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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... research projects. Bioprospectors can also emphasize the need for conservation by increasing the community's appreciation for marine biodiversity. Nevertheless, bioprospecting will only be compatible with conservation objectives if it can be shown to have no negative impacts on the environment...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608565
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... The capacity of human activities to have significant impact on marine environments was not regarded as a serious issue until the middle of the 20th century. It is now regarded as a matter of increasing urgency but the evolution of appropriate management measures presents several challenges...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... The usefulness of listing individual marine species under Threatened Species legislation is discussed with respect to the characteristics of the marine environment and its biota. It is suggested that, apart from ‘flagship species’, this is not a useful strategy to follow. Instead, habitats need...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... This chapter presents an overview of Conserving Marine Environments Out of sight, out of mind , and it provides a context for conserving Australia's marine environment by commenting on the Coasts and Oceans, Australia State of the Environment 2001 ( Theme Report ) then looks at the marine...
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
... Accidental introductions into the marine environment have been either by hull-fouling or ballast water. While a large number of species has been introduced accidently (more than 150 species are known), only a few are classified as pests. Four selected for discussion are the Seastar Asterias...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... is inconsistent because most areas of the environment in need of protection cross the jurisdictional boundaries. The practical effect of this is that some areas in need of protection are covered by a strong legislative framework, while others are not. Particularly problematic is the fact that most marine...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 188–193.
Published: 01 January 2018
... marine protected boundaries. The source of most productivity differs; in terrestrial systems it is all attached whereas in the marine environment much occurs in the water column and cannot be restrained by artificial boundaries. This has major implications for the management of marine protected areas...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... The use of marine protected areas as a major tool in marine conservation is now accepted throughout much of the world. New South Wales is committed to a process of establishing a comprehensive system of marine protected areas for all marine waters under its jurisdiction. The current status...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... There has been much discussion about the difference between marine and terrestrial systems and appropriateness of applying terrestrial conservation methods to marine systems. To investigate these issues, 43 criteria were assessed for magnitude of difference and implications for conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... Debate surrounding the effectiveness, or otherwise, of marine reserves has not been well informed by data. However, in areas where marine reserves have been established for some time, valuable information is now becoming available. New Zealand's no-take marine reserves have demonstrated large...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and relevant international organizations (CBD COP XI 2012). Conclusion Given the growing threats and pressures on the marine environment of ABNJ and its biodiversity, it is timely to incorporate and reconcile the modern conservation norms and objectives of international marine environmental law with the law...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
... 2017 Fisheries Marine conservation planning Marine reserve No–take Social impact assessment Stakeholder participation 2017 173 Introduction The Australian marine environment, encompassing the coastlines, nearshore waters, and offshore waters to the national maritime boundaries, includes...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
... access to remote areas (Koh and Wich 2012) or environments that are difficult or dangerous to access due to obstructions. Elevated observing platforms can also improve the sightability of animals, particularly in marine environments (Torres et al. 2018, Colefax et al. 2018). Traditionally, such surveys...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 55–57.
Published: 17 March 2014
... IN THE ENVIRONMENT The law includes animals as part of the environment and therefore when the law protects the environment it sometimes protects animals. The law also protects animals directly, e.g., by the National Parks and Wildllife (Marine Mammals Protection) Amendment Act 1989. However, some laws protect...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 101–111.
Published: 17 March 2014
... appeared next to the line item Life in Australia , were 70% and 74% respectively. The level of economic satisfaction had increased from 54% to 58%, while environmental satisfaction had increased from 58% to 60%. These figures may contain an explanation of why the vision was fading, why the environment...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 261–266.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of our native wildlife across all land tenures and the marine environment, and protecting natural areas in perpetuity. We hoped that a day of dangerous zoological ideas would stimulate fresh thinking and discussion about how to meet the challenges in using science to help conserve wildlife in the 21st...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 170–172.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Environment and Conservation Council Task Force on Marine Protected Areas 1999). One of the principal objectives of no take marine reserves (a class of MPAs in which all extractive uses are prohibited) is conservation of biodiversity. Here, I provide a critique of the way research is currently done to meet...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
..., environmentally-mediated diseases have affected a diverse range of both terrestrial and marine organisms. The ecological impacts of diseases are likely to be more severe when they affect habitat-forming organisms like trees, corals and seaweeds, as any impacts could cascade throughout entire communities...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 59–60.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Pat Hutchings document reflects that belief of scientists working in the Rangelands Programme that, after 30 years of research, it was just not good enough for results to be languishing in scientific journals when their implications for sound pastoral and environmental management were manifest...