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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 173–180.
Published: 10 October 2011
...Christopher Slade; Bradley Law Mumbulla mine is an abandoned mine on the far south coast of NSW. It is notable for its significant population of Eastern Horseshoe Bats Rhinolophus megaphyllus . Bat species and numbers inhabiting the mine were monitored during May, July, October and November 2002...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.011
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... This study investigated the abundance and diversity of acarine (mite) communities in the soil of rehabilitated bauxite mine pits of the Northern Jarrah Eucalyptus marginata forest in south-west Australia. The areas selected had been subject to various revegetation techniques and ranged in age...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.050
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The terrestrial lizard fauna of two regenerating mine sites situated at Cobar, western New South Wales was surveyed and compared with an unmined area in the same region. Animals were captured in pitfall traps and during regular searches of each site. The two mine sites surveyed were last mined...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 387–391.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Elery Hamilton-Smith The mining of bat guano for agricultural purposes has occurred throughout Australia, and as a small localized industry has often been subject to considerable conflict. The history of this mining at Naracoorte, South Australia is outlined and demonstrates continuing conflict...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 192–200.
Published: 07 February 2013
.... Wildlife ecology and management Cristescu, R. 2011. Fauna recolonisation of mine rehabilitation through the example of arboreal marsupials, with a particular focus on the koala Phascolarctos cinereus. PhD thesis. University of New South Wales, Sydney. Cristescu, R., Ellis, W., de Villiers, D...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 369–377.
Published: 14 October 2011
..., Qld 3Koala Research Centre of Central Queensland, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Qld 4 Koala Study Program, Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072 Qld *Corresponding author. Current Address School of Integrative Biology, The University...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.914
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Conservation of Australian spiders has received scant attention to date. This chapter summarizes recent research on the biodiversity of spiders from the northern jarrah forest and their response to disturbance, in particular, the singular disturbances of burning or mining and the multiple...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 559–567.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and monitoring studies are critical to tracking the state of the environment, assessing the effectiveness of management interventions, and informing policy and practices. White and Travers, in their 38-year study of the changes in frog communities in response to sand mining, conclude that the impact of mining...
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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
.... gigas has provided much relevant information for assessing development proposals, mainly in the Pilbara where plans for iron and gold mines coincide with their habitat. There are several unresolved taxonomic issues in the fauna, and when these are resolved, the tally for the state might increase by up...
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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 109–115.
Published: 11 May 2023
...Christopher P. Slade; David M. Power ABSTRACT The Eastern Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus megaphyllus is known to roost in caves, disused mines, tunnels and old buildings. Other tropical Rhinolophus species are reported to use tree roosts, but this has not been reported for R. megaphyllus . We describe...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 643–653.
Published: 31 August 2022
... the impacts of fire in future. Such monitoring will need to incorporate the effects of other disturbance factors, such as habitat fragmentation, drought, salvage logging and longwall mining, that interact with fire, and also trial new methods to track and assist fauna to cope with the changing fire regimes...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 605–628.
Published: 01 December 2004
... the western wheatbelt; mesic coastal scrub sites around Albany; mesic forest habitat in the far south-west corner at Margaret River, Busselton, and Bunbury; semi-arid pastoral sites at Carnarvon and Gascoyne Junction; and semi-arid mining sites at Southern Cross, Kalgoorlie and Laverton. Shortridge was struck...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.015
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... remain poorly understood. Most research in the Darling District has been directed to disturbance ecology including mining, logging, fire and plant disease. Rehabilitation following bauxite mining and the dynamics and management of dieback disease caused by Phytophthora dnnamomi in the jarrah forest...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 617–626.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in the environment following mine site restoration; and the possible impact of climate change. Some advice, based on the authors' experience, is provided for researchers who are contemplating initiating long-term studies. 5 Corresponding author: Jonathan.Majer@biomonitoringinternational.com © 2018 Royal...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 464–476.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that, while many studies deal with the consequences of human effects on ecosystems, the outcomes are viewed as if humans were observers rather than participants in ecosystems. Humans are the apex animal, manipulating most ecosystems with forestry, mining, agriculture, manufacturing and urbanisation: we...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 1–14.
Published: 02 June 2014
... inextricably linked to the expansion of the island's nascent phosphate industry. The endemic rats were killed off by a disease introduced with black rats R. rattus , which according to the mining company manager Captain Samuel Vincent, were bought to the island by the SS Hindustan that arrived in December 1899...