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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 146–155.
Published: 31 August 2021
... author. chad.beranek@uon.edu.au Cape Range National Park endemism lizard North West Cape reptile skink isolation A significant range extension for the Western Soil-Crevice Skink Proablepharus reginae (Glauert 1960) and an updated reptile species list of Cape Range, Western Australia Chad...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 228–256.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Paul Adam ABSTRACT The thirtieth anniversary of the nomination of New South Wales rainforests for World Heritage listing provided an opportunity to reflect on the process by which the nomination came about. I discuss the development of ideas about ‘heritage’, as it applies to the natural...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.034
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... A list of 470 theses relating to herpetology in the broad sense, produced by students at Australian universities, is presented. By far the majority of theses have been produced since 1970, and almost half by just three institutions, the Universities of Sydney, Western Australia and Melbourne. ...
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
... Listing decisions are a form of risk assessment supported largely by expert judgement. Expert judgements of rare events in novel circumstances are error prone. Experts are susceptible to social influences and their views are shaped by context, framing, and personal values. Expert judgment...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.055
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Amateur and professional Australian butterfly specialists were asked in a postal questionnaire for their opinions on the consequences of listing the species that were protected in each state. Fifty-seven replies were received from 169 questionnaires sent. The results indicate that problems...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.059
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The Western Australian Threatened Species Scientific Committee was formed in 1997 following the disbanding of separate flora and fauna committees. Its role is to advise the Minister for the Environment on the listing of threatened and specially protected flora and fauna under the Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.058
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... As specified by the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 , the Scientific Committee is responsible for listing threatened species, populations, ecological communities and key threatening processes in schedules of the Act, as well as for several review and advisory tasks. In this paper...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... This paper looks at how a retail native mammal pet industry may be structured and regulated. The factors which determine a native mammal's suitability to pet keeping are reviewed. The paper also presents a short list of species with sufficient potential to warrant evaluation as pets. This short...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The 2007 amendments to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) commenced on 19 February 2007. These amendments provide, among other things, greater flexibility in the assessment and referral process, establish a new process for listing threatened species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... On 4 May 2001, the NSW Scientific Committee made a Final Determination to list the Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus as a Vulnerable species in New South Wales on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act. The Committee made this determination because, in its view...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 816–846.
Published: 20 April 2022
... not listed in either Scopus or Web of Science (Core Collection) or Web of Science (all databases), citations to them could still be retrieved using either a secondary documents search (Scopus) or cited reference search (versions of Web of Science). Chapters from twenty-six books were cited in Scopus in 2020...
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 NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 provides for the listing on schedules of threatened species, populations, ecological communities and of key threatening processes. The definitions of these concepts are discussed. The implicit component parts of the definition of species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The Grey-headed Flying-fox was listed in 2001 as a vulnerable species in NSW under the provisions of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. This paper outlines the legal implications which arise from listing a species as vulnerable in NSW. These include legal protection from harm...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 182–198.
Published: 31 August 2022
... and other world heritage values remain unknown. Here, we summarise the 2019/20 wildfire impacts on key sites set aside for, or identified as being important for, biodiversity, with specific reference to nationally designated protected areas, World Heritage Listings, and Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs). We...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.053
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area is one of largest and least inhabited of the world heritage areas where natural processes and ecological systems can continue to occur in a relatively undisturbed state. It provides important habitat for 13 invertebrate species listed under...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 627–632.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... In many cases this involves the production of species lists. Reliably identified lists of species of one or more groups of taxa are desirable if not mandatory for decision making by stakeholders in environmentally-based long-term research. Both straightforward factors (i.e., quality of the taxonomy...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.064
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... There are currently 20 species, populations or communities of fish, aquatic invertebrates and marine vegetation listed on the threatened species schedules of the NSW Fisheries Management Act 1994. Two of these species are the eastern freshwater cod Maccullochella ikei , and the grey nurse...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The NSW government has seen fit to list the Grey Headed Flying-fox (GHFF) as Vulnerable. The listing will limit the ability of fruit growers to protect their crops from damage by this species. The GHFF has been protected by government on behalf of the community. In my submission...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 294–301.
Published: 14 April 2015
...Gonzalo Murialdo; Kristin Kleisner; Jack Wolfenden; Julie Old The bush stone-curlew Burhinus grallarius is listed as ‘Near threatened’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. In NSW, bush stone-curlews are listed as ‘Endangered’ under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 . The present...