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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... of practical and philosophical difficulties with these measures, but they can still provide useful information. The property rights approach to the environment argues that public goods, such as forest fauna, can be privatized and can then be traded in markets. Advocates of this approach believe...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.054
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... religious groups that are hostile to science, a political or commercial stance that sees short-term gains in rejecting or undermining science, or a non-zoological understanding of animals that arrives at a philosophical position opposed to the study and management of wild animals. The extreme ‘animal rights...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 272–289.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of a philosophical approach that lead to a bitter debate with his colleague Georges Cuvier. His conflict with Cuvier and later with Richard Owen lead Geoffroy to increasingly dogmatic statements, and a willingness to accept any evidence that supported his position while rejecting much stronger evidence...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 151–157.
Published: 01 January 2019
... theory developed by the New Zealand philosopher, Nicholas Agar. Combined, the two theories support the following thesis: death harms an invertebrate because it deprives the individual of future biopreference satisfaction. Email: J.Hadley@westernsydney.edu.au Invertebrates killing animal...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 627–632.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that is associated with the species list) and more complex factors behind the compilation (the philosophical undergirding that determines how the species are differentiated in the first place) can often make its interpretation a problematic undertaking, particularly when taxonomic changes occur during the course...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 375–378.
Published: 01 June 2017
... conservation and extinction take place, we question some of the underlying philosophical premises of de-extinction projects, their potential to undermine existing relationships between conservationists and local communities and their capacity to elide the more significant issues of the complexity of human...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 318–328.
Published: 01 June 2017
... scientific and religious approaches before considering only the scientific; and acknowledging evolution and creationist positions as different world views that one may understand, but not necessarily accept. Here, we argue that any chance of success in teaching evolution to creationist students requires...
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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 (2019) 40 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... is closely linked with our ability to name things (Mace 2004). The concept of taxonomy fundamentally shapes our contemporary scientific research, but it is a continually evolving idea. The philosophical foundations of taxonomy began with Plato and Aristotle more than 2000 years ago, but it was not until...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 290–294.
Published: 17 March 2014
... by a historian, an anthropologist, a creative writer, and a social geographer collaborating with an environmental philosopher. Together they represent a small sample of the wide variety of work currently being undertaken in a field that explores the importance of animals in human societies...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 61–62.
Published: 01 June 1990
... the source of funds for the Trusts will increase at approximately 15% per annum - significantly higher than any projected rates of inflation. The philosophic basis for doing this is to use the pricing mechanism as a combination of economic and regulatory measures - as well as increas- ingly more severe...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 57–67.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in other forums and publications (e.g. Singer and Mason 2006; Sandler 2015; Chignell et al. 2016), and while my aim here is to acknowledge this philosophical debate, it is not to canvass it. Rather, my focus is on animals as a zoologist. The increasing concern for animals raised and slaughtered for human...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 420–430.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Information, Philadelphia. Johnson, K.H. 2000. Trophic-dynamic considerations in relating species diversity to ecosystem resilience. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 75: 347-376. Trophic-dynamic considerations in relating species diversity to ecosystem resilience Biological...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 511–520.
Published: 28 October 2021
... industry and Warren as part of PAUL WILLIS: Could we get the speakers from the the sheep industry is instructive, as they represent the previous session to come down the front. And I would like complete opposites in approach to dingoes as part of Neil Jordan and Brad Purcell to also join them. Neil...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 63–66.
Published: 01 January 2019
..., but they motivate people differently. toad, ugly and venomous As you Like It) to Wind The ugly and the unloved really test the question of in the Willows. The cane toad muster song brings into what belongs in Australia. What should we do about focus many of the prejudices that shape approaches what does...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 383–430.
Published: 14 October 2011
... that Gordon Grigg accepted and promoted. With the departure of both Shepherd and Caughley from this field, there was a changing of the guard in both the work undertaken and the philosophical approach to kangaroo management. The changes in the next 20 years built upon both the solid science as well...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
... food searching Photograph depicts the component of the tidbitting display where the male bobs his head up and down with his beak pointed towards the food. Female responds by approaching the male and searching for the food. Australian Zoologist volume 39 (1) Theme Edition: Zoology on the Table A chicken...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 458–473.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and lakes of New South Wales Australian Mammalogy 6 51 60 Grant, T.R., Temple-Smith, P.D. 1998. Field biology of the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus): historical and current perspectives. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 353: 1081-1091. Field biology...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 62–63.
Published: 01 June 1990
... part in environmental improvement if we each adopt the thematic approach of "thinking globally and acting locally". The boundaries drawn by the nation's colonial rulers which delineate our political administrative units do not, for the main part, follow logical ecosystem boundaries. Stress and damage...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 76–77.
Published: 01 June 1990
... of natural resources has been a philosophical ideal through Australia since the 19th Century. I would like to outline some of the fundamental decisions which have influenced the development of conservation strategy in Australia over the last 40 years. In 1960, Miss Minard F. Crommelin left a sum of $7 OOO...