not be crossed. Email: s.c.nicol@utas.edu.au platypus echidna evolution history of science lactation Georges Cuvier Everard Home Robert Grant William Caldwell 272 2019 Australian Zoologist volume 40 (2) Introduction One of the most widely...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 241–250.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of platypus populations within river catchments has been observed and/or hypothesised as a result of artificial water impoundments, roads and riparian habitat degradation (Grant and Temple- Smith 2003). This could lead to subpopulations with lower MHC diversity. The aims of this study were to investigate...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 105–113.
Published: 17 March 2014
...T. R. Grant The use of small mesh size gill and drum nets in the inland fishery until around 1950 probably had a considerable impact on platypus populations in most New South Wales rivers. The prohibition of nets in the capture of introduced salmonid species by the Fisheries Act , 1902...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 30–37.
Published: 17 March 2014
... with the Cadia Mining proposal. Unpublished EIS, Woodward-Clyde. Goldney, D., 1995b. Distribution, abundance and ecology of the platypus in the Thredbo River. Supporting Document I. Unpublished Report, Environmental Studies Unit, Charles Sturt University. Grant, T. R., 1981a. Platypus populations...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 161–167.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to issues as they arise, to support and co- ordinate the high profile activities, such as the Wildlife Forums, Whitley Book Awards, Ethel Mary Read grants, and publication of the quarterly Australian and to plan new initiatives. To help achieve this busy programme there is a regular volunteer office service...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 277–281.
Published: 14 April 2015
... including renewals. Having Stewart on board is a great Postage: Noel Tait and JC Herremans. asset to the Society. Finally on the topic of our council, since 2001 Dame Whitley Awards Marie Bashir, as Governor of NSW, was Patron of the Society. Royal Patronage is granted by the individual The Whitley Awards...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 632–641.
Published: 17 March 2014
...) in a part of the New England region of New South Wales. Unpublished Honours thesis, University of New England. Faragher, R.A., Grant, T.R. and Carrick, F.N. 1979. Food of the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) with notes on the food of the Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) in the Shoalhaven River, NSW...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 458–473.
Published: 17 March 2014
...) habitat preferences using generalised linear models Australian Mammalogy 20 281 285 Forest Practices Board, 2000. Forest Practices Code. Hobart, Tasmania, Forest Practices Board. Grant, T. 1991.The biology and management of the platypus (Ornithorynchus anatinus) in New South Wales. Species...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of wildlife rehabilitation licences granted by NPWS. The Rehabilitation of Protected Fauna Policy (the Policy; Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water 2010) provides the framework for NPWS to develop and maintain partnerships with the wildlife rehabilitation sector and serves the objectives...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 810–821.
Published: 20 October 2011
... colony at Point Grant that we studied is unusual in that it is visited daily by hundreds of tourists, who walk right through its heart on a boardwalk elevated ~ 0.5 m off the ground (Fig. 1). It is commonly believed that this colony s long-term persistence (Harris and Bode 1981) indicates that its...