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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 296–297.
Published: 31 August 2021
...Oliver Costello; Noel Webster; Dan Morgan © 2021 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2021 A statement on the cultural importance of the dingo Oliver Costello, Noel Webster and Dan Morgan Representatives of the Bundjalung,Yuin Walbunja, and Southern Yuin Tribes DOI: httpsdoi.org...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 610–628.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Cameron A. Graham; Martine Maron; Clive A. McAlpine ABSTRACT Invasive predators are identified as an important threatening process implicated in native species decline and extinction in Australia. This study aimed at developing our understanding of landscape-level spatial patterns in the red fox...
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 561–563.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Land System is characterised by extensive slightly undulating stony plains overlain with sandplains and occasional small drainage flats. The main soil types The importance of Yapunyah Eucalyptus ochrophloia as a food source for the Pied Honeyeater Certhionyx variegatus in Far West New South Wales...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 554–560.
Published: 20 October 2011
... groups, primarily from mid-eastern and northeastern Queensland, that exemplify the importance of rock landscapes in the persistence of rainforest lineages. climate change microclimate vertebrates invertebrates Adam, P. 1992. Australian Rainforests. Clarendon Press, Oxford...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 276–282.
Published: 14 October 2011
... and are known only to leave the water to lay eggs (Legler and Georges 1987). Because the duration of dives in freshwater turtles is thought to be primarily limited by oxygen availability and consumption rate (Santos et al. 1990), one of the most important physiological challenges they face is that of oxygen...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... have the most biological importance to the activity of a range of bat species and that, in conjunction with studies on other components of biodiversity, the riparian zone rarely extends beyond the stream-bed channel in the Pilliga forests. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.040
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... As formal reservation targets are attained in Tasmania, a large component of habitats important for populations of threatened fauna will remain in the ‘off-reserve’ landscape. Over eighty percent of Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor foraging habitat occurs on private land, potentially subject...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.057
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
.... The importance of listing to the promotion of the development of conservation measures for threatened species is discussed. The potential for the implementation of Threat Abatement Plans to play a major role in biodiversity conservation is stressed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.027
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... This paper examines the role of species level studies in assessing arthropod biodiversity and understanding the processes that shape it. Examples from one of the most species-rich groups of insects , the parasitic Hymenoptera, are used to examine the importance of data at the species level...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 182–198.
Published: 31 August 2022
...Michelle Ward; James E.M. Watson; Aaron Greenville; Golo Maurer; Stephanie Todd; William Geary; Ayesha Tulloch ABSTRACT The 2019/20 wildfire season was devastating for Australia’s biodiversity and unprecedented in its extent and severity, yet the consequences for sites important for biodiversity...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 568–579.
Published: 11 August 2020
...Bradley P. Smith; Shennai G. Palermo; Lyn Watson As we enter an era of global mass extinctions, it is important to tackle wildlife research and conservation from multiple fronts, including those made available by wildlife organisations, zoos and sanctuaries. Captive studies are particularly useful...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 15–22.
Published: 02 June 2014
...David Paull; David Milledge; Phil Spark; Sally Townley; Kevin Taylor Habitats where rodents breed and congregate provide key refuge and foraging resources and as such may be important for the survival of local populations. The habitat characteristics at spring-time breeding and congregation sites...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 463–533.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Ian Abbott Based on new evidence (700 records), this paper provides a detailed account of the importation, release, occurrence, establishment, spread, and early impact on prey animals of the red fox, Vulpes vulpes , in Victoria and adjacent parts of south-eastern Australia. Foxes were imported...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Solenopsis invita Buren (the red imported fire ant) was officially identified in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia in early 2001 and soon after a national fire ant eradication program (funded by the Australian, State and Territory governments) to remove fire ants from Australia was approved...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.046
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... with the local abundance of A. stuartii and R. fuscipes were used as day time shelters by each species. Because the three study species are common in forest environments in eastern Australia, they are not considered important from perspectives of conservation or management. However, in local areas where...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.047
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... important for this species and, if so, why they were important. Buffers were important in maintaining populations of vulnerable bird species after the first logging rotation. Of the six species that declined after logging, only one (the Golden Whistler) showed a significant decrease in buffers...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.012
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... In many aquatic systems, cascading trophic interactions are important determinants of community structure, via top-down (predation) and bottom-up (productivity) factors. In contrast, little is known of the importance of these factors in the structuring of diverse terrestrial communities...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.063
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... is of great importance, both because of their role in the ecosystem and because their diversity in social and mating structures provides unparalleled opportunities for broad evolutionary studies. Major threats to the Australian bee fauna are illustrated by examples, and include habitat deterioration...