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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 362.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Correction for the paper: Stephen R. Sleightholme and Cameron R. Campbell (2018) The International Thylacine Specimen Database (6 Revision - Project Summary & Final Report). Australian Zoologist 39(3):480-512. httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2017.011 In the printed version, Table 3 (page 487) and a short...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 37–38.
Published: 17 March 2014
... A commentary on Larry Carter's paper Sue Walker NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Grafton, NSW 2460 Larry Carter has excelled in outlining wilderness and biodiversity from a legal, and international and Australian viewpoint. He also provides a useful map of wilderness in New South Wales. I provide some...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
...’ brushtail possums be removed from their property; others simply remove the animals themselves, justifying their actions on the grounds that the animals ‘belong in the bush’, despite research showing that the survival rate of translocated possums is low. In this discussion paper, we briefly review...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 94.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Sharon Sullivan © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 Whitehouse paper cuts Gordian knot Sharon Sullivan Australian Heritage Commission, Canberra My primary professional field is not nature conserva- tion, and my comments do not therefore relate to the detailed...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 09 August 2021
... studied, characteristics of the authors and readership, and the influence of the databases used to study the journal on information retrieval. Searches in different databases retrieved different numbers of papers; Scopus (including secondary documents not in the database but cited by documents...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 47–48.
Published: 01 June 1990
... says we now need to re-address bat conservation issues from "they orta" to "we can". Response to papers by H. F. Recher and J. F. Whitehouse Paul Adam School of Biological Sciences, UNSW, P.O. Box 1, Kensington 2083 The recent papers by Recher (1990) and Whitehouse (1990) are important contributions...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1998c.003
EISBN: 0-9586085-0-4
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The aim of this paper is to describe the changing profile of fauna and flora in the Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment, an area of bush and suburban land on the northern beaches of Sydney. The paper documents the large range of species and plant communities presently existing in the catchment...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.019
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... are compounded by inappropriate applications of common bibliometric statistics, such as the persistence of the discredited views that the quality of a paper may be judged by the journal in which it appears or that a simple citation count alone indicates the merit of a paper or a researcher. This paper takes...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... A ‘political ecology’ perspective was used to examine the implications of the export woodchip scheme located near Eden in south east New South Wales (NSW) for the region's public forests and their fauna. The modern paper industry's political economy emphasises the importance of a large supply...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.052
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Plenary, Part 1. Question-and-answer sessions. Following some of the spoken presentations, there were a few questions from the floor. The questions and answers were recorded. While logically they would seem best to follow directly after the relevant paper, we believe they now read better...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.018
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... This paper examines the widespread phenomenon of grumpiness among Australia's ecologists and members of related disciplines. It argues that their disillusionment is a result of consistent first-hand experience of irretrievable, but preventable, losses of species and ecosystems. It also contends...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... This paper looks at how a retail native mammal pet industry may be structured and regulated. The factors which determine a native mammal's suitability to pet keeping are reviewed. The paper also presents a short list of species with sufficient potential to warrant evaluation as pets. This short...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.049
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This paper examines the management of hollows in trees in the jarrah forest. In the first part of this paper we present a framework for development of strategies for the retention of hollow-bearing trees at the stand scale, and the information available for application of this process...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.045
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... of individual species actually enhances the likelihood of them remaining extant. The paper then examines whether or not the protection of individual species diverts effort from habitat and ecosystem conservation. Third I address the question: does the protection of species significantly reduce the vital...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.022
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... This paper describes a project that produced an atlas of changes in the distribution and abundance of birds of the wheatbelt of Western Australia. The atlas was based on data collected by 187 community-based observers between 1987 and 1990. The atlas also contained data from annotated bird lists...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.058
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Many conservation and policy issues relating to invertebrates and biodiversity conservation focus on state lands, particularly Nature Reserves and National Parks. However, the main threats to biodiversity occur on private land. This paper principally deals with how the Threatened Species...