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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 627–632.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to be both stable and reliable thus the Taxonomic stability imperative. Before embarking on the main theme of the paper, we offer this personal perspective. Both of us have worked on long-term insect projects for over 20 years, and we here outline some of the taxonomic issues that have affected our...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998c.007
EISBN: 0-9586085-0-4
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.006
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... Dingo conservation and wild dog control have historically been seen as antagonistic. Pest animal management provisions in the new Rural Lands Protection Act 1998 will bind the crown and make it imperative that policies for agricultural protection and conservation address these historic...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Morgan S. Pratchett; Bethan J. Lang; Samuel Matthews ABSTRACT Outbreaks of the Pacific Crown-of-thorns Starfish Acanthaster cf. solaris are a major contributor to the sustained loss of coral, and the long-term degradation of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. There is a major imperative to reverse...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 420–430.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. L. Blackwell; W. L. Linklater Ecology is often criticised as a soft science that suffers from a lack of theoretical underpinning, predictive ability and empirical validation, where the synthesis of these components is a key imperative for the science. Several New Zealand and Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 38–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the species in Australia is discussed. The imperative for conservation management of the Spectacled Flying Fox is emphasized regardless of its official conservation status, particularly in relation to seed dispersal and pollination of rainforest plants. The most important component of this management must...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... biologists, conservationists and ecologists. Rarely are the professionals invited that are best placed to comment - practising wildlife veterinarians. In the past there seems to have been an ecological and environmental bias to the dialogue. It is imperative that the human side of the discussion is also put...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... of the biota and rural and regional Australia requires that we trial new and potentially more effective ways of putting people and environments back together for the mutual benefit of both. This document overviews imperatives for change, potential if challenging initiatives that could assist traditional...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... of compromise and reiterates Alan Newsome's conclusion that “there are no simple answers, and sometimes no easy compromises between the two imperatives, to eradicate and to conserve”. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.013
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
.... These results have important implications for the use of remote vegetation or environmental mapping as a surrogate for selecting reserves to conserve biodiversity. To reserve regional biodiversity in a biological group exhibiting high geographical turnover in species composition it is imperative that a reserve...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.030
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... and urban expansion. Further urbanization of this area will almost certainly have a profound impact on frog populations and conservation of wetland habitats is imperative if the decline in both abundance and diversity of frogs in this area is to be halted. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 126.
Published: 02 June 2014
... imperative override scientific warnings? Turvey s chilling rare and heavily praised, while many more attempts were conclusion is that it could. We all have a duty to remain complete failures. Few were perceived as disastrous, and vigilant. these mostly occurred on islands so their devastating impact...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of the pest, they must also remind us that sustainable farming requires attention to the broader contexts that structure not only who counts as a pest, but who will be able to contest those categorisations by imagining and enacting alternative futures. The economic imperatives of farming can often limit...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 559–567.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., and then there are the issues of recurrent funding, staff, changing animal ethics requirements, changes to administrative procedures, the hazards of storing data, new land managers, new legislation, new governments and your own health and personal life. Then there is the imperative of taxonomic stability, which as Heterick...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
... imperative. This view is widely shared but it is repeatedly trumped Conserving all our fauna as a dangerous idea 2017 283 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology by decisions to create wealth now, even if such wealth...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
... of the Central Western Region of NSW, Vol. I 136 160 Goldney, D., Bauer, J., Bryant, H., Hodgkins, D. and Watson G. 1995. Winning battles but losing the war: The education marketing imperative, pp 574-588, in Nature Conservation 4 The role of networks. Eds D. A. Saunders, J. L. Craig & E. M...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 205–213.
Published: 30 September 2020
... recognised the imperative to gather flyway-scale information to assess migratory bird populations. Intensified cooperation spearheaded by Wetlands International and BirdLife International was launched in 2013 to increase coordinated coastal monitoring and, importantly, structured monitoring of environmental...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 139–149.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and political imperatives. I was really annoyed because Western Australians had elected the Gallop Labor Government only a year ago in protest against a Coalition Government which had shown more than a little insensitivity to the concerns of Western Australians for their environment and nature...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 161–169.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., then it is imperative to build community support. This involves engaging local communities. This view foreshadows the IUCN Promise of Sydney. The marine presentations moved from State MPAs out into the open ocean, asking how marine biodiversity can be protected in the vast marine areas beyond national jurisdictions...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 January 2019
... for conservation but something that you touched on is perhaps that we need to broaden the perspective of the discussion - I ve actually met farmers who say, Feral cats, leave them alone. They keep the mice down. So, in settings outside of conservation, there can be the completely opposite imperative when...