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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 580–592.
Published: 09 March 2020
... and meat industry. New technologies took advantage of skilled air force pilots, and the surplus of aircraft available post World War 2, to commence an inexpensive, sustained and landscape wide approach to pest management. Aerial baiting has continued to develop as a technology since this time. However...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of poison/poisoned baits applied. Campaigns were targeted towards an increasing number of declared species, and eventually the technology took to the sky in 1947. No region was then beyond the reach of the pest control agencies. Agricultural expansion in partnership with use of broadspectrum poisons has...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Pests are often viewed as having consistently strong and negative effects on biodiversity values and agricultural productivity, especially if they have been introduced from elsewhere. However, pests do not necessarily have just negative impacts, and there is evidence that in some situations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Pests are species that, when they become overabundant, have unacceptable effects on humans. Ironically, humans themselves have greatly increased their abundance in the last century. Although this increase, together with concomitant scientific and economic growth, has brought many benefits...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... In this chapter, our aim is to draw attention to common themes, look historically at the subject, and to consider the use of words, particularly “pest”, “abundant” and “overabundant”. One of the important points is to note that the word “pest” is a label that can categorise an animal in a way...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327212
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.062
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... In Australia, invasive terrestrial pest species have been implicated in the decline of a number of threatened species. Under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 , pest threats can be listed as Key Threatening Processes which require the preparation of Threat Abatement Plans...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Emily O'Gorman; Thom van Dooren ABSTRACT This paper explores the place of pest species in agricultural landscapes in Australia. Drawing on historical, ethnographic and philosophical research, we consider the very particular—reductive, utilitarian, monological—ways of understanding and valuing...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 392–403.
Published: 01 May 2020
... J.S. Fleming. a. Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, NSW Department of Primary Industries, PO Box 530, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450, Australia. paul.meek@dpi.nsw.gov.au b. Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, NSW Department of Primary Industries, , c/-University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia. c.School...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 581–590.
Published: 01 December 2018
... is a dingo s tale?: Impacts of sampling design on our understanding of dingo ecology Guy Ballard1,2, Peter J.S. Fleming2,3 and Paul D. Meek2,4 1Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, Allingham Street, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia. 2Ecosystem Management...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 408–416.
Published: 16 October 2020
... Society of New South Wales 2021 There is no Dingo dilemma: legislation facilitates culling, containment and conservation of Dingoes in New South Wales Peter J. S. Fleming1,2,3, Guy Ballard2,4 and Nathan Cutter5 1 Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Orange, New South...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 5–12.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., Is killing essential for conservation? and an additional question, Should we kill in the name of conservation? (Bekoff Yes, killing is sometimes essential for conservation. Peter J. S. Fleming1,2 and Guy Ballard2,3 1Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, Orange...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 June 2017
... 2006; Russell et al. 2011; Wilks et al. 2013). However, these biophilic attitudes (Wilson 1984) do not necessarily extend to pest species, i.e. those which have a negative impact on humans, even when they are native (e.g. Fitzgibbon and Jones 2006; Dowle and Deane 2009). It is rare that negative...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 464–476.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., Plants and People Project, School of Environmental and Rural Sciences, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia. 2Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, Biosecurity NSW, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Orange Agricultural Institute, Forest Road Orange, NSW 2800, Australia. 3 Vertebrate Pest...