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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 431.
Published: 14 October 2011
..., of 0.1-0.6oC in eastern Australia, while the mean summer rainfall showed a statistically significant decrease by 4-8% in southeast Australia. The analysis also showed historical land clearing has contributed to hotter and longer droughts during El Niño years, such as the severe drought of 2002/2003...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.042
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... continue to disappear through habitat destruction due to the application of poor land management techniques. The dry vine thickets of coastal and subcoastal Queensland occur as a scattered archipelago of often small, geographically isolated patches of dense scrub. Land clearing and fire management...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
... poliocephalus, urban ecology DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2020.002 Introduction al. 2017). Microchiropteran bats are rarely represented in the print media despite comprising approximately one fifth Despite pressures from intensive land clearing and of Australia s mammal species (Lunney and Moon 2011...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.020
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Australia needs a coherent strategy to integrate the management of wildlife across all forested lands. The destruction and degradation of forested lands on the Australian continent since European settlement can be attributed to a variety of factors including the need for settlements to survive...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... that make them attractive as environmental indicators, their continued existence in many instances is under threat. Land clearing and fire have played major roles in fragmenting and restricting land snail distributions in the past. Present land management techniques, in particular the use of fire in semi...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.021
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Following two centuries of land clearing, the past two decades have seen growing efforts to reestablish forest on formerly-cleared sites. While the immediate goals of reforestation vary, there is also a widespread expectation that one of its effects will be an improvement in “biodiversity value...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.029
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... and ameliorate the undesirable impacts, or better, to desist from doing those things that are harming our fauna. In the context of the above strategy all evidence suggests that government decisions and policies that encourage or condone the permanent clearing of the native vegetation from lands of better quality...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Increased nutrient levels, turbidity and siltation associated with urban and rural effluents, land clearing, foreshore erosion and river bed mining has reduced the extent of seagrass communities in the lower Hawkesbury and changed the substrate of rivers and the estuary. Mangrove communities have expanded...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 78.
Published: 01 June 1990
... was so small and unrepresentative that almost any substantial area of land still in a reasonably natural condition was seen as worth acquiring, even if it was clear that it would take some (perhaps many) years of management to return it to a condition with high conser- vation value. In some cases...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Michael Calver; Grant Wardell–Johnson ABSTRACT Impacts on the forested bioregions of south–western Australia have, since first European settlement in 1826, been extensive and dramatic. Large–scale land clearing removed over two–thirds of the vegetation for agriculture and urbanisation. Other...
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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... and wilderness, these are limited options which will achieve little in the way of conserving Australia's flora and fauna. It is far more important to end land clearing and habitat fragmentation in terrestrial environments and to cease building dams, diverting rivers and trawling for fish in aquatic environments...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... The last thing we need is prominent people promoting dangerous agriculture with more land clearing and further decimation of native flora and fauna. Instead, a largely vegetarian diet makes environmental sense while also offering health benefits. I finish by elaborating on some of these issues. lacto...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 436–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Valérie Boll The research presented here focused on the ethnozoology of frogs as viewed by two Aboriginal communities: Gängan and Gapuwiyak, which are both located in north-east Arnhem Land (Yolngu territory), Northern Territory. The aim of this research was to record traditional Aboriginal...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 351–364.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Glenn Shea The external morphology and osteology of the Land Mullet Egernia major is described based on ail available material in Australian museum collections and extant type material. The complex nomenclatural history of this species is discussed. Multivariate analysis of variation in external...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
...Anne Kerle; David Goldney; Mike Fleming The Central West and Lachlan Catchments lie west of the Great Dividing Range in central NSW and have been subjected to extensive land clearing, grazing and agricultural pressures beginning in the 1820s. Many vertebrate species are known to have disappeared...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 533–562.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... In contrast, he recorded few threats in tropical Australia. Introduced foxes and cats, poisoning and trapping techniques to control rabbits, land clearing and hunting in localized areas, and regular burning of the forests were important factors in temperate Australia. He provides information of the timing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.988
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... comprising 15% of the state but holding 88% of the state's human population. The primary threats to wildlife here are the continued impact of land clearing for urban expansion, clearing of trees on farms, the creation of more roads, droughts, altered fire regimes, exotic predators and continued logging...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 134–138.
Published: 30 September 2014
.... The study highlights an ecological significance of water-filled hollows that should be considered in the management of dry woodland habitats, where the availability of these resources may be depleted by land clearing and loss of existing hollow-bearing trees. phytotelmata arborealists Five...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... decline (grazing and land clearing), are evaluated. The factors suggested by Shortridge for overall decline are potentially interlinked: feral cats or house mice may spread disease, feral cats may be more effective as predators in the presence of abundant house mice populations and at sites where...