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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 19 July 2021
...Julie Reeves; Scott Burnett; Elizabeth Brunton ABSTRACT Virtual wildlife fencing presents as a cost-effective measure for roadkill mitigation, which aids in reducing fragmentation of wildlife populations by facilitating safer movement of wildlife across the landscape. In this study, we conducted...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
... mitigation of rabbit impacts in Australia Tanja Strive1,2* and Tarnya E. Cox2,3 1Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Health & Biosecurity, Canberra, ACT, Australia 2Centre for Invasive Species Solutions, Canberra, Australia 3Vertebrate Pests Research Unit, New South Wales Department...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... behaviour change. In total, the skills developed in intensively managing small populations and opportunities presented by well managed, captive populations are underutilised and will become more relevant in implementing mitigation strategies for the management of biodiversity under a changing climate. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... by control techniques employed by horticulturists to mitigate flying-fox damage, including shooting and netting. The NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change and the NSW Department of Primary Industries are working collaboratively to investigate flying-fox damage to commercial crops, quantify...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.032
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... status of the Grey-headed Flying-fox from protected to vulnerable means that the NPWS policy must be adapted to address damage mitigation of a threatened species. The NPWS has considered a number of alternatives in its management strategy including ending licensed harm to flying-foxes, issuing licences...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matthew Mo; Mike Roache; Rebecca Williams; Ian N. Drinnan; Beth Noël ABSTRACT The management of the Kareela flying-fox camp in southern Sydney, New South Wales, is a case study of the challenges faced by local councils trying to mitigate negative impacts from flying-foxes on their communities. When...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... into neighbouring residential, recreational and industrial areas. Prior to this, impacts had been mitigated through vegetation clearing to create buffer zones and residential subsidies for mitigation equipment and services. The influx warranted additional measures such as a dispersal program and further vegetation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... This study describes a survey of roadkill in a suburban area of Sydney, Australia. The study was conducted by a community activist motivated by the rejection of a roadkill mitigation proposal by state Roads and Traffic Authority on the basis of insufficient evidence of need. Roadkills were...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... Measures to mitigate these impacts on fauna have been or are currently being trialed and have proved successful for many species of wildlife. Mitigation may be achieved by maintenance of canopy connectivity or restoration of rainforest connectivity via corridors, faunal underpasses under roads...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.092
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... are described and strategies for their mitigation are discussed. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... mitigating adverse impacts identified by the monitoring. With regard to the platypus, detection of adverse impacts by a monitoring program can be constrained by both limitations on the sampling techniques currently available (observations and/or capture by netting and/or assessment of important habitat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... briefly survey the diversity of Sydney's fish fauna, highlighting key aspects of life history that relate to distribution, and key habitats. Several iconic species are described in more detail, and local and climate change threats are outlined in relation to mitigation opportunities. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 283–286.
Published: 04 December 2020
...Radika J. Michniewicz; Jodie Danvers ABSTRACT Combined drainage/fauna culverts and dedicated fauna underpasses are routinely used to mitigate the potential barrier effects of roads and reduce road-related mortality. To determine the success of underpasses constructed as part the Pacific Highway...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... continue to prevaricate over addressing climate change other threats continue to cause loss and degradation of biodiversity. Unless there are continuing and increased measures to address these other threats, then by the time greenhouse mitigation measures start to have effect biodiversity will have been...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... on preventing or even mitigating the effects of human-induced climate change. As a consequence, the changes needed in society are now too great to expect action in time to avoid catastrophic climate change and species extinction. It is evident that humans are not clever enough to prevent the collapse of global...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 and the EPBC Act. An assessment procedure for incorporating these species into ecological impact assessment is suggested. The ability to provide for climate change adaptation for such species through mitigation and compensatory measures is also explored. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 220–230.
Published: 11 November 2020
... been prior to European settlement. The ongoing decline of key components of the Mountain Ash ecosystem has led to it being classified as Critically Endangered and at high risk of ecosystem collapse. We argue that current forest policy and practices need to better mitigate the effects of fire...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.024
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... woodland may lead to large scale declines of many native species in this habitat unless mitigating measures are taken. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 140–150.
Published: 01 January 2019
... mitigation of rabbit impacts. Tanja Strive, Mark Tizard, Peter R. Brown, Steve Henry, Keith Hayes, Peter Caley, Lucy Carter and Andrew W. Sheppard - (CSIRO) - Opportunities for using novel genetic control tools for the control of Australian vertebrate pest species. Nicola Harrod, Mike Braysher and Jasmyn...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Alan York; Tom Lewis ABSTRACT Fire is a common feature of Australian forests and prescribed burning is a routine management strategy, often utilised to mitigate the effects of wildfire. However, the impacts of fire on terrestrial invertebrates are poorly understood. Here we provide an overview...