1-20 of 520 Search Results for

knowledge

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 76–80.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Heather Goodall ABSTRACT This paper argues that it was environmental knowledge, which Aboriginal people held and traded, that formed the basis of the slender chances they had for survival in the changed circumstances of British settlement in Sydney. The case study is centred on the life and work...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 381–382.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: Mosman. Herpetology in Australia: a Diverse Discipline 1 414 EDITORIAL Lack of awareness and knowledge about biodiversity The New South Wales Slate of the Enuironmcnl report (EPA 1997) is chilling reading. The environmental damage and losses that it describes are great, our ability to assess...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The Spectacled Flying-fox is listed as vulnerable within its range in Australia despite being recognised as an agricultural pest and there being significant gaps in our knowledge of its ecology. Stakeholders, such as management agencies and fruit farmers, have many questions that we...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.004
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... is known about them and most attention has been devoted to documenting their distribution rather than studying their impact. Many other introduced species may also be pests, but our knowledge of coastal systems is such that they are not currently recognized. Finally, a plea is made t o implement control...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 80–83.
Published: 01 June 1990
... at systemitizing the conservation status of plant and animal communities and species native to Australia. John Whitehouse's paper acknowledges most of the events in the growth of knowledge of conservation needs in New South Wales but fails to acknowledge the contributions of the Fauna Protection Panel and staff...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 110–117.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in south-east Queensland Maritza C. de Oliveira,' Geoffrey C. Smith' and Luke D. Hogan' 'Forest Wildlife, Forest Ecosystem Research and Assessment, Resource Sciences and Knowledge, Department of Natural Resources (DNR), 80 Meiers Road, Indooroopilly, Queensland 4068 ABSTRACT A pilot study, using remotely...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.008
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... platforms. Research since 2001 has revealed many previously unknown rock art sites with depictions of animals, especially in Wollemi National Park, as well as greater knowledge about contemporary animal distributions. In this paper archaeological and natural history studies are brought together...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.070
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Invertebrate minibeasts have often been used as focal points for the creation of innovative classroom experiences. However, behind every successful classroom activity lies a good biological knowledge for trouble-shooting, knowledge of children’s cognitive abilities and a capacity for embedding...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.018
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... and the existing state of public knowledge concerning these threats. It then analyses the results of the Who Cares About the Environment? report, conducted by the Office of Environment and Heritage, New South Wales (2012). It concludes that these reports illustrate a disturbing lack of knowledge and awareness...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.054
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... is a legitimate source of knowledge, but only if it is fallible. A range of behavioural and numerical methods may be employed to elicit, combine and communicate opinions in deliberation processes by expert groups. Expert groups provide an efficient and convenient way of synthesising a broad range of knowledge...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.066
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... In this chapter we apply an ecological approach to considering the vertebrate species listed on the current schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. We do so in light of our knowledge of the threats that have impacted on the vertebrate fauna of NSW, but mainly...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... The general absence of knowledge about forest fauna and their habitat requirements led to the appointment of a Forestry Commission wildlife ecologist in 1975 and a dramatic increase in research in collaboration with the Australian Museum, National Parks and Wildlife Service, CSIRO and the universities...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.049
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Science in place is part of a wider interdisciplinary project, Strata: deserts past, present and future. It examines the spatial construction of knowledge around the archaeologically significant site, Puritjarra, in Australia's Western Desert. It uses a ‘history of ideas’ approach...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.888
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... An ecological survey of tree trunk invertebrates in northern New South Wales was used as a model to demonstrate both the scale of arthropod diversity and the limits of our knowledge. Sticky traps were an effective way of systematically sampling trunk-utilising invertebrates, particularly Diptera...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.049
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... the Ku-ring-gai Bat Conservation Society (KBCS) has been running a bat education program in Sydney. This program aims to increase public knowledge and understanding of flying-foxes and microbats in order to improve their profile and assist in the development of more positive attitudes and a greater...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.081
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... the study is that the different constructions of wildlife by the two groups could be linked to the way in which wildlife knowledge is acquired: strongly knowledge-based for wildlife managers and primarily experience-based for feeders. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... The Australian arid zone is a large complex area. In order to maintain its biodiversity, it is essential that landscape-wide and long-term analyses form the backdrop to the development of management strategies. From the current knowledge of the biodiversity and ecology of the arid zone...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The bat fauna of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is more diverse than that of Australia, yet knowledge of the distribution and ecology of PNG's 57 microchiropteran species is particularly poor, almost a third being known from five or less localities. The lack of knowledge is partly due to problems...