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Australian Zoologist (2023) 43 (1): 52–66.
Published: 14 March 2023
...Mike Danaher; Rolf Schlagloth; Michael Hewson; Charley Geddes ABSTRACT The value of the ‘collective’ nature of citizen science to wildlife monitoring, data collection and conservation is well established. However, one person's practice can also be valuable to citizen science projects and is often...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.070
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... of legislation in achieving broad conservation goals. A synthesis of the papers presented at the one day forum run by the Royal Zoological Society of NSW is presented in this final paper. These papers display considerable insight into how threatened species legislation works, from the decision to list a species...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
10.7882/FS.2013.009
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... Systematics is fundamental to biology, one must know what one is studying, otherwise how can they be conserved. A discussion is provided on the declining systematic base here in Australia. This is because as the population of Australian systematists ages and becomes grey they are not being...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.044
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Insects are small, numerous and speciose. They respond to the landscape in many vastly different ways. Their world, largely unlike that of mammals, is an immensely complex three-dimensional one, where plant and land architectures feature strongly in their lives. Polymorphism is widespread...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.037
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The Baeini is a species-rich group of tiny scelionid wasps that parasitize the eggs of spiders. Taxonomic research on one genus, Ceratobaeus Ashmead , shows that the 116 Australian species are easily recognized on distinct morphological characters, but only about 25% of them are described...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.049
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The resource potential of most molluscs is likely to be underestimated . One mollusc, Dicathais orbita, produces a number of potential resources, including pharmaceuticals and materials, from both the adults and egg masses. The value of natural resources can change over time and one resource...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.054
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... for one butterfly species. The development of more comprehensive lists may highlight the magnitude of the invertebrate conservation problem. Invertebrate conservation may also be addressed through habitat reservation. Protected areas cover 3.7% of Queensland. One third of regional ecosystems...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.005
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... for one butterfly species. The development of more comprehensive lists may highlight the magnitude of the invertebrate conservation problem. Invertebrate conservation may also be addressed through habitat reservation. Protected areas cover 3.7% of Queensland. One third of regional ecosystems...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... a strong case for knowing what is native, and not just pushing on with restoration, or setting aside green spaces without knowing what is there, and what will occupy the new habitats. That case is the subject of this paper. Knowing the natural history of Sydney is one element of living in a civilised...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.057
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The conservation status of the Australian dragonfly fauna was evaluated against the 1996 IUCN Red List categories. Each species was assigned to one of six categories as follows: one species as Critically Endangered, 12 species as Endangered, 24 species as Vulnerable, 39 species as Near...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The role that various scientific societies played in the early life of the colony of New South Wales is briefly reviewed. It is suggested that one of the reasons that was instrumental in the formation of these societies and in the establishment of the Australian Museum in 1827 was the diverse...
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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
... Understanding of the distribution and ecology of some Western Australian bats has advanced considerably in the last ten years, while knowledge of others remains basic. The state has one species listed in the highest conservation level under state legislation ( Rhinonicteris aurantia ), and one...