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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.006
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to an increase in the intensity of logging. An outcome will be the cumulative loss of stand structural complexity—a problem that has had serious consequences for the conservation of biodiversity in northern hemisphere forests and would have similar deleterious impacts in Australia. It also runs counter...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... Glider ( Petauroides volans ). Ecosystem collapse long-term monitoring hollow-bearing trees wildfire logging biodiversity conservation Leadbeater’s Possum forest policy 220 2021Zoologist Australian volume 41 (2) Ten years on a decade of intensive biodiversity research after the 2009 Black...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 330–339.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of a population compared to those protected from shooting. Comparative shooting intensity was more important in its effect on local populations than the type of shooting that was conducted. Populations which experienced high shooting intensities (10% and above shot/year) tended to have **** adult females than...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.030
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... term, occasional high intensity wildfires in spring or summer encourage the growth of a dense understorey. Some fire regimes, particularly frequent, low-intensity bums in autumn currently used in forest management, will reduce and eventually eliminate the dense understorey. As it is lost, many native...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.053
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... are fragile and low in productivity, and thus should be managed sensitively to exploit such attributes as their intense solar radiation and great aesthetic values. There is also recognition that although the semi-arid regions on the fringes of the true deserts have offered more potential for human settlement...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and reduced longevity so much so that the World Health Organization has labelled meat a carcinogen. Modern meat production depends on intensive animal production and the feeding of crops to animals, commonly known as “factory farming” or, more formally, “Industrial Farm Animal Production” (IFAP...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
... camera-trapping surveys between 2012 and 2015 and more intensive surveys between 2015 and 2016 also failed to detect any individuals. The lack of detections from targeted surveys over seven years between 2009 and 2016 suggests that the Tyagarah population of the subspecies has been lost. Reasons...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., blackbutt dominated regrowth native forests with a low tree species diversity. Trees of 40-80 cm dbh and stands with more than three koala food tree species per survey plot (50 by 50 m) were preferred. Historical timber harvesting practices involving low intensity harvesting of large diameter stems were...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
... events resulted in large numbers of Grey-headed Flying-foxes Pteropus poliocephalus requiring rescue and rehabilitation. Prolonged drought and intense bushfires reduced available foraging resources for the Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata and Mountain Pygmy-possum Burramys parvus...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 784–800.
Published: 01 December 2018
... using two types of aircraft: fixed-wing and helicopters. The NSW Commercial Kangaroo Harvest Management Plan 2017–21 states that harvest quotas are set at between 15 and 17% of the estimated kangaroo populations. As an example of the scale and intensity of kangaroo distribution and harvesting in NSW...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 627–632.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the taxonomic process more uniform, less labor intensive and hopefully more stable over time. 5 Corresponding author email: B.Heterick@Curtin.edu.au © 2018 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2018 taxonomic listings taxonomic theory species concepts COI barcoding MOTUs metagenomics...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 591–609.
Published: 01 December 2018
... wheatbelt of Western Australia was studied intensively from 1969 to 1976, and then monitored in early September and November most breeding seasons until 1996. Monitoring resumed in 2009 following the same protocols used from 1977 until 1996, but with at least one extra monitoring visit, usually in January...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 434–439.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the proximity of others. During the spring mating season (August–September) of 2017, a large male Carpet Python took up residence with a reproductive female on the roof of a house in northeastern New South Wales for at least six weeks, and was observed in intense battles with two rival males that arrived...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Robin Warner ABSTRACT The increasing intensity and impacts of human activities in the global oceans pose significant threats to the extensive repository of marine species, habitats and ecosystems in the vast marine areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ). This article examines the scope...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
... load of the aspiration to conserve the biodiversity of NSW now seems feasible, even desirable, especially given the increasing intensity of land use from never–ending population growth and its impacts, such as land clearing, roading, logging, water use, alien invasive species and climate change...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 477–487.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Daniel P Faith ABSTRACT Ecosystem services programs are rapidly increasing and are seen as a pathway for biodiversity conservation based on the attractive idea that quantified values of the ecosystem services of intact land may exceed any gains from conversion to intensive logging or other non...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.025
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... community structure was studied at three locations subjected to different long-term burning frequencies (fire protected, low intensity spring burns at 2-3 year intervals and annual low intensity spring burns). Within the annually burned area, the effects of fire and grazing exclusion for a three-year period...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.860
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... community structure was studied at three locations subjected to different long-term burning frequencies (fire protected, low intensity spring burns at 2–3 year intervals and annual low intensity spring burns). Within the annually burned area, the effects of fire and grazing exclusion for a three-year period...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael J. Murphy The widespread Common Dunnart Sminthopsis murina is typically only infrequently found during trapping studies. Pitfall trapping is generally considered a more reliable trapping method for dunnarts than Elliott-type box traps, but is often time consuming and labour-intensive...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 472–484.
Published: 01 September 2015
... to other, biased techniques. To investigate this issue, measures of absolute abundance of reptiles were obtained by intensively searching measured quadrats (total removal plots), usually 5 m by 5 m, in two areas, with results compared with those obtained from pitfall trapping in one of these areas. Pitfall...