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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 505–517.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Micaela Jemison ABSTRACT The media plays a key role in shaping public definition of a human-wildlife disease conflict and the acceptance of nominated solutions. While the One Health approach has brought together science and health disciplines to manage emerging infectious diseases (EIDs...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 462–467.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and an integral part of the research. It is now possible to set up a network of social media platforms that communicates research to a bespoke audience that may create real impact for that research. Here I look at opportunities for researchers to communicate their research to various audiences using social media...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 19–23.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., H., 1992. Ecology on Tlial. Pp. 2 5 3 4 in Zoology in Cwtl ed by D. Lunney. Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Mosman, NSW. Simple journalists or simple scientists?: are environmental issues too complex for the media? Harry F. Recher Department of Ecosystem Management, The University o f New England...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 417–420.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney; Lyndall Dawson; Bradley Law A fauna survey of the Sydney 3 Olympics: the media profile and i ts symbolic significance Some zoologists spent their time avoiding the Olympics, but most, along with 3.8 billion people around the world, watched the spectacular Sydney Olympic games...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 287.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney; Alison Matthews; Peter Wilson Zoology and the Media A forum of the Royal Zoological Society of NSW Edited by Daniel Lunney, Alison Matthews and Peter Wilson Contents Daniel Lunney and Alison Matthews: Throw a koala on the barbie (Daily Telegraph 15 July 1997): an analysis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 298–315.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Len Martin Do scientists maintain a public silence over major issues for fear of the media? I argue that the threat is more apparent than real, and while the relationship can be stressful, scientists and journalists have much in common in searching for the truth. TV treatment of complex scientific...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 115–116.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Amanda Armstrong The responsibilities of the media Amanda Armstrong "Green and Practical" Kadio Na~ional Science Unit, GPO Box 999.1, Sydney, IqSW 2001 Thls papet rum rlehve,ed to n cur$erence entitled "Repo,hng tiie E?luiron~r~ent", orpnzzerl bj' the Centre fa? Independent Jorrrnallsm...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 5–19.
Published: 07 September 2012
...Daniel Lunney; Chris Moon When disasters occur, media reporting tends to focus on the impacts on humans and their property, with only occasional references made to impacts on natural assets such as wildlife. We looked at a range of print and internet media sources to examine the way the media treat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... or which claim to represent citizens' interests. The purpose of this activity is to provide sources of commentary which can be cited in media coverage. This paper examines three ways in which public debate and news coverage on climate change are shaped by the activities of climate change deniers...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.035
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... “In the end Steve Irwin got too close” ( Sydney Morning Herald 5/9/06). Steve Irwin's untimely death generated an instantaneous and massive response by the media. The cause of his death - a stingray barb - highlights a vital part of the topic of how close we should be to wildlife for our own...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.048
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... examine interactions and their effectiveness by focusing on case studies where major policy shifts have occurred in favour of conservation on arid zone river systems. Science and the media have played a prominent role, along with useful alliances. For scientists, there are major challenges besides doing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.067
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... It seems even in this current age of scientific enlightenment our spineless invertebrate cousins are still being ignored and despised. It remains a hard call for anyone wishing to use the electronic media to push the case for the importance of invertebrates in biodiversity research and nature...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.005
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... This is a discussion of the ways in which postage stamps might serve to raise awareness and interest, and through associated media and events, to increase understanding. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 487–491.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of citizen science for NSW (Erin Roger, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage) How social media can create impacts for research (Paul Willis, Media Engagement Services) A citizen-driven tool to help monitor avian biodiversity in urban greenspaces of Sydney (Corey Callagham, University of New South Wales...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 324–328.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michelle Christy Although problems such as inaccurate coverage, lack of professionalism and maturity arise when scientists deal with the media, the media do increase the public profile of projects, help attain funding and inform the public of legislative processes. Overall, from the perspective...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 288–293.
Published: 14 April 2015
.... holocyclus in the media and blamed for outbreaks of ticks and disease fears, creating conflicts between conservation and tick management. We discuss how evidence for bandicoots being essential to the I. holocyclus life cycle has originated from a small number of papers that were limited in scope. False...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... The need to present scientific research to a popular audience is becoming increasingly apparent. Presenting arid zone research in the media, particularly on television, raises a number of difficulties that are best solved through planning and preparation. Awareness of the logistical problems...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 10 May 2022
... experienced by affected communities, perceived disease risks from flying-foxes, frustrations with there being no immediately effective solutions and the portrayal of flying-foxes and associated issues in the media. To address these issues, there has been considerable effort to engage communities to promote...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 243–255.
Published: 06 May 2022
...Daniel Lunney; Holly Cope; Indrie Sonawane; Ron Haering ABSTRACT Koala rescue from the bushfires over the extended 2019–2020 fire season in NSW was a high-profile media topic over many months. We sought to determine how many fire-affected koalas were rescued and admitted to rehabilitation in NSW...