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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
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.006
... arenas which are not suited to the evaluation of deterministic or stochastic models. The adversary process hinders objective review of the sum of empirical knowledge. Confusion of terminology, methodology and philosophy indicates a fundamental conflict between the scientific paradigm and the legal...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608558
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.020
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... A clearly-articulated paradigm is described that guides much current research-based conservation effort. This paradigm, which uses a reductionist approach, provides a method for unambiguously identifying threats to biodiversity, such as causes of species' declines, and a method...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.024
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... The presentations given in this symposium have sought to examine the apparent clash between two worldviews or paradigms. In this paper, I begin by defining community-based research and examine the nature of two paradigms of science that seem to lay beneath the surface of any discussion...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... This study was undertaken to gain some knowledge of Flying-fox (Megachiroptera: Pteropodidae) learning ability, using 10 Spectacled Flying-foxes Pteropus conspicillatus in a free-operant conditioning paradigm. The subjects were trained to pull levers for a juice reward in the controlled...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 181–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
... on whose properties they occur. Such changes are paradigm shifting but necessary to improve kangaroo welfare and reduce current wastage. Conventional livestock agencies such as Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) should support the kangaroo industry as part of co-production and diversification options...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
... as the primacy of the economic growth paradigm. For a zoologist, it means finding out what is missing from those economic and political arguments that diminish or dismiss conservation concerns, such as knowing the status and ecology of all species, and all the threatening processes affecting the survival of our...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.004
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
..., such as WildCountry and Wild Lands, is needed; the conservation paradigm should be inverted with the entire continent seen as a nature reserve and human activities managed with nature conservation as a priority. However, nothing will be achieved without policies to limit and then reduce the human population and its...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.988
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
..., which takes the older trees and shifts the age-class distribution to younger trees with fewer hollows. A looming threat is climate change. We need an expanded vision that looks beyond the paradigm of conserving special species ( e.g. threatened species) and selected spaces ( e.g . national parks...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... wildlife in NSW, North America and more recently on a global basis. Beginning with a background in wildlife management acquired through undergraduate studies and volunteer work in the field, I have been lucky enough to experience the changes in reality and paradigm with regard to the values...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.002
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
.... Mike Archer argues that eating our native fauna is a better conservation option than the current paradigm of an English agricultural landscape that excludes native fauna and is composed almost entirely of introduced plant and animal species. The trade-off for the retirement of sheep from much...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.018
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... research scientists and community groups working on biodiversity issues will widen to an unbridgeable gulf unless both parties acknowledge the clash of paradigms and work to overcome them, rather than entrench them. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.026
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-5-8
... satisfactory progress towards a more sustainable future, we need to acknowledge the clashes of paradigms that exist in society and among community conservation groups and research-based conservation endeavours, and attempt to resolve them. One of the tools that helps us see the world more clearly and offers...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 272–279.
Published: 01 January 2018
... think he was a realist who recognised that you had to slog. However, I happen to like it. Harry, you commented, take the opportunity of any political window that opened. It s time to invert the paradigm. Is it too late? I would certainly say that in the case of rainforests, there are lots of questions...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 321–322.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to its core, and each contains embedded within it the current paradigms of zoological thinking. This edition, along with the past editions in the 1990s, and all the books and transactions of the RZS. reflect the full range of contemporary zoological thought and exvertise. Collectivelv. these nublications...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 36–40.
Published: 01 January 2019
... missing the chance to promote a more holistic, effective, and creative paradigm for nature conservation. Targeted killing can certainly help some threatened species but killing without proper context is not a plan for conservation. A key challenge is managing global change; which in many instances...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 267–271.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and argues we are too short of adequate descriptive data to say anything general about the earth s ecosystems. There are many subspecies of these five oversimplified models of ecological science, but the differences between these five paradigms are so large that they do not cross communicate very well...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 329–374.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., but rather through brief periods of scientific revolution (which have come to be called paradigm shifts) separated by long periods of incremental change. The vast majority of scientists, through their publications, contribute to the phase of incremental change revolutions are rare. The ideas generated...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 544–549.
Published: 20 October 2011
... in Massachusetts, USA. Wetlands 21: 508-518. Effectiveness of compensatory wetland mitigation in Massachusetts, USA Wetlands 21 508 518 Burgin, S. 2002. Tragic consequences for conservation of mis-defining the term ‘community’ Pp. 1-7. In A Clash of Paradigms: Community and Research-Based Conservation...