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Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 28 April 2023
...Brett A. Summerell ABSTRACT The majority of Australia’s unique flora has evolved in isolation separated from many of the world’s major plant pathogens. As these pathogens have made their way into Australia the impact on plant species, ecological communities and the fauna that depends on them has...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 643–653.
Published: 31 August 2022
... of their ecological impacts. Whereas much of the focus of the 2019–2020 fires was on vertebrates, significant research was also carried out on a diverse range of invertebrate taxa. The studies of the invertebrate groups found that different taxa respond variably to fire and also emphasised the difficulties in judging...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 462–478.
Published: 13 July 2022
... and taxonomically well known at species level. The principal target group comprised 12 species of Scarabaeinae (dung beetles) which had been listed as potentially significantly impacted by the 2019–20 fires. The results indicate that most species are fire tolerant and no species could be considered threatened...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 326–351.
Published: 20 May 2022
... climate change. Wildfires are extreme environmental events that result in dramatic fluctuations in temperature and moisture, which are likely to disproportionately impact animals such as amphibians (Anura) whose distributions and ecology are strongly tied to climate. In response to the 2019/20 Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 487–490.
Published: 27 October 2020
...Warren Schofield The impact of predation by dingoes/wild dogs on livestock creates extreme amounts of stress, angst and anger within rural communities. How do we return to a well-managed landscape and once again have positive communication between stakeholders? Wild dogs attack livestock. Dingoes...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 462–467.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and an integral part of the research. It is now possible to set up a network of social media platforms that communicates research to a bespoke audience that may create real impact for that research. Here I look at opportunities for researchers to communicate their research to various audiences using social media...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 16–19.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Paul Stein FAIRWEATHER, P., 1992. Problems in, and suggestions for improving the use of science in environmental impact assessment. Australian Biologist 5(2): 112. Problems in, and suggestions for improving the use of science in environmental impact assessment Australian Biologist...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 93–110.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graham Pyke Fauna Impact Statements (FISs) are now required in association with all actions in New South Wales which are, considered likely to “take or kill” “endangered” fauna. In this paper it is argued that “take or kill” is equivalent to having a significant impact on either individuals...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 432–442.
Published: 17 March 2014
... The control of dingoes in New South Wales in the period 1883- 1930 and i ts likely impact on their distribution and abundance Alistair S. Glen' and Jeff Short2 'School of Biological Sciences A08. University of Sydney, NSW 2006,Australia. 'CSlRO Wildlife and Ecology, Private Bag 5,Wembley,WA 69 13,Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1047–1052.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Andrew Norris; Shelley Burgin The disruption of endocrine systems due to environmental contaminants potentially impacts on developmental, behavioural, regulatory, and reproductive systems of wildlife. A major source of exposure of wildlife (terrestrial and aquatic) to endocrine disrupting compounds...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... mitigating adverse impacts identified by the monitoring. With regard to the platypus, detection of adverse impacts by a monitoring program can be constrained by both limitations on the sampling techniques currently available (observations and/or capture by netting and/or assessment of important habitat...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.049
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... We are concerned at how research agendas of science, and conservation biology in particular, are potentially being deformed by the dominant influence of a single entity, Journal Impact Factors, which in turn reflect the business model of the USA-based global corporate entity Thomson Reuters. We...