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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 49–53.
Published: 01 June 1990
..., the processes leading to soil salinization, wind erosion, water erosion and fouling of water supplies, etc. must be reversed. This will involve revegetating very large areas, i.e., whole landscapes. At present we know much about rehabilitating small areas such as mine sites and other derelict land, but we know...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.057
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.009
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... of observing, tricks for improving the encounters, and levels of interpretation involved. Some of these are more desirable than others, both from the observer's and/or animal's point of view. This is a genuinely multi-disciplinary area which fulfils real human needs and can be made to both build support...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.047
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... were positive to all involved and provided an enhanced student learning and experience, while supporting the integration of teaching and learning for the academics involved. This integration of the twin activities of teaching and research provided academic staff with opportunities to develop...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.031
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... This paper reviews the factors involved in the decline, both inter- and intra-specific, of Australian frogs from both disturbed and apparently pristine habitats. Despite a lack of published accounts and an absence of long term population studies, a variety of causes were identified. Habitat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.024
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... of forest fauna. We conclude that EIA should commence earlier and be more fully integrated with development planning, and it should continue through the construction and operational stages of the development in the form of monitoring of actual environmental impacts. There should be more involvement...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
.... Thus, a major aspiration of involving the community in biodiversity conservation will not be fulfilled. By the same token, some communities are rejecting the inclusion of scientific research when dealing with conservation problems. The Natural Heritage Trust (NHT), for example, receives massive funding...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... in their local area and for management to be undertaken using non-lethal means. Essentially, peri-urban kangaroos were wanted; preferably alive. High participation rates (91%) by local residents demonstrate there is potential for actively involving communities in the management of human-kangaroo conflicts...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... into two categories. The first relates to visitor experience and tourism product while the second involves animal welfare issues. Potential and realised problems associated with the feeding of wildlife include habituation and attraction, disruption of normal activities, increased aggregation of animals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.053
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
..., and intimidating people involved. To be effective in countering attacks, it is valuable to challenge each of these methods, namely by exposing actions, validating targets, interpreting actions as unfair, mobilising support and not relying on official channels, and standing up to intimidation. On a wider scale...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... wildlife from non native fauna; and involve the residential and commercial community in wildlife and wildlife habitat conservation and rehabilitation. On site works, as shown in the before and after photographs, carried out by council staff, contractors and council assisted volunteers, have resulted...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... as a conservation tool and the animal welfare issues involved has proved to be difficult. This review examines the arguments on either side. It also raises the question of how long selection for resistance will take to develop. The presence of resistant vertebrates in Western Australia is ascribed to the selective...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.011
EISBN: 0959995145
... In June 1985 approximately 62 False Killer Whales stranded at Crowdy Head, New South Wales, at least 33 of which were refloated in a three-day rescue operation. The successful operation involved overland transport of the whales and use of a still-water holding area. The cohesion...
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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
.... A brief synopsis of the legal issues involved in the keeping of native animals in captivity in New South Wales is presented as well as, from a veterinary perspective, the advantages and disadvantages of keeping various species. The nature of the human-companion animal bond is also discussed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... it is difficult to quantify the magnitude of the problem, identify contributing factors or prioritise potential solutions. One source of data is the Traffic Accident Database System of NSW that is maintained by the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority. We queried this database for crashes involving animals in NSW over...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... for conservation into the 21st century. We have to integrate people and nature, and involve people in conservation across landscapes within and outside parks and reserves. This will require working with local people, understanding cultural factors, sharing knowledge and power, and developing and applying...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... involve observing dolphins and whales from land and boats, as well as swimming with or feeding them in controlled situations. However, while there are obvious benefits of cetacean ecotourism to local communities, there may be associated costs to the animals and their environment. Research is being...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.015
EISBN: 0959995145
..., the area in which the protection applies differs for each group. Permit and licence requirements for scientific research and ANPWS involvement in marine mammal research are outlined. Current legislative protection is directed at preventing the direct killing and capture of marine mammals but further...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.020
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... only some conservation problems and community efforts usually are broad but diffuse, conservation of biodiversity would be best served if the two approaches were integrated. To achieve this objective, scientists must become more involved in activities at the community level, whereas community groups...